September 9, 2014 update for Excel 2010(KB2889836)

Applies to: Excel 2010

This article describes update KB2889836 for Microsoft Excel 2010 that was released on September 9, 2014.

This update includes stability and performance improvements.

Issue that the update resolves


  • When you select the chart area(the chart area is the entire chart and all its elements) of a chart in a worksheet in Excel 2010, the formula bar is disabled. This issue occurs after you install update KB2881057 for Excel 2010.

How to download and install the update


Windows Update

Use Windows Update to automatically download and install the update.

Download Center

This update is also available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center
If you are not sure what platform (32-bit or 64-bit) you’re running, see Am I running 32-bit or 64-bit Office?.

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

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you install this update.

More Information


Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have either Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2460049 Description of Office 2010 SP1
2687455 Description of Office 2010 SP2

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