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Article ID: 2810073 - Last Review: September 11, 2014 - Revision: 3.0

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-024. To learn more about this security bulletin: 

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update (

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Prerequisites to apply this security update

To install this security update, you must have Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed on the computer.

For more information about how to obtain the service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2460049  ( ) Description of Office 2010 SP1

2687455  ( ) Description of Office 2010 Service Pack 2

Restart information

In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message is displayed that advises you to restart.

To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install the security update.

For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 887012 ( .

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
2597986  ( ) MS12-060: Description of the security update for Office 2010: August 14, 2012

Removal information

This update cannot be removed.

File information

The English (United States) version of this security 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 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.
Microsoft Office 2010 SP1 or SP2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime

Applies to
  • Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2
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