Description of the Outlook 2013 hotfix package (Outlook-x-none.msp): February 12, 2013

Applies to: Outlook 2013


This article describes the issues that are fixed in the Microsoft Outlook 2013 hotfix package that is dated February 12, 2013.


Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • Consider the following scenario:
    • On a domain joined computer, you connect to an on-premises Microsoft Exchange server.
    • You are prompted for credentials. You enter the credentials and select the Remember my credentials check box.
    • You log out of the Windows session.
    In this scenario, every time that you log back in to Windows and start Outlook, you are prompted for credentials.
  • If you use the Chinese lunar calendar in Outlook 2013 or in an earlier version of Outlook, the Gregorian date is displayed as an incorrect lunar date. For example, the Gregorian date June 8, 2013 is displayed as lunar date 4/30 instead of 5/1.
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You exclude a file type from indexing.
    • You have several attachments of this file type in your mailbox.
    • You perform a search.
    In this scenario, recent email messages are missing from the search results.
  • Assume that you click Tentative and Propose New Time in a meeting request in Outlook 2013. When you click the Propose Time button to propose a new time for the meeting request, you receive an error message.

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: Note 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.


There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix package.

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

You do not have to make any changes to the registry after you install this hotfix.

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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