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July 5, 2016, update for Project 2016 (KB3115284)

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This article describes update KB3115284 for Microsoft Project 2016, which was released on July 5, 2016. 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?)

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Improvements and fixes

Fixes the following issues:
  • When you open and then save a project file to a Project server, the task finish date and duration are changed. This issue occurs if the assignment finish date doesn't match the task finish date. This can be the case with fixed duration tasks.
  • The Last Modified and Last Published timestamps are not converted to your timezone.
  • When you save a project, some baseline information may be lost if you don't have the permission to save a baseline.
  • When you save a project for sharing, and then save it back to the server, the baseline data is deleted from the project if you don't have the Save Protected Baseline permission.
  • When you add a resource or do a Save As operation to the MPP format on a project that's connected to Project Web App, Project 2016 may crash.
  • When you go to a view such as the Gantt chart and then click the auto filter on a date field such as the Start field, dates that are later than 2099 aren't displayed. Therefore, you can't filter days that are later than 2099 by using the auto filter.
  • Assume that you set the primary language to simplified Chinese and the secondary language to English. When you try to synchronize projects with a SharePoint task list, the process fails.
  • If you set % Work Complete progress on a summary task in Project 2016, work and actual work may incorrectly be added to subtasks that don't have a resource assigned.
  • Assume that you select to load summary resource assignments to start Project 2016. When you go to a Resource Usage view and scroll through the resource, Project 2016 may crash. This issue occurs after you install March 8, 2016, update for Project 2016 (KB3114865).

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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


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

Restart information

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

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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 installationMSI-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 KB3115284, 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 KB3115284, 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 KB3115284, and then select Uninstall.

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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.

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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. 
project-x-none.msp file information
File identifierFile nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime

project-x-none.msp file information
File identifierFile nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime

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Article ID : 3115284
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Created on : 4/9/2020
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