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You do NOT want to leave KB969897 uninstalled for any length of time, even
if its presence caused printing problems!
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> 1. Windows XP (x64) SP3 (SP2)
> 2. No error message and no print dialog popup from outlook 2003 / IE 7
> 3. Problem went away after uninstalling KB969897
> 4. No incompatible browser add-ons
> 5. -
> 6. -
> "Don Varnau" <don_04[at]varnau[dot]org> wrote in message
>> 1. Which version of Windows? (Including SP level- SP1, SP2, etc.)
>> 2. What, specifically, is the printing problem? Is there an error
>> Are other programs affected or just IE?
>> 3. If you uninstall the update http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969897
>> the problem go away?
>> 4. Check for an incompatible browser add-on.
>> IEBlog Troubleshooting and Internet Explorerís (No Add-ons) Mode:
>> Problem: Crashes or hangs
>> 5. If the problem is not caused by an add-on, see if a third-party
>> is the cause.
>> 936214- How to troubleshoot compatibility problems that affect IE7 in
>> Windows Vista:
>> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936214 (Also applies to XP)
>> 6. No charge support is available for security updates for home users in
>> US or Canada. For other locations see:
>> Look for "How to obtain help and support for this security update" at
>> For other locations see:
>> Hope this helps,
>> [MS MVP- IE]
>> "Kris" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> After patch tuesday and the installation of kb969897 I have a printing
>>> Is there a workaround to fix this.