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  • Microsoft yanks buggy Office 2016 non-security patch KB 4462238

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     abbodi86 4 weeks ago.

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    • #1446256 Reply

      woody
      Da Boss

      It’s only been out for 24 hours or so. Why, you may ask, did they pull it? The KB article gives the answer: Notice After this update is installed, cli
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    • #1446873 Reply

      krzemien
      AskWoody Lounger

      Speechless.

      Not so tiny and inconsequential either, I say, as Office drones using Outlook would really not like it…

    • #1447078 Reply

      anonymous

      “bug that would never show up in testing”

      The release was the test.

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    • #1451451 Reply

      HarryH3
      AskWoody Lounger

      Microsoft appears to be horribly broken from a quality-of-code perspective.  🙁  Quite sad to watch, but they seem to have grown so big that no one is truly in charge any longer.

       

    • #1453258 Reply

      anonymous

      We are having the issues with hyper links, but most importantly, users’ Outlook 2016 app will not stay open.  It crashes as soon as the window opens.

    • #1487169 Reply

      anonymous

      When I came in this Moring (Central US) I could no longer open OneNote notebooks from OneDrive.  OneNote 2016 Would immediately crash upon opening.  I even deleted the sync cache and settings, repaired Office, and used other diagnostic tools to try and nail down why this was happening.  Finally, checked my update history and saw that KB4462238 recently installed. I checked into it online only to see that it was pulled.  Uninstalled it and Bam! OneNote was working once again.  2+ hours of troubleshooting!  Wasted my time – should have checked updates straight away.

    • #1720364 Reply

      abbodi86
      AskWoody_MVP

      Presumably the fixes in this update are now fixed/migrated to KB3085534
      https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3085534/may-20-2019-update-for-office-2016-kb3085534

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