Description of the OneNote 2013 update: March 12, 2013


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

Issues that this update fixes and performance improvements that this update contains

  • After you install Office 2013, the product ID value that is displayed in the About dialog box is incorrect.
    BUG #: 3286946 (Office15)
  • When you leave OneNote 2013 notebooks open for some time, OneNote 2013 crashes
    BUG #: 3287102 (Office15)
  • This update improves the scope of the Danish "Linguistic rule-based Critiques" patterns for the grammar checker in Office 2013. "Linguistic rule-based Critiques" patterns help the grammar checker detect grammatical errors and provide corrections.
    BUG #: 3290799 (Office15)
  • Templates are not localized for some languages in OneNote 2013.
    BUG #: 3290930 (Office15)
  • This update removes over 30 terms and adds over 170 terms to the Spanish spelling lexicon in the Spanish proofing tools.
    BUG #: 3293449 (Office15)


Update details

This update does not replace any previously released update.

How to obtain and install the update

Note This update applies to Office 2013 MSI installations only. This update does not apply to click-to-run installations.

To identify the installation version of Office 2013, 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. For an MSI installation, 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.

Download Download the 32-bit update package now.


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.

How to determine whether the update is installed

How to uninstall this update
The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Office System TechCenter, go to the following Microsoft website:

Article ID: 2768011 - Last Review: Apr 24, 2013 - Revision: 1

Microsoft OneNote 2013, Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT