You cannot migrate Office 2013 settings by using the USMT 5.0 in Windows 8 or Windows 7

Applies to: Windows 8Windows 8 EnterpriseWindows 8 Pro

Symptoms


You cannot migrate Microsoft Office 2013 settings by using the User State Migration Tool (USMT) 5.0 on a Windows 8 or Windows 7-based computer.

Note The USMT 5.0 is included in the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK). 

Resolution


Hotfix information

After you download this hotfix, replace the existing MigApp.xml file with the updated MigApp.xml file that is contained in the hotfix in one of the following locations:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.0\Assessment and Deployment Kit\User State Migration Tool\x86
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.0\Assessment and Deployment Kit\User State Migration Tool\amd64
Notes
  • The updated MigApp.xml file enables you to migrate Office 2013 settings.
  • These are the default installation locations for Windows ADK in the x86 and x64-based versions of Windows 8 and Windows 7. If you did not install Windows ADK in these folders, or if you run the LoadState or ScanState command from a folder other than these folders, you have to replace the MigApp.xml file with the updated MigApp.xml file in the folder in which you installed Windows ADK or from which you run the LoadState or ScanState command. 

For more information about the USMT, go to the following Microsoft website:
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 this specific problem.

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, submit a request to 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.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must be running Windows 8 and Windows 7.

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates