Summary

This article describes the Microsoft Excel Online issues that are fixed in the Excel Online hotfix package that is dated October 25, 2011.

INTRODUCTION

Issue that this hotfix package fixes

  • When you click Open in Excel, an .odc connection file is opened instead of an .xlsx file.

    Note This issue occurs after you apply Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1).  

  • Excel Calculation Service cannot display workbooks if no root site collection is created for a web application.

    Note This issue occurs after you apply Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 SP1.


Resolution

Hotfix information


A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To install this hotfix, you must have Excel Online installed.

Restart requirement

You may not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is 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.


Download information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Excelwebapp-kb2596583-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

14.0.6112.5000

11,061,704

18-Oct-2011

8:26


Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Xlwacwfe-x-none.msp

Not Applicable

12,210,688

17-Oct-2011

22:09


After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:

Xlwacwfe-x-none.msp information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Acewdat.dll

14.0.6009.1000

3,050,912

29-Aug-2011

6:48

Microsoft.office.excel.server.calculationserver.dll

14.0.6112.5000

636,784

12-Oct-2011

8:50

Microsoft.office.excel.server.calculationserver.interop.dll

14.0.6015.1000

230,256

29-Aug-2011

6:52

Microsoft.office.excel.server.calculationserver.proxy.dll

14.0.6015.1000

186,224

29-Aug-2011

6:52

Microsoft.office.excel.server.dll

14.0.6021.1000

964,464

29-Aug-2011

6:52

Microsoft.office.excel.server.mosshost.dll

14.0.6021.1000

259,952

29-Aug-2011

6:52

Microsoft.office.excel.server.webservices.dll

14.0.6015.1000

51,040

29-Aug-2011

6:52

Microsoft.office.excel.webui.dll

14.0.6015.1000

92,032

29-Aug-2011

6:52

Microsoft.office.excel.webui.internal.dll

14.0.6112.5000

640,896

05-Oct-2011

14:55

Microsoft.office.excel.webui.mobile.dll

14.0.6015.1000

112,488

29-Aug-2011

6:52

Xlsrv.dll

14.0.6112.5000

14,638,960

16-Oct-2011

11:43

Xlsrvintl.dll

14.0.6111.5000

105,344

13-Sep-2011

1:39



References

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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