Outlook 2016 (MSI) Update for January 2019

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2016. This is a non-security update which contains 8 documented improvements and fixes.

Most notable fixes in this update;

  • Assume that you have Outlook and a Skype for Business application installed on a computer with Windows 10 or later versions. When the Skype for Business application automatically starts, a prompt for Skype for Business credentials may appear behind other windows.
  • When you accept multiple separate instances of a recurring meeting, and then you synchronize the Calendar folder in Outlook, you notice that sometimes some instances are mistakenly removed from the calendar.
  • This update fixes a case where sometimes searching items result in the following error message:

    Something went wrong and your search couldn’t be completed.

  • When you try to open the “Rules and Alerts” dialog box, the dialog box doesn’t open and you receive the following error message:

    The operation failed because of a registry or installation problem. Restart Outlook and try again. If the problem persists, reinstall.

View: Download information for KB4462147

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update and updates Outlook to version 16.0.4810.1000. This update does not apply to Perpetual and Office 365 based installations of Office 2016.