This article describes update KB3141500 for Microsoft Visio 2016, which was released on February 7, 2017. This update has a prerequisite.

Be aware that the update on 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:

  • When you import a high-resolution image to Visio 2016, the image appears blurry.

    Note To fix this issue, you must follow the steps in the "Registry information" section to modify the registry.

  • The gradient of a shape is lost when you copy and paste the shape from Visio 2016 to Word 2016.

  • When you right-click an embedded object in Visio 2016, the Edit and Open commands are unavailable on the submenu of the object.

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 what 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.

Microsoft scanned this file for viruses by using the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to it.

Update information

PrerequisiteTo apply this update, you must have Microsoft Visio 2016 installed.

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

More information

  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

Registry informationImportant Follow the steps in this section carefully. Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Before you modify it, back up the registry for restoration in case problems occur.

  1. Exit all Microsoft Office applications.

  2. Start Registry Editor:

    • In Windows 10, go to Start, enter regedit in the Search box, and then select regedit.exe in the search results.

    • In Windows 7, select Start and type regedit in the Search programs and files text box, and then select regedit.exe in the search results.

    • In Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, move you mouse to the upper-right corner, select Search and type regedit in the search text box, and then select regedit.exe in the search results.

  3. Locate and then select the following registry subkey:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Visio\Application

  4. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then select DWORD Value.

  5. Type SupportHighResImage, and then press Enter.

  6. In the Details pane, press and hold (or right-click) SupportHighResImage, and then select Modify.

  7. In the Value data box, type 1, and then select OK.

  8. Exit Registry Editor.

How to uninstall this updateWindows 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 KB3141500, 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 KB3141500, 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 KB3141500, 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 informationThe global version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. 

x64

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Bpmn_address_change_process_m.vstx_1033

Bpmn_address_change_process_m.vstx_1033

Not applicable

168,268

01-Feb-2017

06:00

Bpmn_address_change_process_u.vstx_1033

Bpmn_address_change_process_u.vstx_1033

Not applicable

159,825

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Bpmn_process_gateway_m.vstx_1033

Bpmn_process_gateway_m.vstx_1033

Not applicable

137,971

01-Feb-2017

06:00

Bpmn_process_gateway_u.vstx_1033

Bpmn_process_gateway_u.vstx_1033

Not applicable

135,267

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Bpmn_process_multiple_roles_m.vstx_1033

Bpmn_process_multiple_roles_m.vstx_1033

Not applicable

157,657

01-Feb-2017

06:00

Bpmn_process_multiple_roles_u.vstx_1033

Bpmn_process_multiple_roles_u.vstx_1033

Not applicable

150,597

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Electrical.vsl

Electrical.vsl

Not applicable

235,712

31-Jan-2017

18:34

Aec.dll

Aec.dll

16.0.4498.1002

1,454,840

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Aec.vsl_1033

Aec.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

89,856

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Aecutils.vsl_1033

Aecutils.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

62,232

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Bpmn_m.vstx_1033

Bpmn_m.vstx

Not applicable

55,039

01-Feb-2017

05:44

Bpmn_u.vstx_1033

Bpmn_u.vstx

Not applicable

54,930

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Bstorm.dll

Bstorm.dll

16.0.4498.1002

1,023,232

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Bstorm.vsl_1033

Bstorm.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

68,392

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Dbwiz.dll

Dbwiz.dll

16.0.4498.1002

1,198,288

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Dbwiz.vsl_1033

Dbwiz.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

185,080

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Drilldwn.dll

Drilldwn.dll

16.0.4498.1002

1,574,136

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Drilldwn.vsl_1033

Drilldwn.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

85,712

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Dwgcnv.dll

Dwgcnv.dll

16.0.4498.1002

233,160

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Dwgcnv.vsl_1033

Dwgcnv.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

60,608

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Dwgdp.dll

Dwgdp.dll

16.0.4498.1002

9,029,336

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Facility.dll

Facility.dll

16.0.4498.1002

1,510,616

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Facility.vsl_1033

Facility.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

100,056

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Gantt.dll

Gantt.dll

16.0.4498.1002

1,447,128

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Gantt.vsl_1033

Gantt.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

341,736

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Hvac.dll

Hvac.dll

16.0.4498.1002

587,992

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Hvac.vsl_1033

Hvac.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

56,544

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Lgnd.vsl_1033

Lgnd.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

59,664

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Mpxint.dll

Mpxint.dll

16.0.4471.1000

210,632

31-Jan-2017

18:34

Msoutls.dll

Msoutls.dll

16.0.4498.1002

296,696

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Orgchart.dll

Orgchart.dll

16.0.4498.1002

1,831,192

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Orgchart.vsl_1033

Orgchart.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

79,168

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Orgchwiz.dll

Orgchwiz.dll

16.0.4498.1002

722,704

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Orgwiz.vsl_1033

Orgwiz.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

89,952

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Pe.dll

Pe.dll

16.0.4498.1002

915,680

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Pe.vsl_1033

Pe.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

248,584

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Proprpt.dll

Proprpt.dll

16.0.4498.1002

1,122,072

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Proprpt.vsl_1033

Proprpt.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

194,840

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Savasweb.dll

Savasweb.dll

16.0.4498.1002

580,824

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Savasweb.vsl_1033

Savasweb.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

68,824

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Savwbhf.dll

Savwbhf.dll

16.0.4498.1002

174,400

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Savwbras.dll

Savwbras.dll

16.0.4471.1000

286,992

31-Jan-2017

18:34

Savwbvml.dll

Savwbvml.dll

16.0.4390.1000

276,752

31-Jan-2017

18:34

Savwbxaml.dll

Savwbxaml.dll

16.0.4390.1000

185,624

31-Jan-2017

18:34

Sg.dll

Sg.dll

16.0.4498.1002

2,450,640

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Shapnum.vsl_1033

Shapnum.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

63,208

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Timesoln.dll

Timesoln.dll

16.0.4498.1002

1,534,720

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Timesoln.vsl_1033

Timesoln.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

382,168

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Visbrgr.dll

Visbrgr.dll

16.0.4498.1002

15,520,512

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Viscolor.dll

Viscolor.dll

16.0.4324.1000

116,960

31-Jan-2017

18:34

Viscolor.vsl_1033

Viscolor.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

56,584

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Visdlgu.dll

Visdlgu.dll

16.0.4390.1000

217,800

31-Jan-2017

18:34

Visintl.dll_1033

Visintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

851,184

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Visio.exe

Visio.exe

16.0.4498.1002

1,360,576

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Vislib.dll

Vislib.dll

16.0.4498.1002

27,189,456

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Visocx.dll

Visocx.dll

16.0.4498.1000

339,712

31-Jan-2017

18:34

Visshe.dll

Visshe.dll

16.0.4300.1000

946,872

31-Jan-2017

18:34

Visutils.dll

Visutils.dll

16.0.4435.1000

773,328

31-Jan-2017

18:34

Visutils.vsl_1033

Visutils.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

71,904

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Visweb.dll

Visweb.dll

16.0.4498.1002

1,152,784

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Visweb.vsl_1033

Visweb.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

88,848

31-Jan-2017

18:33

Xfunc.dll

Xfunc.dll

16.0.4498.1002

847,616

01-Feb-2017

16:53

Xfunc.vsl_1033

Xfunc.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

72,992

31-Jan-2017

18:33

x86

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Bpmn_address_change_process_m.vstx_1033

Bpmn_address_change_process_m.vstx_1033

Not applicable

168,268

01-Feb-2017

06:01

Bpmn_address_change_process_u.vstx_1033

Bpmn_address_change_process_u.vstx_1033

Not applicable

159,825

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Bpmn_process_gateway_m.vstx_1033

Bpmn_process_gateway_m.vstx_1033

Not applicable

137,971

01-Feb-2017

06:01

Bpmn_process_gateway_u.vstx_1033

Bpmn_process_gateway_u.vstx_1033

Not applicable

135,267

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Bpmn_process_multiple_roles_m.vstx_1033

Bpmn_process_multiple_roles_m.vstx_1033

Not applicable

157,657

01-Feb-2017

06:01

Bpmn_process_multiple_roles_u.vstx_1033

Bpmn_process_multiple_roles_u.vstx_1033

Not applicable

150,597

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Electrical.vsl

Electrical.vsl

Not applicable

152,256

31-Jan-2017

18:28

Aec.dll

Aec.dll

16.0.4498.1002

954,104

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Aec.vsl_1033

Aec.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

80,640

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Aecutils.vsl_1033

Aecutils.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

53,016

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Bpmn_m.vstx_1033

Bpmn_m.vstx

Not applicable

55,039

01-Feb-2017

06:01

Bpmn_u.vstx_1033

Bpmn_u.vstx

Not applicable

54,930

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Bstorm.dll

Bstorm.dll

16.0.4498.1002

715,016

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Bstorm.vsl_1033

Bstorm.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

60,200

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Dbwiz.dll

Dbwiz.dll

16.0.4498.1002

933,584

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Dbwiz.vsl_1033

Dbwiz.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

175,864

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Drilldwn.dll

Drilldwn.dll

16.0.4498.1002

922,352

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Drilldwn.vsl_1033

Drilldwn.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

76,496

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Dwgcnv.dll

Dwgcnv.dll

16.0.4498.1002

171,712

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Dwgcnv.vsl_1033

Dwgcnv.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

51,400

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Dwgdp.dll

Dwgdp.dll

16.0.4498.1002

6,332,632

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Facility.dll

Facility.dll

16.0.4498.1002

996,056

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Facility.vsl_1033

Facility.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

93,392

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Gantt.dll

Gantt.dll

16.0.4498.1002

980,184

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Gantt.vsl_1033

Gantt.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

332,520

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Hvac.dll

Hvac.dll

16.0.4498.1002

372,952

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Hvac.vsl_1033

Hvac.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

47,328

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Lgnd.vsl_1033

Lgnd.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

50,440

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Mpxint.dll

Mpxint.dll

16.0.4498.1002

157,896

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Msoutls.dll

Msoutls.dll

16.0.4498.1002

226,040

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Orgchart.dll

Orgchart.dll

16.0.4498.1002

1,281,816

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Orgchart.vsl_1033

Orgchart.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

70,464

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Orgchwiz.dll

Orgchwiz.dll

16.0.4498.1002

496,400

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Orgwiz.vsl_1033

Orgwiz.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

80,744

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Pe.dll

Pe.dll

16.0.4471.1000

552,672

31-Jan-2017

18:28

Pe.vsl_1033

Pe.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

239,360

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Proprpt.dll

Proprpt.dll

16.0.4498.1002

737,048

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Proprpt.vsl_1033

Proprpt.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

185,624

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Savasweb.dll

Savasweb.dll

16.0.4498.1002

437,976

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Savasweb.vsl_1033

Savasweb.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

59,608

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Savwbhf.dll

Savwbhf.dll

16.0.4498.1002

131,904

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Savwbras.dll

Savwbras.dll

16.0.4498.1002

220,944

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Savwbvml.dll

Savwbvml.dll

16.0.4435.1000

216,848

31-Jan-2017

18:28

Savwbxaml.dll

Savwbxaml.dll

16.0.4462.1000

159,512

31-Jan-2017

18:28

Sg.dll

Sg.dll

16.0.4498.1002

1,799,888

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Shapnum.vsl_1033

Shapnum.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

53,992

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Timesoln.dll

Timesoln.dll

16.0.4498.1002

979,200

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Timesoln.vsl_1033

Timesoln.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

374,488

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Visbrgr.dll

Visbrgr.dll

16.0.4498.1002

10,942,208

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Viscolor.dll

Viscolor.dll

16.0.4462.1000

84,192

31-Jan-2017

18:28

Viscolor.vsl_1033

Viscolor.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

48,384

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Visdlgu.dll

Visdlgu.dll

16.0.4390.1000

164,048

31-Jan-2017

18:28

Visintl.dll_1033

Visintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

851,192

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Visio.exe

Visio.exe

16.0.4498.1002

1,359,040

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Vislib.dll

Vislib.dll

16.0.4498.1002

20,021,968

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Visocx.dll

Visocx.dll

16.0.4498.1000

298,752

31-Jan-2017

18:28

Visshe.dll

Visshe.dll

16.0.4300.1000

887,992

31-Jan-2017

18:28

Visutils.dll

Visutils.dll

16.0.4435.1000

487,632

31-Jan-2017

18:28

Visutils.vsl_1033

Visutils.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

62,688

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Visweb.dll

Visweb.dll

16.0.4498.1002

710,416

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Visweb.vsl_1033

Visweb.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

80,144

31-Jan-2017

18:27

Xfunc.dll

Xfunc.dll

16.0.4498.1002

482,552

01-Feb-2017

16:55

Xfunc.vsl_1033

Xfunc.vsl

16.0.4432.1000

63,776

31-Jan-2017

18:27

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