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Description of the Excel 2013 update: October 8, 2013

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Excel 2013. This update provides the latest fixes for the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Excel 2013. Additionally, this update contains stability and performance improvements.

Issues that this update fixes

  • When a high dots per inch (DPI) setting is configured for Excel, icons in the Pivot Table Styles gallery are not displayed correctly.
  • The user interface (UI) of the PowerPivot add-in is not displayed correctly on a high-DPI touch screen.
  • When a high DPI setting is configured for Excel, icons in the Timeline Styles gallery are smaller than expected.


Update details

This update does not replace any previously released update.

How to obtain and install the update

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

Excel 2013 32-bit

DownloadDownload the 32-bit update package now.

Excel 2013 64-bit

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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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
Ppaddin-x-none.mspNot Applicable72,470,52815-Sep-201302:49
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Ppaddin-x-none.mspNot Applicable74,297,34415-Sep-201303:04

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 2817314, 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 2817314, 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:

Article ID: 2817314 - Last Review: 10/08/2013 18:00:00 - Revision: 1.0

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