Highlights of Feb 2017 updates for Office 2016 and Office 2013

Here’s the complete list of non-security updates for Office 2016 for Windows and Office 2013 plus our notes on some bug fixes that caught our eye.

As usual, these updates will be pushed to most Office computers automatically.  No action is necessary.

Unexpected Issues

Microsoft is always using different words to avoid saying ‘bug’.   This month we see ‘Unexpected Issues …’ so a proud tradition of denying the obvious continues.

Office 2016

Numerous KB articles / patches mention this bug:

You may experience unexpected issues in Excel 2016 that has multiple third-party add-ins loaded. For example, you may be unable to save a workbook to a mapped network drive.

Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3141504)

Update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB3141501)

Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3114389)

Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3141508)

Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3127991)

Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3141510)

Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3141513)

Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3141505)

Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3128048)

When you coauthor a presentation in PowerPoint 2016 with another user, changes can’t be applied for existing tables.

Update for Microsoft OneNote 2016 (KB3141512)

After a student deletes items from the private section groups of a class notebook, other students can see the items in the shared recycle bin. This update hides the recycle bin of class notebooks from students while teachers can still see the class notebooks and recover them from the recycle bin.

Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3128052)

Update for Microsoft Outlook 2016 (KB3141511)

A grab bag of sixteen bug fixes for Outlook 2016

Update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 (KB3128051)

When you coauthor a presentation in PowerPoint 2016 with another user, changes can’t be applied for existing tables.

Update for Microsoft Project 2016 (KB3141514)

Update for Microsoft Office 2016 Language Interface Pack (KB3141509)

Update for Microsoft Visio 2016 (KB3141500)

Office 2013

Update for Skype for Business 2015 (KB3161988)

Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB3115489)

Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB3141491)

Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB3127966)

Update for Microsoft OneNote 2013 (KB3141494)

Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB3127972)

Update for Microsoft Outlook 2013 (KB3141495)

Update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 (KB3141461)

Update for Microsoft Project 2013 (KB3141499)

Update for Microsoft Visio 2013 (KB3141492)

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