December 8, 2015, update for Office 2016 (KB2920712)

Applies to: Office Home and Business 2016Office Home and Student 2016Office Professional 2016

This article describes update KB2920712 for Microsoft Office 2016. This update was released on December 8, 2015. This update has a prerequisite.

Be aware that the update in the 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 updates ADAL.dll for 32-bit Office 2016 applications to version 1.0.2019.0909. 

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.

Update information


Restart information

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

Prerequisite

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

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 installationMSI-based Office 2016
The screenshot for Word click to run The screenshot for Word MSI

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.

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.