Description of the SharePoint Foundation 2010 hotfix package (Sts-x-none.msp): December 13, 2011

Applies to: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010


This article describes the Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 issues that are fixed in the SharePoint Foundation 2010 hotfix package that is dated December 13, 2011.


Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • Assume that you use Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) to configure Claims Based authentication in SharePoint Foundation 2010. When you use a mobile device to access a SharePoint Foundation 2010 site, no credential dialog box appears. Instead, you receive the following error message in the mobile browser:

    403 Forbidden
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You create a custom list in a SharePoint Foundation 2010 library.
    • You create a Gantt view for the custom list.
    • You add a list item that contains date and time information.

    In this scenario, the Gantt view displays the date and time information incorrectly.
  • SharePoint Foundation 2010 does not display the Data Form Web Part. Additionally, the following error message is logged in the Unified Logging Service (ULS) log:

    Collection was modified; enumeration operation may not execute.
  • When you use the Markup Styles command to edit a SharePoint Foundation 2010 webpage, unexpected line breaks are displayed between the headline and the text.
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You have the German language pack installed on a SharePoint Foundation 2010 server.
    • You create an English site collection and set the alternate display language to German.
    • You create a custom list that contains several columns.
    • You set the site collection's display language to German.
    • You configure some columns to use English text.

    In this scenario, the LinkTitle and LinkTitleNoMenu fields in the columns that you configured to display English text display German text. 
  • Assume that you create a site template that contains a workflow. You design the workflow to create a document set in a document library. When you use the template to create another site and start the workflow, the workflow creates a folder instead of a document set.
  • When you use a site template to create several site collections and then delete one of the newly created site collections in SharePoint Foundation 2010, you cannot deactivate or delete the site template.
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You install the Dutch language pack on a SharePoint Foundation 2010 server.
    • You create a blog type site collection.
    • You try to save the blog type site collection as a template.

    In this scenario, you receive the following error message:

    Er is een onverwachte fout opgetreden.
  • When you perform a differential backup for a content database on a SharePoint Foundation 2010 farm and then try to restore the content database on another SharePoint farm, the restore job fails.
  • When the Search Service Application database has a SQL Server alias configured in a SharePoint farm, the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) writer does not return the correct information in SharePoint Foundation 2010.
  • When you try to delete a subsite on the Sites and Workspaces page in SharePoint Foundation 2010, a different subsite is deleted unexpectedly.
  • When you configure the incoming email settings for a list of blog posts and then send an email message that contains an inline image to the list of blog posts in SharePoint Foundation 2010, the email message is added to the list of blog posts without the inline image. However, the inline image should also be added to the list of blog posts.
  • When you have permissions on a single folder in a document library in SharePoint Foundation 2010, and you try to create alert notifications for the folder, you receive the following error message:

    Access Denied
  • When you enable the Create a version each time you edit an item in this list setting for a custom list in SharePoint Foundation 2010 and then run code that calls the SPListItem.UpdateOverWriteVersion() method in a console application, a new version of a list item is generated unexpectedly.
  • Assume that you add a discussion to a discussion board that contains an apostrophe (') in its subject line. The discussion receives many replies over several pages. When you try to move to the next page in the discussion, the pager control does not function correctly and an error occurs.
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You create a custom Web Part that uses the SPCalendarView class in SharePoint Foundation 2010.
    • You apply SharePoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 1 on the SharePoint Foundation 2010 server.
    • You add the Web Part to a SharePoint site, and the Web Part displays the events for the current day in the calendar.
    • You navigate to the next day or previous day in the calendar on the Web Part.

    In this scenario, the Web Part displays the events for the current day on the calendar entry for the next day or previous day.
  • You set validation on a column on a SharePoint site that uses a blog site template. If validation on the column fails, you do not receive a default error message or custom error message.
  • When you delete a subsite of a site collection and then run the stsadm –o databaserepair command or SharePoint Health Analyzer, a report shows that the subsite was deleted incorrectly as an orphan site.
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You change the Share List Items Across All Meetings settings of a list or a document library on a Meeting Workspace site.  
    • You save the Meeting Workspace site as a template.
    • You use the template to create another site.

    In this scenario, the changes that you made to the settings are not applied to the new site.
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You install Microsoft Office Online in SharePoint Foundation 2010.
    • You configure alert notifications for a document library.
    • You upload a .pptx file to the document library.
    • You receive an alert notification that contains a link to the .pptx file.
    • You click the link.

    In this scenario, the link is broken.
  • When you add several webpages to a SharePoint Foundation 2010 site collection and then use the Manage Pages command on the Site Actions menu to change the order of the webpages, the order is not changed.
  • 2597043 The proc_GetContentTypeIdFromUrl stored procedure takes a long time to retrieve the content type identifier of a document in SharePoint Foundation 2010


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem 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: Note 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 Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 or Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 1 installed.

Restart requirement

You may 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 the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to resolve 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.

Download information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Sts-x-none.mspNot Applicable34,591,23222-Nov-20112:47

After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table.

Sts-x-none.msp information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates