This article describes update 3178700 for Microsoft Access 2016, which was released on May 2, 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 enables you to import and export data in dBASE.

Note To fix this issue, install this update together with May 2, 2017, update for Office 2016 (KB3115501).

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 Access 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 KB3178700, 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 KB3178700, 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 KB3178700, 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

Msacc.olb

Msacc.olb

16.0.4513.1000

694,016

10-Apr-2017

21:36

Msaccess.exe

Msaccess.exe

16.0.4531.1000

15,767,744

10-Apr-2017

21:36

Soa.dll

Soa.dll

16.0.4471.1000

519,464

10-Apr-2017

21:36


x64

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Msacc.olb

Msacc.olb

16.0.4513.1000

694,016

10-Apr-2017

21:43

Msaccess.exe

Msaccess.exe

16.0.4531.1000

20,678,856

10-Apr-2017

21:43

Soa.dll

Soa.dll

16.0.4471.1000

646,952

10-Apr-2017

21:43

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