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Description of the Office 2013 update: March 12, 2013

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office 2013. This update provides the latest fixes for Office 2013 and Office Home and Student 2013 RT. Additionally, this update contains stability and performance improvements.

Issue that this update fixes

When you save a PowerPoint 2013 presentation to OneDrive, the status bar incorrectly displays "Uploading to Skydrive". The expected action is that the status bar displays "Uploading to OneDrive".


Installation details

How to obtain and install the update

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

To identify the installation version of Office 2013, follow these steps:
  1. Start an Office 2013 application, such as Microsoft Word 2013.
  2. On the File menu, click Account.
  3. 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 file is 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
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How to determine whether the update is installed

This update contains the file that is listed in the following table:

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How to uninstall this update

Windows 8

  1. 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.
  2. Type windows update, tap or click Settings, and then tap or click View installed updates in the search results.
  3. In the list of updates, locate and then tap or click update 2768333, and then tap or click Uninstall.

Windows 7
  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. Type Appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
  3. Click View installed updates.
  4. In the list of updates, locate and then click update 2768333, and then click Uninstall.

Information for administrators about .msp files

This update consists of a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer file (.msp file). The .msp file is packaged in a self-extracting executable file. The following .msp file is distributed in this update:

Information for administrators about how to reinstall specific components

After you update the administrative installation point, and then you recache and reinstall Outlook 2013 on client computers, run a command-line command that includes the REINSTALL=[ list of features ] property. This property lets you reinstall specific components of Outlook 2013 from the administrative image.

For this update, the value for the REINSTALL=[ list of features ] property is as follows:
Or, use the REINSTALL=ALL property to reinstall all Office components on the client computer.

For information about how to distribute product updates for Office 2013, go to the following Microsoft website:For more information about the junk email message filtering policy for Outlook and for Microsoft Exchange Server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
954199 Description of the policy for how email is filtered by the junk email filters in Outlook or in Exchange Server
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: 2768333 - Last Review: 02/25/2015 08:48:00 - Revision: 4.2

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