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Description of the Office 2010 update: August 14, 2012

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office 2010. This update provides the latest fixes for the 32-bit and the 64-bit editions of Office 2010. Additionally, this update contains stability and performance improvements.

Issue that this update fixes

Assume that you configure a SharePoint server that does not require credentials and a proxy server that requires credentials. However, when you try to use Office 2010 to open a file on the SharePoint server, Office 2010 does not set the proxy credential correctly.

Update details

This update does not replace any previously released update.

How to obtain and install the update

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:


DownloadDownload the 32-bit update package now.


DownloadDownload the 64-bit update package now.

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
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Restart information

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

How to determine whether the update is installed

This update contains files that have the versions that are listed in the following table.


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How to uninstall this update

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. Type Appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
  3. Use one of the following procedures, depending on the operating system that you are running:
    • Windows 7 and Windows Vista
      1. Click View installed updates.
      2. In the list of updates, locate and click update 2598289, and then click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP
      1. Click to select the Show updates check box.
      2. In the list of updates, locate and click update 2598289, and then click Remove.
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:
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Article ID: 2598289 - Last Review: 08/14/2012 17:23:00 - Revision: 1.0

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