Microsoft released a batch of non-security updates for Microsoft Office yesterday. The company selected the first Tuesday of the month to release non-security patches for Microsoft Office.
The updates apply to .msi-based editions of Microsoft Office only and not to "click-to-run" Office editions such as Microsoft Office 365.
Microsoft released updates for Office 2010, 2013, and 2016 in November. Check out our coverage of the October 2018 updates for Microsoft Office if you missed it.
The Office 2010 and 2013 patches released in November update the Japanese calendar to address new era name display issues. The Office 2016 patches address the issue as well and issues in Outlook, SharePoint libraries, and Office 2016 in general.
Update: Some users report that installed updates removed OneNote 2016 from the system. Affected users need to check a support page on the Office site. The removal is a bug according to Microsoft and it is possible to reinstall OneNote.
KB4461522 -- The update modifies the Japanese calendar in Office 2010 to ensure that Japanese era names are displayed correctly. It requires that KB2863821 is installed together with the update.
KB2863821 -- See KB4461522.
KB4461482 -- Same as KB4461522 for Office 2010.
KB3178640 -- Same as KB2863821 for Office 2010.
KB4461475 -- An update for the Office 2016 Language Interface Pack. The update fixes new email message and new appointment tabbing order issues for users who run Outlook 2016 without multiple languages.
KB4461505 -- The update fixes three issues in Office 2016:
KB4461502 -- The PowerPoint 2016 update fixes two issues in the software program.
It is recommended that administrators and users install only patches that address issues that users experience.Advertisement
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