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Garbled or incorrect characters show up in the Japanese version of Office in the Windows Store

Last updated: September 28, 2017

ISSUE

Office installed from the Windows store has garbled or incorrect characters in the ribbon and other places in the application. This issue is specific to the Japanese user interface.

STATUS: FIXED

This issue is now fixed in Version 1708 (8431.2094). To get the update immediately, open any Office 2016 app and choose File > Account > Update Options > Update Now.

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