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This article describes the issues that are fixed in the Microsoft Office 2010 hotfix package that is dated August 12, 2014.


Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • Assume that you turn on Track Changes in a Word 2010 document that contains fields or OLE objects. You make some changes in it. Then you click to save and close the document. When you reopen it, some unexpected formatting revisions are displayed in the Revision balloon.

  • When you extend the selection from a table cell to another table cell in Word 2010, the WindowSelectionChange event is not triggered.

  • Assume that you set a group policy that disables the AutoCorrect does not apply Capitalized sentence feature in Word 2010. You open a Word document, and then you type a paragraph. In this situation, the first sentence of the paragraph is still capitalized.

  • Assume that you open a document that contains some internal links in Word 2010, and then you save it as a PDF file. When you reopen the Word document, some additional pages are added unexpectedly, and the internal links become incorrect. These issues also occur in the newly created PDF file.

  • Assume that you use the preview pane in Windows Explorer to preview a Word 2010 document. After you close the explorer window, the winword.exe process may remain running and use 100 percent of the CPU.

  • When you group some fields in a Word 2010 document, the information about the fields do not update. For example, the grouped Date & Time field and the grouped Page Number field do not update as expected.

More Information

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problems 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: 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.


To install this hotfix package, you must have either Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed.

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

List of all Office 2010 SP1 packages

List of all Office 2010 SP2 packages

Restart requirement

You do 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 resolve 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.

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