May 9, 2017, update for SharePoint Server 2016 (KB3191884)

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2016

This article describes update KB3191884 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016, which was released on May 9, 2017. This update has a prerequisite.

Improvements and fixes

This update includes the following improvements and fixes:

  • After you apply an update for a SharePoint language pack, certain performance counters are deleted but are not recreated. This causes the ULS logs to flood with error messages because of the missing performance counters. After you install this update, performance counters are no longer deleted in this case. The previously deleted performance counters will be recreated.

  • Translates some terms in multiple languages to make sure that the meaning is accurate.

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

The global version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.