How To Distribute Updates Into Microsoft Office 2013 package

To install software updates by using the Updates folder

Download the Office 2013 ISO image and burn the image to a DVD, and then copy the content to a network location. For information, see Deploy Office 2013 from a network installation point.

Use the Office Customization Tool to make any necessary modifications to the installation. Save the Setup customization .msp file to the Updates folder. As noted previously, ensure that the file name begins with “1.” For information about customizations, see Office Customization Tool (OCT) reference for Office 2013.
To change the Config.xml file, use the Config.xml file that is located in the root of the product folder for the product that you are installing. Use a text editor such as Notepad to change the file. For example, you can specify installation options (such as the path of the network installation point, the product to install, and custom setup options) and specify the languages to install. For information, see Config.xml file reference for Office 2013.

When you complete the Config.xml customizations, save the Config.xml file. You can use the /config Setup command-line option to specify the location of the Config.xml file, as shown in the following example:

\\server\share\setup.exe /config \\server\share\ProPlus.WW\config.xml
where \\server\share is the network location that contains the Office 2013 source files.

Download the Update for Microsoft Outlook 2013 (KB2737132) 32-Bit Edition.
To extract the .msp patches from the Microsoft Self-Extractor file (outlook2013-kb2737132-fullfile-x86-glb.exe in this example), run the .exe file and use the /Extract:[extract folder path] switch. For example, type the following at the command prompt:
outlook2013-kb2737132-fullfile-x86-glb.exe /extract:”c:\ExtractFiles”

This command begins to extract the .msp files. Prior to beginning the extraction process, Microsoft Software License Terms are displayed. After you accept the license terms, the files are extracted to the location that you specify (C:\ExtractFiles in this example). You do not have to use the quotation marks with the path. However, it does make it easier to read the command line. By using quotation marks, you can also avoid problems with paths that contain spaces.

Copy the Windows Installer patch (.msp) files to the Updates folder.
Repeat the process for any other Office 2013 update packages that you want to install. The Windows Installer patch file names are unique. Therefore, there should be no risk of a file being accidentally overwritten, which could cause a problem with the installation. If you are deploying the product is with additional language packs, the language pack service packs will be added to the Updates folder.
After you complete the previous steps, you can deploy the product.


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