By the way, the knowledgebase has a very useless article:
"HOW TO: Check the Version of Office 2003"
listing a weird (beta?) Excel version.
But I'm curious about the file versions, not the version that is shown in
the Help|About boxes.
(I can analyze MSI files, saves me tons of time on installing)
"Zweitze de Vries" <zweitze@a*****o.nl> wrote in message
> (Please excuse my cross-posting, can't determine the correct newsgroup for
> Hi all,
> Subject says it all, doesn't it?
> I have a version of Office here, with the following files:
> MSO.DLL: version 11.0.5606.0
> OUTLLIB.DLL: version 11.0.5608.0
> WINWORD.EXE: version 11.0.5604.0
> I want to check the compatibility of our software with the new version of
> Microsoft Office. This new version can be downloaded from MSDN, but our
> admin stated he "already has a version". I'm pretty sure he laid his hands
> on a version that did not ship - files are dated Aug 15, or earlier. Note
> have a Universal MSDN subscription, but the sys admin prefers not download
> Unfortunately, the Microsoft DLL Help database is not updated yet. Can
> anybody, who is positive he downloaded the shipping version (available
> a week or so), confirm me the version numbers?
> Thanks in advance,
> Zweitze de Vries
> Cyco Software
> Rijswijk, The Netherlands