This article describes the issues that are fixed in the Microsoft Office 2013 hotfix package that is dated December 9, 2014. Click the "Hotfix Download Available" button to get the hotfix.

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • After you use Add to Outlook Contacts to add an account that contains a digital signature as a contact in Outlook 2013, the digital signature is not added to the contact as expected.

  • Adds a link to the Backstage view. This link points to an article that explains the differences between an Access 2013 app template and an Access desktop database template.

How to get the hotfix

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problems 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:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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.

Hotfix information

Registry Information

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

Prerequisites

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

Restart requirement

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to resolve the issues that are 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.

x86 version

Download information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Mso2013-kb2910915-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

15.0.4675.1002

128,029,872

26-Nov-2014

21:06


Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Mso-x-none.msp

Not Applicable

132,648,960

26-Nov-2014

09:40


Mso-x-none.msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Firstrun.exe

15.0.4665.1000

991,392

25-Nov-2014

07:21

Mso.dll.x86

15.0.4675.1002

26,373,816

25-Nov-2014

07:20

Mso.tpn.txt.x86

Not Applicable

1,814

25-Nov-2014

07:20

Msointl.dll

15.0.4673.1000

3,618,488

25-Nov-2014

07:21

Msointl.rest.idx_dll

15.0.4673.1000

1,484,480

25-Nov-2014

07:21

Msores.dll

15.0.4675.1000

81,234,104

25-Nov-2014

07:20

Msosqm.exe

15.0.4673.1000

550,072

25-Nov-2014

07:20

Office.dll

15.0.4675.1002

457,384

25-Nov-2014

07:20


x64 version

Download information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Mso2013-kb2910915-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

15.0.4675.1002

180,228,936

27-Nov-2014

05:48


Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Mso-x-none.msp

Not Applicable

184,479,744

26-Nov-2014

09:42


Mso-x-none.msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Firstrun.exe

15.0.4673.1000

1,045,152

25-Nov-2014

07:20

Mso.dll.x64

15.0.4675.1002

36,827,832

25-Nov-2014

07:20

Mso.dll.x86

15.0.4675.1002

26,373,816

25-Nov-2014

07:23

Mso.tpn.txt.x64

Not Applicable

1,814

25-Nov-2014

07:20

Mso.tpn.txt.x86

Not Applicable

1,814

25-Nov-2014

07:20

Msointl.dll

15.0.4673.1000

3,643,584

25-Nov-2014

07:20

Msointl.rest.idx_dll

15.0.4673.1000

1,484,480

25-Nov-2014

07:20

Msores.dll

15.0.4675.1000

81,234,104

25-Nov-2014

07:20

Msores.dll.x86

15.0.4675.1000

81,234,104

25-Nov-2014

07:23

Msosqm.exe

15.0.4675.1000

654,512

25-Nov-2014

07:20

Office.dll

15.0.4675.1002

457,376

25-Nov-2014

07:20


References

See the information about the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates.


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