Description of Office 2010 SP1

Introduction

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) provides the latest updates for Office 2010. This service pack includes the following two main categories of fixes:
  • Previously unreleased fixes that were made specifically for this service pack. In addition to general product fixes, these fixes include improvements in stability, performance, and security.
  • All the public updates that were released through June 2011 and all the cumulative updates that were released through April 2011 

Resolution

How to obtain and install the service pack

Method 1: Microsoft Update (recommended)

To download the service pack from Microsoft Update, go to the following Microsoft website:

Enrolling in Microsoft Update is the recommended way to update the products to SP1. Microsoft Update will detect the products that you have installed and then apply all updates to the products.

Method 2: Download the SP1 package

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Open any of the Office 2010 products (Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Excel 2010, and so on), click File, and then click Help to find your office version. (The screen shot for this step follows.)

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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
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

For more information about a complete list of all released SP1 desktop packages, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2510690 List of all Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 packages

Overview of Office 2010 SP1 improvements


More Information

Known issues and behavior changes
2532126 Known issues that you may experience when you install the Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1

Technical information

For more information about this service pack that includes a list of files affected, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2532118 Technical details about the Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) releases
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Article ID: 2460049 - Last Review: Mar 21, 2014 - Revision: 1

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