This article describes the issues that are fixed in the Microsoft Office 2013 hotfix package that is dated April 8, 2014.
Issues that this hotfix package fixes
When you run an application that uses extended MAPI to connect to Exchange 2013, it takes longer to connect to an Exchange 2013 mailbox by using the personalized server name (for example, <guid>@contoso.com) than by using the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the Exchange Server .
Room finder unable to provide rooms lists, rooms, or suggested times in one of the following conditions:
You are connected to an Exchange server that is configured to have a valid internal EWS URL and a valid but unreachable external EWS URL.
You are connected to an Exchange server by using the RPC over HTTP protocol.
You are unable to hide the organizer name of meetings in calendar views in Outlook 2013.
Assume that you send a workbook as an email attachment in Excel. Then, you save the email message in Outlook 2013 when the email message appears. When you return to Excel, Excel crashes.
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:
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.
To install this hotfix package, you must have Office 2013 installed.
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.
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, you can follow these steps to hide the organizer name of meetings in calendar views in Outlook 2013:
Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
Locate and then select the following registry subkey:
On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
Type DoNotShowMeetingOrganizerOnCalendar, and then press Enter.
In the Details pane, right-click DoNotShowMeetingOrganizerOnCalendar, and then click Modify.
In the Value data box, type a nonzero value, and then click OK.
Exit Registry Editor.
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.