April 14, 2015 update for PowerPoint 2010 (KB2956190)

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2PowerPoint 2010

This article describes update KB2956190 for Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 that was released on April 14, 2015. This update has a prerequisite.

Improvements and Fixes

Fixes the following issue:
When you copy and paste some content that contains an ActiveX control to a presentation slide in PowerPoint 2010, you receive the following error message:
An error occurred during creation of ActiveX control.

How to download and install the update

Microsoft Update

Use Microsoft Update to automatically download and install the update.

Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

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? Additionally, see more information about how to download Microsoft support files .

Update information

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this update.


To apply this update, you must have Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 installed.


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