Description of the Office 2010 File Validation update: December 14, 2010

Applies to: Office 2010

INTRODUCTION


Microsoft has released an update for the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Microsoft Office 2010 File Validation. This update provides the latest fixes for the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Office 2010 File Validation. Additionally, this update contains stability and performance improvements.

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Update details

This update does not replace any previously released update.

How to obtain and install the update

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

32-bit

Download Download the 32-bit update package now.

64-bit

Download Download the 64-bit update package now.
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you install this update.

How to determine whether the update is installed

This update contains files that have the versions that are listed in the following table.

32-bit
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Gkexcel.dll14.0.5123.50033,366,27215-Sep-20105:54
Gkpowerpoint.dll14.0.5123.50032,102,65615-Sep-20105:54
Gkword.dll14.0.5123.50032,318,20815-Sep-20105:54

64-bit
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Gkexcel.dll14.0.5123.50034,571,52015-Sep-20106:07
Gkpowerpoint.dll14.0.5123.50032,778,49615-Sep-20106:07
Gkword.dll14.0.5123.50033,178,36815-Sep-20106:07

To determine the version of the files that are installed on the computer, follow these steps, as appropriate for the operating system that you are running.

Windows 7
  1. Click Start, and then click Computer.
  2. In the Search Computer box, typeGkexcel.dll, and then press ENTER.
  3. Right-click Gkexcel.dll, and then click Properties.
  4. On the General tab, note the properties of the Gkexcel.dll file that is installed on the computer.


Windows Vista
  1. Click StartStart Button , and then click Search.
  2. Click Advanced Search.
  3. In the Location box, click Local Hard Drives.
  4. In the Name box, type
    Gkexcel.dll, and then click
    Search.
  5. In the list of files, right-click Gkexcel.dll, and then click Properties.
  6. On the General tab, note the properties of the Gkexcel.dll file that is installed on the computer.
Windows XP
  1. Start Search Companion. To do this, click
    Start, and then click Search.

    Note If Windows Desktop Search starts, click Click here to use Search Companion.
  2. In the Search Results window, click All files and folders in the Search Companion pane.
  3. In the All or part of the file name box, type Gkexcel.dll, and then click Search.
  4. In the list of files, right-click Gkexcel.dll and then click
    Properties.
  5. On the General tab and on the
    Version tab, note the properties of the Gkexcel.dll file that is installed on the computer.

How to uninstall this update

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. Type appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
  3. Use one of the following procedures, depending on the operating system that you are running:
    • Windows 7 and Windows Vista
      1. Click View installed updates.
      2. In the list of updates, locate and then click update 2413186, and then click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP
      1. Click to select the Show updates check box.
      2. In the list of updates, locate and click update 2413186, and then click Remove.


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