August 12, 2014 update for Excel 2013 (KB2883061)

Dotyczy: Excel 2013Office Home and Student 2013 RT

This article describes update KB2883061 for Microsoft Excel 2013 that was released on August 12, 2014. This update also applies to Office Home and Student 2013 RT, which contains Excel 2013.

This update includes stability and performance improvements. Please note that this update does not apply to Office 365 editions such as Office 365 Home.

Issue that the update resolves


  • Fixes a code issue that may casue Excel.exe to crash.

More Information


This update applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Excel 2013. It does not apply to the Excel 2013 Click-to-Run editions such as Microsoft Office 365 Home.

How to determine if my Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based:
  1. Start Excel 2013.
  2. On the File menu, click Account.
  3. For Office 2013 Click-to-Run installations, an Update Options item is displayed. For MSI-based installations, the Update Options item is not displayed.
Office 2013 Click-to-Run installationMSI-based Office 2013
The screenshot for Excel Click To Run The screenshot for Excel MSI


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