November 10, 2015, update for Office 2016 (KB3101518)

This article describes update KB3101518 for Microsoft Office 2016 that 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 2016. It doesn't apply to the Office 2016 Click-to-Run editions such as Microsoft Office 365 Home. (How to determine?)

Improvements and fixes

  • Improves the visual appearance of parts of the Options dialog box and the backstage in the Dark Gray theme in Office applications.
  • Improves the unreadable text on the Open tab of the backstage in the High Contrast White theme in Windows.
    BUG #: 2599044 (OfficeMain)
  • Fixes the following issues:
    • Text in the Share pane is difficult to read in the Dark Gray theme in Office 2016 applications.
      BUG #: 2411317 (OfficeMain)
    • Some commands on the Mini toolbar appear black.
      BUG #: 2411505 (OfficeMain)
    • In some screen resolutions, the Tell me what you want to do text isn't aligned with other commands on the ribbon.
      BUG #: 2504263 (OfficeMain)

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'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

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
How to uninstall this update

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. 
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Article ID: 3101518 - Last Review: Nov 10, 2015 - Revision: 1

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