February 5, 2019, update for Project 2016 (KB4462134)

Applies to: Project Standard 2016Project Professional 2016

This article describes update 4462134 for Microsoft Project 2016 that was released on February 5, 2019.

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 (see Determining your Office version).

Improvements and fixes

This update fixes the following issues:

  • Assumethat you open a project from a Project Server, that and you insert a project, and that during the insertion process, you deselect the Link to project option. Also assume that the project that youinsert has custom fields. After you save, close and check in the masterproject, custom fields values that were previously associated with the insertedproject may be missing.
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You have a manually scheduled task where the duration isgreater than zero.
    • The task is partially complete.
    • The Mark taskas milestone property of the task is set.
    • You save the project in the XML format.
    • You open the XML version of the project.
In this case, the task displays a zero day duration and thetask finish date equals the start date.

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.

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Update information


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

Restart information

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

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 KB4462134, 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 KB4462134, 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 KB4462134, and then select Uninstall.

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 times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and 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 times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.


project-x-none.msp file information

File identifierFile nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime


project-x-none.msp file information

File identifierFile nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime


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