September 9, 2014 update for Office 2013 (KB2889848)

Se aplica a: Office Home and Business 2013Office Home and Student 2013Office Home and Student 2013 RT

This article describes update KB2889848 for Microsoft Office 2013 that was released on September 9, 2014. This update also applies to Office Home and Student 2013 RT.

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

Issue that the update resolves


  • Fixes some localization issues in the following language versions:
    • Arabic
    • Basque
    • Kazakh
    • Norwegian
    • Slovak
    • Thai
    • Vietnamese

More Information


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

How to determine whether my Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based:
  1. Start an Office 2013 application, such as OneNote 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 OneNote Click To Run The screenshot for OneNote MSI

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