This article describes the issues that are fixed in the Microsoft Excel 2013 hotfix package that is dated June 11, 2013.


Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • When you use the Team Foundation Server 2012 add-in for multiple workbooks, Excel 2013 crashes.

  • You specify a range that contains empty cells in a function in Excel 2013, such as the SUMIF function or the AVERAGEIF function. However, the function may not return the correct result.

  • When you use the smart fill functionality to fill cells in Excel 2013 in certain languages, you receive incorrect results.

  • When you use the xlfAddMenu function in the XLL add-in to add a custom menu in Excel 2013, the name of the menu is incorrect.

  • You create a pivot chart in an Excel 2013 workbook on a computer that has the English language pack installed. You open the workbook and then copy the pivot chart to a computer that does not have the English language pack installed. However, you encounter a 0x80004005 error.

    Note This issue occurs when you have custom number formatting on the chart.

  • Certain PowerPivot components and Power View components are improved in Excel 2013.

More Information

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website: The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


To install this hotfix package, you must have Excel 2013 installed.

Restart requirement

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix package may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix package contains only the files that you must have to resolve the issue that listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

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