Botched Windows patch KB 3178690 freezes, crashes Excel 2010

Botched Windows patch KB 3178690 freezes, crashes Excel 2010
20-Mar-2017 05:46 INFOWORLD

If you use Excel 2010 and your spreadsheets are suddenly acting strange—freezes, crashes for no apparent reason—you likely have Windows Automatic Update turned on. Last Tuesday, as part of its usual Patch Tuesday celebrations, Microsoft pushed a patch,KB3178690, that causes recalculations in Excel 2010 to freeze or crash the program.The only solution at this point: Uninstall the patch.[ The essentials for Windows 10 installation: Download the Windows 10 Installation Superguide today. | Stay up on key Microsoft technologies with the Windows Report newsletter. ] Poster gneJim first raised the alarm on Thursday on the Microsoft Answers forum:To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here