Installation Instructions for Hot Fix M55003
Windows for x64
Hot fix M55003 addresses an issue in SAS Add-in for Microsoft Office 6.1_M1 on Windows for x64.
The hot fix downloaded, M55003x6.zip, contains the updated files required to address
You must have SAS Add-in for Microsoft Office 6.1_M1 installed on your system before applying this hot fix.
Refer to SN-35968 for instructions on how to determine which product releases you have installed.
Files delivered in this hot fix will be backed up during the installation process.
However, it is good general practice to back up your system before applying updates
You must have Administrator Privileges on your CLIENT or SERVER machine.
All currently active SAS sessions, daemons, spawners and servers must be terminated
before applying this hot fix.
- This hot fix should be installed using the same userid who performed the initial
Installation using the SAS Deployment Manager (SDM)
If you originally installed SAS Add-in for Microsoft Office 6.1_M1 using the SAS Deployment Wizard (SDW), then Hot Fix M55003
should be applied to your system using the SAS Deployment Manager (SDM).
By default, the SDM will search in the <SASHOME>\InstallMisc\HotFixes\New directory for hot
fixes to be applied, but will also prompt for a location if you have downloaded hot fixes to a different
After downloading M55003x6.zip, follow the instructions for applying hot fixes in the
SAS Deployment Wizard and SAS Deployment Manager 9.4: Userís Guide.
Installation using Windows Installer (MSI)
If you originally installed SAS Add-in for Microsoft Office 6.1_M1 using the Independent Installer from the SAS Software Depot\standalone_installs directory,
then Hot Fix M55003 should be applied to your system using using the following steps:
1) Create a "M55003x6" directory on your machine and extract the contents of M55003x6.zip into that directory.
2) Go to the M55003x6\products\msofficeint_M55003__wx6__en__sp0__1 directory
3) Double-click "msofficeint_patch.msp".
This completes the installation of hot fix M55003 on Windows for x64.