Description of the Excel 2010 hotfix package (Excel-x-none.msp, Graph-x-none.msp): February 28, 2012

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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Excel 2010 issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated February 28, 2012.

INTRODUCTION

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • The existing column names in a PivotTable are not translated when you change the display language in Excel 2010.

    Note The new display language is applied to column names only after all existing instances of a given column are removed from and then re-added to a PivotTable. For example, if a PivotTable contains two "Unit Sales" columns, such as "Unit Sales" and "Unit Sales 2", the localized version of "Unit Sales" is displayed only after both columns are removed from and then re-added to the PivotTable.
  • Assume that you have a workbook that contains a link that refers to an external workbook located on a mapped drive. When you open the workbook by using a Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path in Excel 2010, the link referring to the external workbook contains the wrong path. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
    This workbook contains one or more links that cannot be updated.

    Note Make sure that you update all installations of Excel 2007 with hotfix package 2598032 and all installations of Excel 2010 with hotfix package 2597940 before you try to share files that contain links to UNC paths between computers. If you save a workbook that contains a link to a UNC path in an updated version of Excel, and then you open the workbook in a version of Excel that is not updated, the link refers to the wrong address. For example, if you save a workbook that contains the link \\server\share\main\Book1.xlsx in an updated version of Excel, and then you open the workbook in a version of Excel that is not updated, the link refers to the address \\server\main\Book1.xlsx.

MORE INFORMATION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

You must have Office 2010 or Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed to apply this hotfix package. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2510690 List of all Office 2010 SP1 packages

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The English version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

x86


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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Office2010-kb2597940-fullfile-x86-glb.exe14.0.6117.500057,993,0729-Feb-1221:34

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel-x-none.mspNot Applicable66,807,2969-Feb-129:10
Graph-x-none.mspNot Applicable1,988,6089-Feb-129:10

Excel-x-none.msp file information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel.exe14.0.6117.500020,775,1929-Feb-122:30
Excelcnv.exe14.0.6117.500017,819,4167-Feb-1220:52
Xlicons.exe14.0.6009.10001,479,5201-Sep-1116:35

Graph-x-none.msp file information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Graph.exe14.0.6117.50004,302,6487-Feb-1219:53

x64

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Office2010-kb2597940-fullfile-x64-glb.exe14.0.6117.500059,702,6089-Feb-1219:17

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel-x-none.mspNot Applicable65,803,7769-Feb-129:09
Graph-x-none.mspNot Applicable3,173,3769-Feb-129:09

Excel-x-none.msp file information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel.exe14.0.6117.500028,258,5849-Feb-122:51
Excelcnv.exe14.0.6117.500025,019,6727-Feb-1221:35
Xlicons.exe14.0.6009.10001,479,5201-Sep-1116:35

Graph-x-none.msp file information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Graph.exe14.0.6117.50006,443,3207-Feb-1220:06

REFERENCES

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 2597940 - Last Review: March 16, 2012 - Revision: 2.0
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  • Microsoft Excel 2010
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