Description of the Office 2013 update: August 13, 2013

Applies to: Office Home and Business 2013Office Home and Student 2013Office Home and Student 2013 RT More

INTRODUCTION


Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office 2013. This update provides the latest fixes for the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Office 2013. Additionally, this update contains stability and performance improvements.

Issues that this update fixes

  • After you install a Chinese language pack for Office 2013, Facebook is still displayed in the social network provider in Office 2013 applications.
  • There is no Group Policy setting that can be used to deploy a color scheme to the Office 2013 applications in an organization.

Resolution


Update details

This update does not replace any previously released update.

How to obtain and install the update

Note This update applies to versions of Office 2013 that were installed by using Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI). This update does not apply to versions of Office 2013 that were installed by using Click-to-Run.

To identify how Office 2013 was installed, follow these steps:
  1. Start an Office 2013 application such as Microsoft Word 2013.
  2. On the File menu, click Account.
  3. If Office 2013 was installed by using Click-to-Run, an "Update Options" item is displayed. If Office 2013 was installed by using MSI, the "Update Options" item is not displayed.
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Note The update for Office Home and Student 2013 RT is available only from Windows Update.
32-bit

Download Download the 32-bit update package now.

64-bit

Download Download the 64-bit update package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Restart information

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


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