You are currently offline, waiting for your internet to reconnect

Description of the Office 2013 update: December 11, 2012

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office 2013. This update provides the latest fixes for the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Office 2013.

Note This update applies to Office 2013 MSI installations only. This update does not apply to click-to-run installations.

Issue that this update fixes

Consider the following scenario:
  • You enable one of the East Asian language keyboard layouts in Windows. 
  • You change the DPI setting to 125 percent. 
  • You open the Options dialog box in Microsoft Word 2013 or Microsoft PowerPoint 2013.
In this scenario, the wrong icon is displayed in the Typography pane.

Update details

This update does not replace a previously released update.

How to obtain and install the update

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:


DownloadDownload the 32-bit update package now.


DownloadDownload the 64-bit update package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you install this update.

How to determine whether the update is installed

This update contains the files that are listed in the following tables.

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime

How to uninstall this update

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. Type Appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
  3. Use one of the following procedures, depending on the operating system that you are running.
    • Windows 7 and Windows Vista
      1. Click View installed updates.
      2. In the list of updates, locate and click update 2727009, and then click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP
      1. Click to select the Show updates check box.
      2. In the list of updates, locate and click update 2727009, and then click Remove.

The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Office System TechCenter, go to the following Microsoft website:

Article ID: 2727009 - Last Review: 01/21/2013 06:50:00 - Revision: 2.0

  • Microsoft Office Home and Business 2013
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013
  • Microsoft Office Personal 2013
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2013
  • Microsoft Office Professional Academic 2013
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Office Standard 2013
  • kbsurveynew atdownload kbexpertisebeginner KB2727009