March 6, 2018, update for Office 2016 (KB4018295)

Applies to: Office Professional 2016Office Professional Plus 2016Office Standard 2016 More

This article describes update 4018295 for Microsoft Office 2016 that was released on March 6, 2018. This update has a prerequisite.

Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2016. It doesn't apply to the Office 2016 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home. (How to determine?)

Improvements and fixes


This update fixes the following issues:

  • During the Save As process on a document library that requires checkout operation, when you click the Discard Check Out button in the Discard Check Out dialog box, nothing happens.
  • The Information Rights Management (IRM) templates do not appear in the template drop-down menu if your email account does not match your Office identity or domain account.

This update also contains the following improvements for Office 2016 products:

  • Enables the Document Information Panel feature in Office 2016.  After you install this update, you can update the SharePoint and document properties of an Office document by selecting the View tab, and then clicking the Properties button that will open the Properties panel.
  • Corrects the translation for the string of the Change Picture button in the French version of PowerPoint 2016.
  • Corrects the translation for the string of the Total Row check box in the Danish version of Excel 2016.
  • Translates terms for the Document Information Panel in Office 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.

If you're not sure which platform (32-bit or 64-bit) you're running, see Am I running 32-bit or 64-bit Office? Additionally, see more information about how to download Microsoft support files.

Update information


Prerequisites

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

Restart information

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

More information


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

  1. Start an Office 2016 application.
  2. On the File menu, select Account.
  3. For Office 2016 Click-to-Run installations, an Update Options item is displayed. For MSI-based installations, the Update Options item isn't displayed.
Office 2016 Click-to-Run installation MSI-based Office 2016
The screenshot for Word click to run The screenshot for Word MSI

How to uninstall this update

Windows 10

  1. Go to Start, enter View Installed Updates in the Search Windows box, and then press Enter.
  2. In the list of updates, locate and select update KB4018295, and then select Uninstall.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then select Search. If you're using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, and then select Search.
  2. Enter windows update, select Windows Update, and then select Installed Updates.
  3. In the list of updates, locate and select update KB4018295, and then select Uninstall.

Windows 7

  1. Go to Start, enter Run, and then select Run.
  2. Enter Appwiz.cpl, and then select OK.
  3. Select View installed updates.
  4. In the list of updates, locate and select update KB4018295, and then select Uninstall.

References


Learn about the standard terminology that's used to describe Microsoft software updates.

The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office.

File information


The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

x86


x64