Most of the time while using our computers, we may get notifications about installed software that require updates. Although some of them usually take time to install, we must not ignore these software updates as they help to reduce the risk of harmful malware attacks. They also fix compatibility issues with other devices and applications.
Due to the activities of hackers, all software that is installed on our computers tends to become vulnerable after a few months. Microsoft Office installations are not left out as the developers tend to also work on fixing security holes and improving its performance, stability, and compatibility. The Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 is one of such important updates for all users of that edition of the productivity suite.
How Can Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 Benefit PC Users?
The Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2) comes with the latest updates for the 2010 edition of the productivity suite. It provides general product fixes, including previously unreleased fixes for improved security, speed, and performance. It can be installed by users who have the Office 2010 SP1 installation as it contains all cumulative updates that were made available through April 2013 and public updates as of May 2013. After installing this update, a system restart would be required to apply the changes.
You should verify your version of Office first to ensure that you are installing the correct package as there are 32-bit and 64-bit versions. The version information can be found in any of the Office suite applications like Microsoft Word 2010. Once the application is launched, click on the “File” menu to reveal further options including the “Help” feature which contains the “About Microsoft Word” section that would reveal the version information.
If you have a version number that is in the range of 14.0.7015.1000 and above, then you already have the Microsoft Office 2010 SP2 installed on your computer. It comes with several compatibility and performance improvements for Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint 2010. For Word 2010, it fixes issues with templates, tables, fields, bookmarks, track changes, email addresses, autocorrect options, and object wrapping. Compatibility issues with Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 blogs are also fixed with this update. Excel 2010 users will enjoy improvements in performance as you would no longer have issues with Agave formulas and duplication of data that contain additional built-in styles. It also fixes issues with the use of commas and semicolons in data validation, as well as compatibility problems with tables created using Microsoft Office 2013. Users of Outlook 2010 would no longer have to worry about the spell checks and the overall size of composed email messages.
For PowerPoint 2010, video quality is improved as well as compatibility with Mozilla Firefox and co-authoring a presentation with other users.
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 Key Features Include:
- Fixes security, compatibility, and performance issues with Office 2010.
- Fixes issues with templates, tables, track changes, autocorrect options, and lots more in Word 2010.
- Fixes issues with Agave formulas and duplication of data that contain additional built-in styles.
- Fixes issues with the use of commas and semicolons in data validation while using Excel 2010.
- Fixes compatibility problems with tables created using Microsoft Office 2013.
- Fixes issues with spell checks and the overall size of composed email messages in Outlook 2010.
- Video quality is improved as well as compatibility with Mozilla Firefox and co-authoring a presentation with other users in PowerPoint 2010.
The Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 fixes all known issues with the individual programs contained in that edition of the productivity suite. This would enable users to improve their speed and productivity while using any of the Microsoft Office 2010 applications.
We don't have any change log information for Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 1.0 yet. If you have any change log info for this version of Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 you can share with us.
Last Updated: 2019-09-04
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