December 8, 2015, update for Office 2016 (KB2920724)

This article describes update 2920724 for Microsoft Office 2016. This update was released on December 8, 2015. This update has a prerequisite.

Be aware that the update at the Microsoft Download Center applies to Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based editions of Office 2016. It doesn't apply to Office 2016 Click-to-Run editions such as Microsoft Office 365 Home. (How to determine?)

Improvements and fixes

This update fixes the following issue:

When you start an Office 2016 application in compatibility mode for Windows 7, the application states that it can't find a license and has to be repaired.

How to download and install the update

Microsoft Update

Use Microsoft Update to automatically download and install the update.

Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

If you're not sure which version (32-bit or 64-bit) you're running, see Am I running 32-bit or 64-bit Office? Additionally, see more information about how to download Microsoft support files.

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Update information

PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must have Microsoft Office 2016 installed.

Restart informationYou may have to restart the computer after you install this update.

More Information

To determine whether your Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based, follow these steps:

  1. Open an Office 2016 application.

  2. On the File menu, select Account.

  3. For Office 2016 Click-to-Run installations, an Update Options item is displayed. For MSI-based installations, the Update Options item isn't displayed.

Office 2016 Click-to-Run installation

MSI-based Office 2016

The screenshot for Word click to run

The screenshot for Word MSI

Windows 10

  1. Go to Start, enter View Installed Updates in the Search Windows box, and then press Enter.

  2. In the list of updates, locate and select update KB2920724, and then select Uninstall.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then select Search. If you're using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, and then select Search.

  2. Enter windows update, select Windows Update, and then select Installed Updates.

  3. In the list of updates, locate and select update KB2920724, and then select Uninstall.

Windows 7

  1. In the Start search box, enter Appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.

  2. Select View installed updates.

  3. In the list of updates, locate and select update KB2920724, and then click Uninstall.


File Information

The global version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it 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.

ospp-x-none.msp file information

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Liclua.exe

Liclua.exe

16.0.4312.1000

364,240

12-Nov-2015

09:26


ospp-x-none.msp file information

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Liclua.exe

Liclua.exe

16.0.4312.1000

324,816

12-Nov-2015

09:23


References

Learn about the information about the standard terminology that's used to describe Microsoft software updates. The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office.

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