November 10, 2015, update for Outlook 2013 Junk Email Filter (KB3101493)

This update includes new definitions for the Junk Email Filter in Microsoft Outlook 2013. These new definitions provide a more current description of those characteristics that define some email messages as junk email. This update was released on November 10, 2015. This update has a prerequisite.

Be aware that the update in Download Center applies to Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It doesn't apply to the Office 2013 Click-to-Run editions such as Microsoft Office 365 Home. (How to determine?).

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're not sure what platform (32-bit or 64-bit) you are 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

Prerequisite

To apply this update, you must have Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 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 Outlook 2013.
  2. On the File menu, select Account.
  3. For Office 2013 Click-to-Run installations, an Update Options item is displayed. For MSI-based installations, the Update Options item isn't displayed.
Office 2013 Click-to-Run installationMSI-based Office 2013
The screenshot for Outlook Click to Run The screenshot for Outlook MSI
How to determine whether the update is installed
File Information
How to uninstall this update

References

See the information about the standard terminology that is 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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Article ID: 3101493 - Last Review: Nov 10, 2015 - Revision: 1

Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1, Microsoft Outlook 2013

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