- For individual, small business, and organizational users: use the Windows automatic updating feature to install the fixes from Microsoft Update. To do this, see Get security updates automatically on the Microsoft Safety and Security Center website.
- For IT professionals: see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-044 on the Security TechCenter website.
How to obtain help and support for this security updateHelp installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update
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More information about this security update
Download informationThis security updates are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
- Download the security update for Microsoft Office 2010 32-Bit Edition package now.
- Download the security update for Microsoft Office 2010 64-Bit Edition package now.
Prerequisites for installing this security updateTo install this security update, you must be running a computer that has Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 installed.
For more information about how to obtain the service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
You may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message is displayed that advises you to restart the computer.
To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update.
For more information, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Removal informationNote We do not recommend that you remove any security update.
To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Office 2010. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes of this issue.
For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: