Description of the Office 2013 update: July 9, 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 and Office Home and Student 2013 RT. Additionally, this update contains stability and performance improvements.

Issues that this update fixes

  • When you use Microsoft OneNote 2013 to synchronize a notebook that is stored on a Microsoft Office 365 site, you are prompted multiple times to enter a password.
  • The Q&A and ME icons are not displayed in Microsoft Lync 2013.
  • Office 2013 applications do not meet the regulations and restrictions in China.
    Note To fix this issue, apply this update together with update 2817482 .
  • Some icons are displayed incorrectly in Office 2013 applications. For example, when you create a meeting in Microsoft Outlook 2013, the icons on the MEETING tab are not displayed correctly.
This update also adds telemetry functions to the Word 2013 PDF Reflow feature.


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.


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: