This article describes update KB3115476 for Microsoft Excel 2010, which was released on August 9, 2016. This update has a prerequisite.



Improvements and fixes

Fixes the following issue:

Excel 2010 silently blocks the loading of untrusted HTML files. This issue occurs after you install MS16-088: Description of the security update for Excel 2010: July 12, 2016 (KB3115322). After you install this new update, Excel 2010 will open HTML documents (even if they're renamed as .xls files) in protected view instead of silently failing.



How to download and install the update

Microsoft Update

Use Microsoft 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're 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.

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Update information

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

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

More Information

Windows 10

  1. Click Start, enter View Installed Updates in the Search Windows box, and then press Enter.

  2. In the list of updates, locate and then select update KB3115476, and then click Uninstall.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then select Search. If you're using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, and then select Search.

  2. Enter windows update, click Windows Update, and then click Installed Updates.

  3. In the list of updates, locate and then select update KB3115476, and then click Uninstall.

Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP

  1. Click Start, enter Run, and then click Run.

  2. Enter Appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.

  3. Use one of the following procedures, depending on the operating system that you're running.

    • Windows 7 and Windows Vista

      1. Click View installed updates.

      2. In the list of updates, locate and select update KB3115476, and then click Uninstall.

    • Windows XP

      1. Select the Show updates check box.

      2. In the list of updates, locate and select update KB3115476, and then click Remove.


References

See the information about the standard terminology that's used to describe Microsoft software updates. The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office.

File Information

The global version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it's converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

excel-x-none.msp file information

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Excel.exe

Excel.exe

14.0.7172.5001

20,411,584

31-Jul-2016

03:34

Excel.man

Excel.exe.manifest

Not applicable

1,194

13-Oct-2015

03:40

Xl12cnv.exe

Excelcnv.exe

14.0.7170.5000

17,848,000

16-May-2016

23:04

Xlcall32.dll

Xlcall32.dll

14.0.7162.5000

10,432

13-Oct-2015

03:52

Xlicons.exe

Xlicons.exe

14.0.7120.5000

1,480,360

04-Mar-2014

15:06


excel-x-none.msp file information

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Excel.exe

Excel.exe

14.0.7172.5001

27,667,136

31-Jul-2016

03:37

Excel.man

Excel.exe.manifest

Not applicable

1,196

13-Oct-2015

03:48

Xl12cnv.exe

Excelcnv.exe

14.0.7170.5000

25,059,520

16-May-2016

23:18

Xlcall32.dll

Xlcall32.dll

14.0.7162.5000

10,944

13-Oct-2015

04:00

Xlicons.exe

Xlicons.exe

14.0.7120.5000

1,480,360

04-Mar-2014

15:06


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