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Description of the Office 2010 File Validation - Beta 32-Bit Edition and the Office 2010 File Validation - Beta 64-Bit Edition update: December 8, 2009

INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office 2010 File Validation - Beta, 32-Bit Edition and Microsoft Office 2010 File Validation - Beta, 64-Bit Edition. This update provides the latest fixes to Microsoft Office 2010 File Validation - Beta, 32-Bit Edition and Microsoft Office 2010 File Validation - Beta, 64-Bit Edition. Additionally, this update contains stability and performance improvements.
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Known issue

This is a beta update for Microsoft Office 2010. With this update, we are updating the File Validation tool that is used in Office 2010. The title of the update currently says Security Update. However, this is not directly related to a security update released by Microsoft.

Installation details

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 MicrosoftDownload Center:

DownloadDownload the Update for Microsoft Office 2010 File Validation - Beta (KB976133), 32-Bit Edition package now.

DownloadDownload the Update for Microsoft Office 2010 File Validation - Beta (KB976133), 64-Bit Edition package now.

Release Date: December 8, 2009

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.

How to determine whether the update is installed

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

Update for Microsoft Office 2010 File Validation - Beta (KB976133), 32-Bit Edition
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Gkexcel.dll14.0.4539.10004,546,94419-Nov-200920:06
Gkpowerpoint.dll14.0.4539.10002,755,45619-Nov-200920:06
Gkword.dll14.0.4539.10003,194,24019-Nov-200920:06
Update for Microsoft Office 2010 File Validation - Beta (KB976133), 64-Bit Edition
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Gkexcel.dll14.0.4539.10004,546,94419-Nov-200920:06
Gkpowerpoint.dll14.0.4539.10002,755,45619-Nov-200920:06
Gkword.dll14.0.4539.10003,194,24019-Nov-200920:06
You do not have to install this update if you have a later version of the files that are listed in the table.

Information for administrators about .msp files

The update consists of a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer file (.msp file) that is packaged in a self-extracting executable file. The .msp files in the following table are distributed in this update.
Name of .msp fileDescription
Gkexcel.mspApplies to Microsoft Excel 2010
Gkpowerpoint.mspApplies to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
Gkword.mspApplies to Microsoft Word 2010
2010 beta file validation patch security stability update 32-bit 976133 critical office 64-bit

APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Office 2010 suites
  • Microsoft Excel 2010
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
  • Microsoft Word 2010
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Article ID: 976133 - Last Review: 12/08/2009 22:26:54 - Revision: 1.0

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