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This update is no longer available. To fix the issues that are described in this article, install the latest Microsoft Office update from the following Microsoft Docs article:

Latest updates for versions of Office that use Windows Installer (MSI)

This update includes new definitions for the Junk Email Filter in Microsoft Outlook 2016. These new definitions provide a more current description of those characteristics that define some email messages as junk email. This update was released on October 13, 2015. This update has a prerequisite.

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

Update information

Prerequisite

To apply this update, you must have Outlook 2016 installed.

Restart information

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

More Information

How to determine whether my Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based:

  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

To determine whether the update is installed on your computer, follow the steps for your version of Windows.

Windows 10

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

  2. Examine the list for update KB2910988.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then select Search. Or, 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. Examine the list for update KB2910988. If the update is in the list, note its Install On date.

Windows 7

  1. Go to Start Start Button , enter appwiz.cpl in the Start Search box, and then press Enter.

  2. Select View installed updates.

  3. Examine the list for update KB2910988.

  4. If update KB2910988 is in the list of updates, the update is installed successfully on the computer.


This update contains files that have the versions that are listed in the following tables.

32-bit

Outlfltr-x-none.msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Outlfltr.dat

14.0.15304.559

3,610,760

18-Sep-2015

20:22


64-bit

Outlfltr-x-none.msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Outlfltr.dat

14.0.15304.559

3,610,760

18-Sep-2015

20:27


Windows 10

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

  2. In the list of updates, locate and then select update KB2910988, 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 then select update KB2910988, and then select Uninstall.

Windows 7

  1. Go to Start, enter Run, and then select Run.

  2. Enter Appwiz.cpl, and then select OK.

  3. Select View installed updates.

  4. In the list of updates, locate and then select update KB2910988, and then select Uninstall.


References

See 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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