Office 2010 SP1 on schedule for mid-summer release


Microsoft has announced that they are on schedule to deliver the first service pack for Office 2010 in mid-summer 2011. SharePoint 2010 will also be updated at the same time.

As reported by the Microsoft Office Team Blog, Office 2010 SP1 will update all 40 SKU languages for Office. Microsoft will also update 4 Language Interface Packs: Galician, Basque, Catalan, Serbian Cyrillic.

Office 2010 SP1 will be a cumulative update. That means it will include any updates that have already been publicly released for Office 2010. Furthermore, SP1 will feature a number of new fixes and changes for each product. These will be revealed at a later date.

The public updates that will be included in SP1 are listed below:

Starting with Office 2007, Microsoft has provided an easy method of installing Office and any corresponding updates at the same time. By dropping any updates into the ‘Updates’ folder, the installer will pick up and install those updates. Further details are available in our Office 2007 SP1 Installation/Slipstream Guide.