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Update 2837653 for SharePoint Server 2013: May 13, 2014

This article describes update 2837653 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 that was released on May 13, 2014. The download links for this update are also included here.

This update provides the latest fixes for SharePoint Server 2013. It also includes stability and performance improvements.

Download and install the update

You can use Windows Update to download and install the update (recommended).

This update is also available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Restart information

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

Issues that this update fixes

  • When you open many slides that contain images in PowerPoint Web App, PowerPoint Web App may display red X placeholders instead of the images. Additionally, you may experience data loss when you save the presentation.
  • Assume that you co-author a presentation with other users at the same time. When both users make changes to the same image, and then you save the presentation, you may find a duplicate image, or the presentation may be corrupted which causes the save operation to fail. Additionally, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:
    Microsoft Office cannot open this file because some parts are missing or invalid.

  • You cannot play YouTube videos in PowerPoint Web App.
  • Assume that you open a PowerPoint presentation that is synced by OneDrive for Business, or by another cloud storage client. When you save the presentation, one of the following problems may occur:
    • The presentation becomes read-only and the save operation fails.
    • Images are lost.
More Information

How to determine whether the update is installed

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


Pptserver-x-none.msp file information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Powerpointpowershell.format.ps1xmlNot Applicable10,6441-Apr-201410:18

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Article ID: 2837653 - Last Review: 05/14/2014 02:33:00 - Revision: 2.0

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