March 7, 2017, update for Office 2016 (KB3178655)

This article describes update KB3178655 for Microsoft Office 2016, which was released on March 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 four graphical metafile issues that include picture effects in Publisher 2016, Visio stencils, fuzzy Visio metafiles, and cropped images that are incorrectly offset.

  • The file name of PowerPoint Presentations that are opened from some specific CRM systems is currently displayed correctly in the Save As dialog box.

  • PowerPoint 2016 currently keeps all extant bullets when you delete the tab stops programmatically.

  • PowerPoint 2016 is currently more robust in handling command line arguments that contain international characters.

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.

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Update information

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

Restart informationYou 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 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 KB3178655, 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 KB3178655, 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 KB3178655, 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. 

x86

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Igx.dll

Igx.dll

16.0.4507.1000

9,744,568

22-Feb-2017

15:50

Oart.dll

Oart.dll

16.0.4510.1000

12,522,192

22-Feb-2017

15:50

Oartodf.dll

Oartodf.dll

16.0.4507.1000

1,834,720

22-Feb-2017

15:50

x64

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Igx.dll

Igx.dll

16.0.4507.1000

11,260,600

22-Feb-2017

15:52

Oart.dll

Oart.dll

16.0.4510.1000

18,258,128

22-Feb-2017

15:52

Oartodf.dll

Oartodf.dll

16.0.4507.1000

3,311,840

22-Feb-2017

15:52

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