January 3, 2017, update for Word Viewer (KB3141490)

This article describes update KB3141490 for Microsoft Word Viewer, which was released on January 3, 2017. This update has a prerequisite.

Improvements and fixes

Fixes the following issue:
You experience formatting issues (font loss and table corruption prompt) in RTF files. This issue occurs after you install MS16-133: Description of the security update for Word Viewer: November 8, 2016.

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.

Update information


To apply this update, you must have Service Pack 3 for Microsoft Word Viewer 2003 installed.

Restart information

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

More Information


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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.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Ohotfix.iniNot Applicable7,26518-Dec-201612:58
Wdvprtid.xmlNot Applicable79,70811-Dec-200904:51