December 4, 2018, update for Project 2016 (KB4461540)

Applies to: Project Standard 2016Project Professional 2016

This article describes update 4461540 for Microsoft Project2016 that was released on December 4, 2018.

Be aware that the update on the Microsoft Download Centerapplies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2016. Itdoesn't apply to the Office 2016 Click-to-Run editions, such as MicrosoftOffice 365 Home. (see Determiningyour Office version).

Improvements and fixes


This update fixes the following issue:

Consider the following scenario:

  • You make changes to a project.
  • You save the project.
  • You look at the progress indicator in the lower-right part of the screen to determine the progress.

In this situation, the indicator starts by saying that it is"Saving" the project. Then, it says that it is "Synchronizingdata to server...". After this, however, the expected progress and final"Save completed successfully" details are not displayed. 

How to download and install the update


Microsoft Update

Use MicrosoftUpdate to automatically download and install the update.

Download Center

This update is also available for manual download andinstallation from the Microsoft Download Center.

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

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Update information


Prerequisites

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

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install thisupdate.

More information


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 KB4461540, 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 KB4461540, 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 KB4461540, and then select Uninstall.

      File information


      The English (United States) version of this software updateinstalls files that have the attributes that are listed in the followingtables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated UniversalTime (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer aredisplayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time(DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you performcertain operations on the files.

      x64

      project-x-none.msp file information

      File identifier

      File name

      File version

      File size

      Date

      Time

      Nameext.dll.x64

      Nameext.dll

      16.0.4714.1000

      326,384

      13-Nov-18

      12:56

      Nameext.dll.x86

      Nameext.dll

      16.0.4714.1000

      291,056

      13-Nov-18

      12:57

      Pjintl.dll_1033

      Pjintl.dll

      16.0.4666.1000

      4,402,424

      13-Nov-18

      12:55

      Winproj.exe

      Winproj.exe

      16.0.4783.1000

      30,843,672

      14-Nov-18

      13:14

       

      x86

      project-x-none.msp file information

      File identifier

      File name

      File version

      File size

      Date

      Time

      Nameext.dll.x64

      Nameext.dll

      16.0.4714.1000

      326,384

      13-Nov-18

      12:50

      Nameext.dll.x86

      Nameext.dll

      16.0.4714.1000

      291,056

      13-Nov-18

      12:49

      Pjintl.dll_1033

      Pjintl.dll

      16.0.4684.1000

      4,377,336

      13-Nov-18

      12:48

      Winproj.exe

      Winproj.exe

      16.0.4783.1000

      24,449,112

      14-Nov-18

      13:09

      References


      Learn about the standard terminology thatis used to describe Microsoft software updates. The OfficeSystem TechCenter contains the latest administrative updatesand strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office.