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 and Office Home and Student 2013 RT. Additionally, this update contains stability and performance improvements.
Issue that this update fixes
Assume that you apply hotfix 2768014 on a computer that has Office 2013 installed. You try to change Office 2013 by using the Programs and Features feature in Control Panel. Then, a Setup Maintenance Mode dialog box appears. In this situation, the Repair option disappears from the dialog box.
This update does not replace any previously released update.
How to obtain and install the update
Note This update applies to versions of Office 2013 that were installed by using Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI). This update does not apply to versions of Office 2013 that were installed by using Click-to-Run.
To identify the installation version of Office 2013, follow these steps:
Start an Office 2013 application, such as Microsoft Word 2013.
On the File menu, click Account.
If Office 2013 was installed by using Click-to-Run, an "Update Options" item is displayed. For an MSI installation, the "Update Options" item is not displayed.
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center: Note The update for Office Home and Student 2013 RT is available only from Windows Update. 32-bit
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
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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.
32-bit Setupexe-x-none.msp file information
64-bit Setupexe-x-none.msp file information
How to uninstall this update
Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search. If you are using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, and then click Search.
Type windows update, tap or click Settings, and then tap or click View installed updates in the search results.
In the list of updates, locate and then tap or click update 2738038, and then tap or click Uninstall.
Click Start, and then click Run.
Type Appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
Click View installed updates.
In the list of updates, locate and then click update 2738038, and then click Uninstall.
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: