This update includes new definitions for the Junk Email Filter in Microsoft Outlook 2016. These new definitions provide a more current description of these characteristics that define some email messages as junk email. This update was released on June 7, 2016. This update has a prerequisite.

Be aware that the update at the Microsoft Download Center applies to 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?)

How to download and install the update

Microsoft Update

Use Microsoft Update to automatically download and install the update.

Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

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

Prerequisites To apply this update, you must have Outlook 2016 installed.

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

More Information

How to determine whether my Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based:

  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

To determine whether the update is installed on your computer, follow the steps for your version of Windows.

Windows 10

  1. Go to Start, enter View Installed Updates in the Search Windows box, and then press Enter.

  2. Examine the list for update KB3115137.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then select Search. Or, 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. Examine the list for update KB3115137. If the update is in the list, note its Install On date.

Windows 7

  1. Go to Start Start Button , enter appwiz.cpl in the Start Search box, and then press Enter.

  2. Click View installed updates.

  3. Examine the list for update KB3115137.

  4. If update KB3115137 is in the list of updates, the update is installed successfully on the computer.


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 update KB3115137, 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 click Installed Updates.

  3. In the list of updates, locate and select update KB3115137, and then select Uninstall.

Windows 7

  1. Go to Start, enter Run, and then click Run.

  2. Enter Appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.

  3. Select View installed updates.

  4. In the list of updates, locate and select update KB3115137, and then click 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 Information

The global version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

outlfltr-x-none.msp file information

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Outlfltr.dat

Outlfltr.dat

14.0.16106.615

3,611,272

17-May-2016

06:27


outlfltr-x-none.msp file information

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Outlfltr.dat

Outlfltr.dat

14.0.16106.615

3,611,272

17-May-2016

06:37


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