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Description of the Office 2010 update: August 27, 2013

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office 2010. This update resolves some issues that occur when you try to upgrade to Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2) from an earlier version of Office 2010.

Note We recommend that you install this update before you upgrade to Office 2010 SP2.

Update details

This update does not replace any previously released update.

How to obtain and install the update

The following files are 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
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Restart information

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

How to uninstall this update

Windows 8
  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search. If you are using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, and then click Search.
  2. Type windows update, tap or click Settings, and then tap or click View installed updates in the search results.
  3. In the list of updates, locate and then tap or click update 2825640, and then tap or click Uninstall.

Windows 7
  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. Type Appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
  3. Click View installed updates.
  4. In the list of updates, locate and then click update 2825640, and then click Uninstall.
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:

Article ID: 2825640 - Last Review: 09/17/2013 09:46:00 - Revision: 2.0

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