E-PPR: MS16-088 Security Updates Break Download Grid to Excel Feature, Blank Page in Excel
Last updated on MARCH 09, 2018
Applies to:PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.50 to 8.55 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
After applying the July 12th 2016 MS16-088 security updates from Microsoft, when users try to use the 'Download Grid' feature and open the spreadsheet in Excel, they end up with a blank page.
The file is being blocked by new Protected View options in Excel.
Specifically, the patches causing the problem were:
- Excel 2010 update KB3115322
- Excel 2013 update KB3115262
- Excel 2016 update KB3115272
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