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This update is no longer available. To fix the issues that are described in this article, install the latest Microsoft Office update from the following Microsoft Learn article:

Latest updates for versions of Office that use Windows Installer (MSI)

This article describes update KB2881079 for Microsoft Visio 2013 that was released on August 12, 2014.

This update includes stability and performance improvements. Please note that this update does not apply to Microsoft Office 365 editions such as Office 365 Home.

Issue that the update resolves

  • When you import a high-resolution image to Visio 2013, the image appears blurry.

    Note To apply this fix, you also have to install update KB2883049, and then you must follow the steps in the "Registry information"section to modify the registry.

More Information

This update applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Visio 2013. It does not apply to the Visio 2013 Click-to-Run editions such as Microsoft Office 365 Home.

How to determine if my Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based:

  1. Start Visio 2013.

  2. On the File menu, click Account.

  3. For Office 2013 Click-to-Run installations, an Update Options item is displayed. For MSI-based installations, the Update Options item is not displayed.

Office 2013 Click-to-Run installation

MSI-based Office 2013

The screenshot for Visio Click To Run

The screenshot for Visio MSI

Registry information

Important
Follow the steps in this section carefully. Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Before you modify it, back up the registry for restoration in case problems occur.

After you install the hotfix package, follow these steps to prevent the high resolution images from becoming blurry:

  1. Exit all Microsoft Office applications.

  2. Start Registry Editor:

    • In Windows 7, click Start and type regedit in the Search programs and files text box, and then click regedit.exe in the search results.

    • In Windows 8, move you mouse to the upper-right corner, click Search and type regedit in the search text box, and then click regedit.exe in the search results.

  3. Locate and then select the following registry subkey:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Visio\Application

  4. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.

  5. Type SupportHighResImage, and then press Enter.

  6. In the Details pane, right-click SupportHighResImage, and then click Modify.

  7. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.

  8. Exit Registry Editor.

This update contains the files that are listed in the following tables.

32-bit

Visio-x-none.msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Aec.dll

15.0.4641.1001

941,240

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Bstorm.dll

15.0.4641.1001

700,096

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Bstorm.vsl

15.0.4567.1000

41,688

27-Jul-2014

03:42

Bstorm.vsl

15.0.4567.1000

43,224

28-Jul-2014

04:54

Drilldwn.dll

15.0.4641.1001

926,400

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Dwgcnv.dll

15.0.4641.1001

146,592

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Dwgdp.dll

15.0.4641.1001

6,169,256

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Facility.dll

15.0.4641.1001

993,448

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Gantt.dll

15.0.4641.1001

984,744

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Hvac.dll

15.0.4641.1001

350,376

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Msoutls.dll

15.0.4641.1001

206,520

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Orgchart.dll

15.0.4641.1001

1,281,744

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Orgchwiz.dll

15.0.4641.1001

486,080

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Pe.dll

15.0.4641.1000

543,400

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Proprpt.vsl

15.0.4567.1000

167,632

27-Jul-2014

03:42

Proprpt.vsl

15.0.4567.1000

170,712

28-Jul-2014

04:54

Savasweb.dll

15.0.4641.1001

416,432

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Sg.dll

15.0.4641.1001

1,714,336

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Timesoln.dll

15.0.4641.1001

991,928

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Timesoln.vsl

15.0.4567.1000

356,528

27-Jul-2014

03:42

Timesoln.vsl

15.0.4567.1000

360,112

28-Jul-2014

04:54

Useqme_m.vssx

Not Applicable

37,857

28-Jul-2014

04:54

Useqme_m.vstx

Not Applicable

25,802

28-Jul-2014

04:54

Useqme_u.vssx

Not Applicable

35,027

27-Jul-2014

03:42

Useqme_u.vstx

Not Applicable

25,419

27-Jul-2014

03:42

Visbrgr.dll

15.0.4641.1001

10,837,184

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Viscolor.dll

15.0.4641.1000

65,704

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Visdlgu.dll

15.0.4567.1000

142,504

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Visicon.exe

15.0.4553.1000

2,389,672

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Visintl.dll

15.0.4599.1000

837,824

27-Jul-2014

03:42

Visintl.dll

15.0.4599.1000

934,088

28-Jul-2014

04:54

Visio.exe

15.0.4641.1001

1,347,224

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Vislib.dll

15.0.4641.1001

18,775,720

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Visutils.dll

15.0.4641.1000

476,840

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Visweb.dll

15.0.4641.1001

694,976

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Xfunc.dll

15.0.4641.1001

467,128

27-Jul-2014

03:41


64-bit

Visio-x-none.msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Aec.dll

15.0.4641.1001

1,415,360

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Bstorm.dll

15.0.4641.1001

956,616

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Bstorm.vsl

15.0.4567.1000

47,832

27-Jul-2014

03:42

Bstorm.vsl

15.0.4567.1000

49,368

28-Jul-2014

05:00

Drilldwn.dll

15.0.4641.1001

1,484,480

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Dwgcnv.dll

15.0.4641.1001

221,864

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Dwgdp.dll

15.0.4641.1001

8,843,432

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Facility.dll

15.0.4641.1001

1,440,936

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Gantt.dll

15.0.4641.1001

1,448,616

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Hvac.dll

15.0.4641.1001

544,432

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Msoutls.dll

15.0.4641.1001

278,200

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Orgchart.dll

15.0.4641.1001

1,729,736

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Orgchwiz.dll

15.0.4641.1001

683,200

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Pe.dll

15.0.4641.1001

839,344

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Proprpt.vsl

15.0.4567.1000

173,264

27-Jul-2014

03:42

Proprpt.vsl

15.0.4567.1000

176,344

28-Jul-2014

05:00

Savasweb.dll

15.0.4641.1001

551,600

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Sg.dll

15.0.4641.1001

2,368,672

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Timesoln.dll

15.0.4641.1001

1,495,744

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Timesoln.vsl

15.0.4567.1000

361,136

27-Jul-2014

03:42

Timesoln.vsl

15.0.4567.1000

364,720

28-Jul-2014

05:00

Useqme_m.vssx

Not Applicable

37,857

28-Jul-2014

04:59

Useqme_m.vstx

Not Applicable

25,802

28-Jul-2014

04:59

Useqme_u.vssx

Not Applicable

35,027

27-Jul-2014

03:42

Useqme_u.vstx

Not Applicable

25,419

27-Jul-2014

03:42

Visbrgr.dll

15.0.4641.1001

15,432,904

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Viscolor.dll

15.0.4641.1001

91,816

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Visdlgu.dll

15.0.4567.1000

193,192

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Visicon.exe

15.0.4553.1000

2,389,672

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Visintl.dll

15.0.4599.1000

837,824

27-Jul-2014

03:42

Visintl.dll

15.0.4599.1000

934,088

28-Jul-2014

05:00

Visio.exe

15.0.4641.1001

1,348,768

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Vislib.dll

15.0.4641.1001

25,250,976

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Visocx.dll

15.0.4454.1000

325,232

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Visshe.dll

15.0.4545.1000

922,808

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Visutils.dll

15.0.4641.1000

711,328

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Visweb.dll

15.0.4641.1001

1,094,848

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Xfunc.dll

15.0.4641.1001

737,984

27-Jul-2014

03:41

Windows 8

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search. If you are using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, and then click Search.

  2. Type windows update, tap or click Settings, and then tap or click View installed updates in the search results.

  3. In the list of updates, locate and then tap or click update KB2881079, and then tap or click Uninstall.

Windows 7

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.

  2. Type Appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.

  3. Click View installed updates.

  4. In the list of updates, locate and then click update KB2881079, and then click Uninstall.


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