- For individual, small business, and organizational users, use the Windows automatic updating feature to install the fixes from Microsoft Update. To do this, see Get security updates automatically on the Microsoft Safety and Security Center website.
Skip the details: Download the updates for your home computer or laptop from the Microsoft Update website now:
- For IT professionals, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-046 on the Security TechCenter website.
How to obtain help and support for this security updateHelp installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update
Security solutions for IT professionals:
TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support
Help protect your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center
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Download informationGet the update for the x86 version of Microsoft Office 2010.
Get the update for the x64 version of Microsoft Office 2010.
Prerequisites to install this security updateTo install this security update, you must have Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed on the computer.
For more information about how to obtain these service packs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Restart informationYou may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. In this case, a message is displayed that advises you to restart.
To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update. For more information about why you may be prompted to restart the computer, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
Removal informationTo remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Office 2010. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes of this issue.
For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Article ID: 2999412 - Last Review: 12 May 2015 - Revision: 1