June 9, 2015, update for Project 2010 (KB3017816)

Applies to: Microsoft Project 2010 Service Pack 2

This article describes update KB3017816 for Microsoft Project 2010. This update was released on June 9, 2015, and it has a prerequisite.

Improvements and fixes

Fixes the following issues:
  • After you open an .xml file in a new project in Project 2010, the work and the actual work of some assignments are incorrect.
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • As a team member in Project Web App, you set an actual start date on a task that is assigned to you.
    • You submit the update.
    • Your status manager approves and applies the update to the project.
    • You open the project in Project Professional.
    In this situation, the actual start date on the assignment is not found.

How to download and install the update

Microsoft Update

Use Microsoft Update to automatically download and install the update.

Download Center

This update is also available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center. If you are not sure what platform (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.


To apply this update, you must have Project 2010 Service Pack 2 installed.

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