May 3, 2016, update for Excel 2013 (KB3115035)

This article describes update KB3115035 for Microsoft Excel 2013, which was released on May 3, 2016. This update also applies to Office Home and Student 2013 RT. This update has a prerequisite.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It doesn't apply to the Office 2013 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home. (How to determine?)
Improvements and fixes
Fixes the following issue: 
When you type within or next to a large table in Excel 2013, large memory consumption may occur if Flash Fill is enabled. To work around this issue, you can clear the Automatically Flash Fill option in the Advanced Editing Options section in the Excel Options dialog box.
How to download and install the update

Microsoft Update

Use Microsoft Update to automatically download and install the update.

Download Center

This update is also available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center. The updates in the Download Center can't be installed on Office Home and Student 2013 RT.If you're not sure what platform (32-bit or 64-bit) you're running, see Am I running 32-bit or 64-bit Office? Additionally, see more information about how to download Microsoft support files.

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Update information

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this update.


To apply this update, you must have Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 installed.
More Information
To determine whether your Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based, follow these steps:
  1. Start Microsoft Excel 2013.
  2. On the File menu, select Account.
  3. For Office 2013 Click-to-Run installations, an Update Options item is displayed. For MSI-based installations, the Update Options item isn't displayed.
Office 2013 Click-to-Run installationMSI-based Office 2013
The screenshot for Excel Click To RunThe screenshot for Excel MSI

How to uninstall this update

Windows 10
  1. Go to Start, enter View Installed Updates in the Search Windows box, and then press Enter.
  2. In the list of updates, locate and then select update KB3115035, and then select Uninstall.
Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search. If you're using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, and then select Search.
  2. Enter windows update, select Windows Update, and then select Installed Updates.
  3. In the list of updates, locate and then select update KB3115035, and then select Uninstall.
Windows 7
  1. Go to Start, enter Run, and then select Run.
  2. Enter Appwiz.cpl, and then select OK.
  3. Select View installed updates.
  4. In the list of updates, locate and then select update KB3115035, and then select Uninstall.
Learn about the standard terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates. The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office.
File Information
The global version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. 


excel-x-none.msp file information
File identifierFile nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel.manExcel.exe.manifestNot applicable1,22712-Apr-201619:08
Exptoows.xla.1033Exptoows.xlaNot applicable114,68812-Apr-201619:09
Solver.xlam_1033Solver.xlamNot applicable426,70713-Apr-201616:44


excel-x-none.msp file information
File identifierFile nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel.manExcel.exe.manifestNot applicable1,22712-Apr-201619:07
Exptoows.xla.1033Exptoows.xlaNot applicable100,86412-Apr-201619:06
Solver.xlam_1033Solver.xlamNot applicable408,98113-Apr-201616:22

Article ID: 3115035 - Last Review: 05/04/2016 09:32:00 - Revision: 2.0

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