3340 Query is Corrupt - Microsoft Fixed
If you have resolved this issue in the past by uninstalling a particular "Office KB Update" from Microsoft, this is no longer necessary.
In fact, it's likely that you will get this error again as the update you removed gets reinstalled.
According to Microsoft, the fix of this issue is now available in all versions of office (2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, windows installer type (MSI), and Click2Run type (C2R).
If/when you get this issue again, we now recommend that you install all Office Updates to fix the issue.
- For Office 365, and Office 2013, 2016 and 2019 "Click to Run" (C2R) installations, click File > Account > Update options > Update Now within any Office application.
More details on doing this, with screenshots, can be found in this helpful article from Microsoft.
- For MSI type (Windows Installer) installations, running Windows Update should correct the issue.
- Click Start and type "Check For Updates"
In Windows 7, search for "Windows Update" (the image above if from Windows 10).
- Check for an install all updates.
(Note: Some users have reported that for MSI installations, Windows Updates did not automatically install the update. If needed, you can manually install the December 2019 update using this link
. Be sure to download the 32 bit version for Office 2010, 2013 or 2016 as applicable to you)
A computer restart may be needed.