SharePoint 2010 & Project Server 2010 October Cumulative Update Workaround by diTii


If you have already applied the October Cumulative Updates mentioned above, you should perform the
following steps; 

If you encounter any issues following these steps or have questions specific to your
environment/deployment please call Microsoft Product Support for assistance.

Check the following locations for the Microsoft.Office.Server.dll to determine the version. If the version is
14.0.5128.5000 or greater, the October CU is applied.

  1. C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14
  2. C:\Windows\assembly\GAC_MSIL\Microsoft.Office.Server\\Microsoft.Office.Server.dll

Using Central Administration perform the following steps

  1. Click on Manage Service Applications
  2. Select User Profile Service Application by clicking on it
  3. At the top of the screen on the Service Applications tab, click on Manage
  4. On the Manage Profile Service: User Profile Service Application page, click Manage User
  5. On the Permissions for User Profile Service Application dialog, you will need to
       1. Specify the desired user accounts and click the Add button to add them to the list
       2. By default SharePoint 2010 RTM has these accounts
              1. NT Authority\authenticated users
              2. All Authenticated Users
       3. Once the user accounts are in the list, you will need to set the permissions appropriately for
            your environment and click OK.

Packages NOT Impacted
The following Cumulate Update packages are NOT affected by this issue and are safe to install;

  1.   SharePoint Foundation Server “Uber” Package 2394323
  2.   SharePoint Foundation Server Package 2405789
  3.   SharePoint Foundation Server Package 2427410
  4.   SharePoint Foundation Server Package 2436034

This issue does not impact the 2007 versions of these products.

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