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Hotfix KB2899569 for Project 2013 November 11, 2014 (Project-x-none.msp file)

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This article describes the issues that are fixed in the Microsfot Project 2013 hotfix package that is dated November 11, 2014. Click the "Hotfix Download Available" button to get the hotfix.

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Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • Assume that you have previously opened a given project from Project Web App (PWA) into Project Professional 2013. Then, you start Project Professional 2013, you click File, and you click Open. When you select the project in the Recent Projects list, Project 2013 may crash.
  • When you run a macro that executes the Calendar.Reset method in Project 2013, Project may crash.
  • When you open a .mpp file that is created from an earlier version of Project in Project 2013, Project 2013 may stop responding.
  • Assume that you open a .mpp file that is created from an earlier version of Project in Project 2013, and that the "Save files in this format" option is set to the same version as the .mpp file that you are opening. When you try to save the .mpp file, Microsoft Project 2013 asks whether you want to save the project to the Project 2013 MPP format, which is unnecessary.
  • When you run a custom report that uses parameter queries to filter results it may take a long time for the report to display. You may also notice that Project consumes a large amount of memory and the size of the file grows significantly.
  • Assume that you apply a custom date based interactive filter to a view in a project in Project 2013. Then, you switch to a different view. When you change back to the original view, the Date/Time Picker control associated with the interactive filter may not work.
  • Assume that you have a project that has a budget resource assigned to the project summary task. When you view the project in Project Center within Project Web App, the Gantt bar does not correctly display the progress status of the project.

  • If you start Project 2013 and try to connect to Project Server before you log on to Project Web App (PWA), Project may crash.
  • Assume that you create a text enterprise custom field that contains a lookup table in Project Web App. When you use the text enterprise custom field to apply a grouping to an enterprise view in the enterprise global template in Project 2013, Project 2013 crashes and then restarts.

  • When you print a note of a task, and the note spans a page break, the remaining part of the note after the break is missing in Project 2013.

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How to get the hotfix

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problems described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix Download Available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website: Note The "Hotfix Download Available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

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Hotfix information

Registry Information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.


To install this hotfix package, you must have Project 2013 installed.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to resolve the issues that are listed in this article.
The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

x86 version

Download information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Project-x-none.mspNot Applicable38,023,16831-Oct-201423:32

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

x64 version

Download information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Project-x-none.mspNot Applicable39,931,90431-Oct-201423:39

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

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Article ID : 2899569
Revision : 2
Created on : 3/30/2017
Published on : 3/30/2017
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