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This article describes the issues that are fixed in the Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 hotfix package that is dated October 8, 2013.


Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You have a document library in SharePoint 2010.

    • You operate the computer by using a keyboard.

    • You use the keyboard to select the Upload Multiple Documents button in the Upload Document dropdown menu, and then you press Enter.

    In this scenario, the keyboard selection remains on the original page instead of moving to the newly opened Upload Multiple Documents dialog box.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You have a Managed Metadata Service application in SharePoint Server 2010.

    • The This service application is the default storage location for keywords option is enabled.

    • You enter two duplicate term values in the same section of the Edit my profile page.

    In this scenario, when you return to the Edit my profile page, you receive the following error message:

    There was an error processing the request.

    Additionally, no terms are displayed.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You have a document library on a SharePoint Server 2010 site that has the Document Set feature enabled.

    • You enable Content Types in Advanced Settings under Document Library Settings, and add the Document Set content type into the Content Types section under Document Library Settings.

    • You configure the validation settings,set a custom user message, and then you apply it to any column in the document library.

    • You try to create a document set that does not fulfill all the validation options.

    In this scenario, you receive the following error message instead of the custom user message:

    List data validation failed.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You have a team site collection on SharePoint Server 2010.

    • You add a workflow to a document library.

    • You make some changes to the Task Status column under Site Settings, and then you click OK to save the changes.

    • You upload a document, and then you start the workflow.

    • You try to reassign the workflow task.

    In this scenario, the workflow task is not reassigned.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You browse a SharePoint Server 2010 site by using the keyboard.

    • You type inside a form control that offers a spelling check button on the ribbon of the form control.

    • You use the Shift+Tab keyboard shortcut to move the keyboard selection to the spelling check button, and press Enter.

    • In the dialog box that appears, you press the Tab key to move the keyboard selection to the OK button, and then press Enter.

    In this scenario, the keyboard selection moves to the webpage in the background instead of returning to the form control.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You have a custom list on a SharePoint Server 2010 site.

    • You enable the Blob cache for the site by modifying the web.config file.

    • You create a new column that has the Multiple lines of text and Enhanced rich text options enabled.

    • You try to add new list items to the list, and each item contains an image that is inserted in the enhanced rich text field.

    In this scenario, the image that you upload may be replaced by a broken image icon.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You enable the Managed Metadata Service in a SharePoint Server 2010 application.

    • You have a custom sort order of a term set in the application.

    • You change the term set owner to another account.

    In this scenario, the custom sort order of the term set is reset.

More Information

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problems 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: 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.


To install this hotfix, you must have either SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

List of all SharePoint 2010 and Office Server 2010 SP1 packages

2687522List of all SharePoint 2010 and Office Server 2010 SP2 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 one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix package may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix package contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.

The global 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.

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