Update 2881005 for Word 2013 June 10, 2014

This article describes update 2881005 for Microsoft Word 2013 and Office Home and Student 2013 RT that was released on June 10, 2014.

This update provides the latest fixes for Office 2013. It also includes stability and performance improvements. Please note that this update does not apply to Office 365 editions such as Office 365 Home.
Download and install the update
You can use Windows Update to automatically download and install the update (recommended).

This update is also available for manual download and install from the Microsoft Download Center: If you are not sure what platform (32-bit or 64-bit) that you are running, see Am I running 32-bit or 64-bit Office?.

Note This update for Office Home and Student 2013 RT is not available from the Download Center.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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Restart information

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

This update applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It does not apply to Office 2013 Click-to-Run edition such as Microsoft Office 365 Home.

How to determine if my Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based
  1. Start Word 2013.
  2. On the File menu, click Account.
  3. For Office 2013 Click-to-Run installation, an Update Options item is displayed. For MSI-based installation, the Update Options item is not displayed.
Office 2013 Click-to-Run installationMSI-based Office 2013
The screenshot for Word Click To RunThe screenshot for Word MSI

How to determine whether the update is installed

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


Word-x-none.msp file information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime


Word-x-none.msp file information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime

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 2881005, 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 2881005, 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:

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