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

This article describes update KB2889861 for Microsoft Excel 2013 that was released on September 9, 2014. This update also applies to Office Home and Student 2013 RT, which contains Excel 2013.

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

  • Assume that you have multiple workbooks open in Excel 2013. When you close a workbook after editing it, Excel 2013 may crash randomly.

More Information

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

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

  1. Start Excel 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 Excel Click To Run

The screenshot for Excel MSI

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

32-bit

Excel-x-none.msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Excel.exe

15.0.4649.1000

25,704,600

12-Aug-2014

01:55

Excelcnv.exe

15.0.4649.1000

21,931,168

12-Aug-2014

01:55

Excelcnvpxy.dll

15.0.4454.1000

46,144

12-Aug-2014

01:55

Solver.xlam

Not Applicable

408,981

13-Aug-2014

06:31

Solver32.dll

15.0.4454.1000

173,112

12-Aug-2014

01:55

Xlcall32.dll

15.0.4454.1000

10,328

12-Aug-2014

01:55

Xlicons.exe

15.0.4553.1000

3,685,544

12-Aug-2014

01:54

Xlintl32.dll

15.0.4631.1000

4,420,288

12-Aug-2014

01:55

Xlintl32.rest.idx_dll

15.0.4569.1501

407,240

12-Aug-2014

01:55

Xllex.dll

15.0.4569.1000

37,568

12-Aug-2014

01:55


64-bit

Excel-x-none.msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Excel.exe

15.0.4649.1000

33,004,192

12-Aug-2014

01:54

Excelcnv.exe

15.0.4649.1000

29,473,944

12-Aug-2014

01:54

Excelcnvpxy.dll

15.0.4454.1000

48,704

12-Aug-2014

01:54

Solver.xlam

Not Applicable

426,707

13-Aug-2014

06:39

Solver32.dll

15.0.4454.1000

216,136

12-Aug-2014

01:54

Xlcall32.dll

15.0.4454.1000

10,856

12-Aug-2014

01:54

Xlicons.exe

15.0.4553.1000

3,685,544

12-Aug-2014

01:54

Xlintl32.dll

15.0.4631.1000

4,482,752

12-Aug-2014

01:54

Xlintl32.rest.idx_dll

15.0.4569.1501

407,240

12-Aug-2014

01:54

Xllex.dll

15.0.4569.1000

37,568

12-Aug-2014

01:54


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 KB2889861, 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 KB2889861, and then click Uninstall.



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