January 12, 2016, update for Outlook 2013 (KB3114500)

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1Outlook 2013Office Home and Student 2013 RT

This article describes update KB3114500 for Microsoft Outlook 2013, which was released on January 12, 2016. This update also applies to Office Home and Student 2013 RT. This update has a prerequisite.

Be aware that the update in Download Center applies to the 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?)

Improvements and fixes

  • Enables the function that disables automatic hyperlink detection in the subject field of an email message. After you enable the function, the URLs in the subject field won't be clickable.

    Note To enable this function, see KB3114480.
  • Fixes the following issues:
    • Consider the following scenario:
      • An email message has multiple attachments.
      • The file names of the attachments contain characters other than US-ASCII.
      • The order of the files is sorted by Unicode that differs from the order by the current system locale (such as Japanese or Russian).
      In this situation, the file names may be overwritten by another file name or swapped.
    • When you enter some text on the Inside My Organization tab and leave the Outside My Organization tab blank in the Automatic Replies dialog box, you receive the following error message:
      The auto-reply message for people outside your organization cannot be blank.

Update information

Restart information

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


To apply this update, you must have Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 installed.

More Information

To determine whether your Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based, follow these steps:
  1. Start Microsoft 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


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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.