March 10, 2015 update for Office 2013 (KB2956160)

This article describes update KB2956160 for Microsoft Office 2013 that was released on March 10, 2015. This update also applies to Office Home and Student 2013 RT. This update has a prerequisite.



Please be aware that the update in Download Center applies to 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?).

How to download and install the update

Windows Update

Use Windows Update to automatically download and install the update.

Download Center

This update is also available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center. The updates in the Download Center cannot be installed on Office Home and Student 2013 RT.

If you are not sure what platform (32-bit or 64-bit) you are running, see Am I running 32-bit or 64-bit Office? Additionally, see more information about how to download Microsoft support files .

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Update information

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this update.


Prerequisites

To install this hotfix package, you must have Microsoft Office 2013 or Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 installed.

More Information

How to determine whether my Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based:
  1. Start an Office 2013 application, such as Microsoft Word 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 Word Click To Run The screenshot for Word MSI
File Information
How to uninstall this update

References

See the information about the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates. The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office.
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Article ID: 2956160 - Last Review: Mar 10, 2015 - Revision: 1

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