This article describes update 3213550 for Microsoft Word 2016 that was released on July 5, 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 improves some translations for the Dutch version of Word 2016.

  • This update fixes the following issue:

    After you paste mixed (right-to-left and left-to-right) text to a document in an Office 2016 application as a Word document object or an .emf file, the text is displayed as overlapping text or as having gaps between the words.

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

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have Microsoft Word  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 KB3213550, 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 KB3213550, 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 KB3213550, and then select Uninstall.

References

Learn about the standard terminology that is 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

x86

word-x-none.msp file information

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Pdfreflow.exe

Pdfreflow.exe

16.0.4549.1000

10,302,672

13-Jun-2017

11:45

Winword.exe

Winword.exe

16.0.4561.1000

1,936,064

15-Jun-2017

08:37

Wrd12cnv.dll

Wordcnv.dll

16.0.4561.1000

9,160,384

15-Jun-2017

08:37

Wwintl.dll_1033

Wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

698,560

13-Jun-2017

11:44

Wwlib.dll

Wwlib.dll

16.0.4561.1000

29,576,384

15-Jun-2017

08:37

x64

word-x-none.msp file information

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Calligra.dll

Calligra.dll

16.0.4528.1000

338,688

14-Jun-2017

21:17

Pdfreflow.exe

Pdfreflow.exe

16.0.4549.1000

15,916,248

13-Jun-2017

11:47

Winword.exe

Winword.exe

16.0.4561.1000

1,939,136

15-Jun-2017

08:38

Wrd12cnv.dll

Wordcnv.dll

16.0.4561.1000

11,861,696

15-Jun-2017

08:38

Wwintl.dll_1033

Wwintl.dll

16.0.4465.1000

777,920

13-Jun-2017

11:43

Wwlib.dll

Wwlib.dll

16.0.4561.1000

37,186,232

15-Jun-2017

08:38

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