Description of the Word 2010 update 2837593: December 10, 2013

Applies to: Microsoft Word 2010


This article describes update 2837593 for Microsoft Word 2010 that was released on December 10, 2013. The download links for this update are also included here.
This update provides the latest fixes for Word 2010. It also includes stability and performance improvements.

Install prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have Microsoft Office 2010 with Service Pack 2 (SP2).

Download and install the update

You can use Windows Update to download and install the update (recommended).

This update is also available for download from the Microsoft Download Center: 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.

Issues that this update fixes

  • When you compare two documents in Word 2010, revision types are not recognized correctly.
  • When you insert a bound content control that does not contain any text into a document in Word 2010, Word 2010 crashes.

More Information

The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Office System TechCenter, go to the following Microsoft website: