Description of the Office 2013 update: October 8, 2013

INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office 2013. This update provides the latest fixes for the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Office 2013 and Office Home and Student 2013 RT. Additionally, this update contains stability and performance improvements.

Issue that this update fixes

  • Microsoft Word 2013 crashes when you type an equation, such as "(a + 1)!^2," and then you press the Spacebar.
    BUG #: 3334332 (Office15)
  • When you input text in any of the following languages in OneNote, the text is displayed incorrectly and is unreadable:
    • Punjabi (Arabic)
    • Central Kurdish
    • Sindhi (Arabic)
    BUG #: 3364684 (Office15)
  • Microsoft Lync 2013 crashes when you use Narrator to read a smiley face character
    BUG #: 3379853 (Office15)


Resolution

Update details

This update does not replace any previously released update.

How to obtain and install the update

Note This update applies to versions of Office 2013 that were installed by using an .msi file. This update does not apply versions of Office 2013 that were installed by using Click-to-Run.

To identify how Office 2013 was installed, follow these steps:
  1. Start an Office 2013 application such as Microsoft Word 2013.
  2. On the File menu, click Account.
  3. If Office 2013 was installed by using Click-to-Run, an Update Options item is displayed. If Office 2013 was installed by using an .msi file, the Update Options item is not displayed.
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Note The update for Office Home and Student 2013 RT is available only from Windows Update.

32-bit

Download Download the 32-bit update package now.
64-bit

Download Download the 64-bit update package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you install this update.

How to determine whether the update is installed
How to uninstall this update
The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Office System TechCenter, go to the following Microsoft website:
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Artikelnummer: 2817309 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 08.10.2013 – Revision: 1

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