Description of the SharePoint Workspace 2010 update: November 13, 2012

Applies to: SharePoint Workspace 2010


Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010. This update provides the latest fixes for the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of SharePoint Workspace 2010.

Issue that this update fixes

When you install Microsoft Office 2010 and Office 2013 side by side, you experience the following:
  • You cannot open an Office Document Cache (ODC) file (such as a Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or other Office file) on a SharePoint Workspace 2010 website.
  • When you open an ODC file from SharePoint Workspace 2010, and then you edit and save the file, the changes are saved to the Office 2013 cache. However, the changes are not synchronized with the SharePoint Workspace 2010 website.
  • Certain fields on a SharePoint 2013 server are not synchronized with the SharePoint Workspace 2010 website.


Update details

This update does not replace a previously released update.

How to obtain and install the update

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


Download Download the 32-bit update package now.


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.

Known issue

The name of this update in the Microsoft Download Center is "Update for Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010 KB2589371." 

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