When launching any of the Office 2013 applications, the splash screen will be displayed, but the application will immediately crash. You may receive an error similar to the following one for Word 2013:
Microsoft Word has stopped working
This problem has been seen to be caused by certain versions of the third-party DisplayLink User Mode Driver (dlumd32.dll), specifically versions of the dlumd32.dll file lower than 8.7.x.
To resolve this problem, we recommend that you install the latest version (7.1 M1 or a later version) of the DisplayLink Core software from the manufacturer's web site.
If you'd like additional information about this issue see the More Information section below.
Disclaimer: The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.
You can determine the version of the dlumd32.dll file on your computer in the following location (based on the bitness of your Windows installation):