News Outlook 2013 Update for March 2013

An update has been released for Outlook 2013 and can be downloaded and installed manually, but is also being offered via Microsoft Update.

Update KB2727079 for Outlook 2013
This is a non-security update and has been described as “contains the latest stability and performance improvements”.

This update contains the 5 fixes which were released in hotfix KB2752007 and KB2752039 of February 2013. It also contains 10 new fixes which weren’t released in the hotfixes. Most notable are:

  • When you use an Outlook.com account in Outlook 2013 on a device, you cannot sync your Outlook account. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
    There are too many devices syncing with this account
  • Various fixes for fuzzy images and display issues when using Outlook 2013 with a high DPI setting in Windows.
  • You are being prompted to save changes when opening and closing a calendar item from an EAS account, even when you did not make any changes.

View: Download information for KB2727079

If you have Microsoft Update configured to also update other Microsoft applications, then this update will also also be offered via Microsoft Update or has already been updated automatically for you.

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News Junk E-mail Filter updates for March 2013

New Junk E-mail Filter definitions have been made available for Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013.

Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter (KB2768025)
Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk E-mail Filter (KB2768024)
Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 Junk Email Filter (KB982726)
Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 Junk Email Filter (KB2760587)

If you have Microsoft Update configured to also update other Microsoft applications, then this update will also also be offered via Microsoft Update or has already been updated automatically for you.

News Outlook 2013 Hotfixes for February 2013

Hotfix KB2752007 for Outlook 2013
This hotfix contains a fix for all emails being deleted and re-downloaded for Outlook.com and Hotmail accounts which are connected via Exchange Active Sync (EAS).

View: More details and download information for KB2752007
 

Hotfix KB2760231 for Outlook 2013
This Office hotfix contains 2 fixes for Outlook. The first addresses an issues where status messages in the People Pane are being truncated. The second issue is where the Gregorian date is displayed as an incorrect lunar date.

View: More details and download information for KB2760231
 

Hotfix KB2752039 for Outlook 2013
This hotfix contains 4 fixes for specific issues. Most notable fixes are;

  • Credentials are not being saved when connecting to an on-premises Microsoft Exchange server for a domain joined computer.
  • When you choose “Tentative and Propose New Time” in a meeting request and click the “Propose Time” button, you receive an error message.

View: More details and download information for KB2752039
 

Obtaining the hotfixes
These are a Hotfixes and not a regular update. You can request them via their KB article page.

News Outlook 2010 Hotfixes for February 2013

Hotfix KB2760799 for Outlook 2010
This hotfix contains a fix for the room list not populating correctly when creating a meeting request for a meeting which is scheduled to start after the first 12 working hours.

View: More details and download information for KB2760799

Hotfix KB2760767 for Outlook 2010
This hotfix contains a fix where opening a task from an approval workflow in SharePoint does not open correctly when an email is being received at the same time. You won’t be able to directly approve the task and the progress dialog cannot access the URL and keeps flickering.

View: More details and download information for KB2760767

Obtaining the hotfixes
These are a Hotfixes and not a regular update. You can request them via their KB article page.