Microsoft Office Updates (May 2, 2023)

[German]As of May 2, 2023 (first Tuesday of the month), Microsoft has released non-security updates for still-supported versions of Microsoft Office. This is the first time such updates have been offered since January 2023 (there were no Office updates in February, March and April). There were no updates for Office 2016, Office 2013 went out of support in April 2023, but will probably receive patches for the last time. Here is a brief overview of the updates.


The updates apply to the installable MSI version of Office and are delivered via Windows Update. Click-to-run packages will receive the updates through other channels. For this reason, Office 2019 no longer appears in the list below, where only click-to-run installers are available. Microsoft lists the updates on this page.

Office 2013

The packages are automatically distributed via Windows Update, but can also be downloaded and installed manually via the linked KB articles. This time there were only the following updates:

  • Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB5002297): The update fixes a potential activation issue, as the certificate required to activate Microsoft Office 2013 products expires in 2025. There is a risk that activations will not work after the certificate expires in 2025. This update removes the certificate verification step before the deadline.
  • Update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 (KB4504725): This update is intended to prevent unnecessary dialog boxes from opening in PowerPoint and prompting users to update their default programs for viewing or editing files.

The updates are provided automatically via Windows Update, but can also be downloaded from the Microsoft Download Center and installed manually. The download addresses can be found in the respective linked KB article. Support for Office 2013 has ended on April 11, 2023.

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