November 10, 2015, update for OneDrive for Business for Office 2016 (KB3101519)

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

This article describes update KB3101519 for OneDrive for Business 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

Fixes the following issues:
  • When you try to upload a file that has a path length between 250 and 259 characters to OneDrive for Business, the sync client ignores the file, and you don't receive any notification that indicates that the file hasn't been uploaded. You expect to receive a message that looks something like this: 
    Path too long.
  • The folder name of a shared library is displayed as OneDrive for Business instead of the user name in the Explorer navigation pane.
  • OneDrive for Business may crash when you synchronize certain libraries.
  • When you stop synchronization of a document library in OneDrive for Business in Windows 10, the shortcuts of other document libraries are deleted from the Explorer navigation pane.
  • When you try to synchronize a SharePoint document library by using OneDrive for Business, you receive the following error message:
    Error Code =0x80004005;Error Source=Groove
  • When you use OneDrive for Business to synchronize a SharePoint library, you may encounter a permanent error, and the library is no longer synchronized. When this issue occurs, you may receive the following error message: 
    An error has occurred while attempting to sync this document library.
  • After you migrate synchronization from Microsoft Office Groove to OneDrive for Business, Office Groove may crash on exit.

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.

Update information

Restart information

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


To apply this update, you must have Microsoft OneDrive for Business for 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, such as Microsoft Word 2016.
  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


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.