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Click OK twice, once to close the Customize Format dialog box and then a second time to close the Region or Regional and Language Options dialog box.

Click the Close button in the upper-right corner of the Control Panel window or press Alt+F4 to close this window.

After changing the Short Date format in the Windows Control Panel, the next time you launch Excel 2013 it automatically interprets short dates using the D/m/yyyy format; so that, for example, 3/5/14 is May 3, 2014, rather than March 5, 2014.

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