Two of the articles in yesterday's WinInfo need a bit of clarification...

First of all, thanks to Adam Vujic for locating the Word 98 bug-fix file, which is actually named WDODMA.EXE. You can download this file from the Microsoft Support site.

You can also find out more about this bug-fix at the Microsoft Web site.

Also, I'd like to thank Chris Hassler who pointed out that this bug-fix is only required if you are working in a networked environment.

Jeff Sigman wrote to mention that the TAPI hot-fix I mentioned yesterday should not be installed over a previous version of TAPI. TAPI 2.0 comes with Service Pack 3, so you must install TAPI 2.1 before applying the hot-fix. You can get TAPI 2.1 from the Microsoft Web site.

This probably goes without saying, but I'll mention it just to be clear: if you're using Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 3, you don't need to apply every single hot-fix. You should check out the hot-fixes as they are released and then determine whether the problems they fix affect you. TAPI, as it happens, is an API for software developers. If you aren't developing telephony software for Windows, you probably don't need this hot-fix.

Thanks again to Jeff for the info!

--Pau