October 11, 2016, update for SharePoint Server 2013 (KB3118355)

Applies to: Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1

This article describes update KB3118355 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013, which was released on October 11, 2016. This update has a prerequisite.

Improvements and fixes

  • Updates Norwegian_Nynorsk proofing tools.
  • Adds a new feature to allow recall to be excluded from the link update group of search indexes which may contain unrelated content based on your queries.
  • Fixes the following issues:
    • The Options dialog box appears after seconds of delay with Czech keyboard layout and proofing tools.
    • Search results aren't ranked correctly for certain queries and result sets.
    • Fixes an Alternative Access Mapping (AAM) performance issue in which search from SharePoint sites that are AMM mapped times out.
    • Enables query logging to record original query text.
    • Improves text extraction of single byte character sets when it's used in composite fonts in PDF files.
    • Computers that are running SQL Server are affected by the Task List synchronization jobs if the jobs freeze, this causes the SharePoint platform to be inaccessible. Corporate Intranet availability is affected. Access to all files and folders that are shared by teams and partners are unavailable.

      Note If the Task List job is disabled, no shared team or project tasks can be synchronized to Outlook 2013.
    • You cannot get auto-generated query suggestions for search pages when a custom result source is used in the query.
    • Followed Count Web Part can't be displayed because of null reference exception.
    • Crawl information isn't displayed for lists on sub sites.
    • Navigation settings to hide or unhide items don't work correctly.
    • When a site is on hold, the attachments of list items on the site aren't preserved. The update changes the behavior and preserves attachments of list items on a site that’s on hold when the attachments or the items are deleted. The attachments are preserved in a preservation hold library. To enable this feature for an existing site that’s on hold, upgrade should be executed (by using psConfig or Configuration wizard).
    • Enables extraction of OLE properties from a third-party IFilter.

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 2013 Service Pack 1 installed.

Restart information

You don't have to restart the computer after you install this update.


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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.