PowerPoint crashes fixed with February 2021 bug patches

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PowerPoint 2016, 2013 and 2010 users need these bug fixes from Microsoft to prevent the program crashing.

The bug might happen opening a presentation with a diagram – ouch.

There are two updates needed to fix the bug, one for Office generally and for PowerPoint itself.

PowerPoint 2016                    KB4493164
Office 2016                              KB4493189

PowerPoint 2013                    KB4493169
Office 2013                              KB4486684

PowerPoint 2010                    KB4493179
Office 2010                              KB4493180

Most likely, these patches have been applied automatically.  The KB article links have 32-bit and 64-bit patch downloads.

After patching, Windows has to restart.

Outlook 2016 time zone patch

A wide-ranging fix to Outlook 2016 which updates 21 different Outlook related files.

All that to fix “an issue that causes reminders to behave unpredictably on a system whose time zone changes frequently”

Outlook 2016                          KB4493190

The KB article has the 32-bit or 64-bit downloads.

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