Application crashes when you open an earlier version of an Office file in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2

Symptoms
This issue occurs when you revert a file, such as a Microsoft Office file, to an earlier state by doing the following steps:
  1. Press and hold (or right-click) the Office file.
  2. Select Properties > Previous Versions.
  3. On the Previous Versions tab, select one of the earlier versions. 
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
References
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Properties

Article ID: 3163232 - Last Review: 06/21/2016 16:07:00 - Revision: 1.0

Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1

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