Saturday 9 July 2011

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Microsoft announced the launch of its new cloud based software “Office 365” that offers access to your email, documents, contacts, and calendars anywhere, thus always keeping you up-to-date. Besides, MS has also released the Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2460049), both for 32-bit and 64-bit edition.

Microsoft Office 2010 SP1 provides the latest updates for Office 2010 which improve security, performance, and stability. Additionally, it includes all the public updates that were released through June 2011, and all the cumulative updates that were released through April 2011. Currently, Service Pack 1 is being offered as a manual download from the Microsoft Download Center and will be made available soon via Automatic Update.
Below is a list of fixes and improvements that SP1 for Office 2010 includes:

  • Outlook fixes an issue where “Snooze Time” would not reset between appointments.
  • The default behavior for PowerPoint "Use Presenter View" option changed to display the slide show on the secondary monitor.
  • Integrated community content in the Access Application Part Gallery.
  • Better alignment between Project Server and SharePoint Server browser support.
  • Improved backup / restore functionality for SharePoint Server
  • The Word Web Application extends printing support to “Edit Mode.”
  • Project Professional now synchronizes scheduled tasks with SharePoint task lists.
  • Internet Explorer 9 “Native” support for Office Web Applications and SharePoint
  • Office Web Applications Support for Chrome
  • Inserting Charts into Excel Workbooks using Excel Web Application
  • Support for searching PPSX files in Search Server
  • Visio Fixes scaling issues and arrowhead rendering errors with SVG export
  • Proofing Tools improve spelling suggestions in Canadian English, French, Swedish and European Portuguese.
  • Outlook Web Application Attachment Preview (with Exchange Online only)
The service packs are available for download in various languages.
- Download Office 2010 SP1 32-bit Edition (Size: 361 MB)
- Download Office 2010 SP1 64-bit Edition (Size: 439 MB)