September 13, 2016, update for SharePoint Server 2016 (KB3118295)

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2016

This article describes update KB3118295 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016, which was released on September 13, 2016. This update has a prerequisite.

Improvements and fixes

  • Update SharePoint PowerShell cmdlet Help files.
  • To install the third-party notice file, it has to be embedded and put it in the top-level installation directory.
  • Update SharePoint Insights strings in multiple languages to make sure the consistency.
  • Translate some terms in multiple languages to make sure that the meaning is accurate.
  • Update translations of PowerPoint Conversion Service strings in multiple languages to make sure that the meaning is accurate.
  • Update translations for My Site strings in Polish in SharePoint Server 2016 to make sure that the meaning is accurate.
  • Fixes the following issues:
    • After you install this update, each error message displayed on the UI is limited to 2048 characters and an error tag is present at the end of each error message.
    • When the focus is given to a check box on the Project Web App Resource Center page, nothing is ready by a reader because the column does not have a header.

How to download and install the update

Download Center

This update is only available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center.

Update information


To apply this update, you must have Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 installed.

Restart information

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


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File Information

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