October 14, 2014 update for Outlook 2013 (KB2986204)

Gilt für: Outlook 2013Office Home and Student 2013 RT

This article describes update 2986204 for Microsoft Outlook 2013 that was released on October 14, 2014. This update also applies to Office Home and Student 2013 RT that contains Outlook 2013.

Please be aware that the update in Download Center does not apply to Microsoft Office 365 editions such as Office 365 Home.

Improvements and fixes 


This update fxes the following issues: 
  • Outlook 2013 may be unable to connect to an Exchange server by using the MAPI over HTTP protocol.
  • When you send an email message that contains a large attachment by using Outlook 2013, Outlook may stop responding.

More Information


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

How to determine whether your Office installation is Click-to-Run or .msi-based:
  1. Start Outlook 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 Outlook Click to Run The screenshot for Outlook MSI
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