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Office 2010 SP1 now updates multiple languages in Office 2010 installations
An update to Service Pack 1 for Office 2010 now enables the service pack to update all language versions within multiple-language installations of Office 2010. Previously, only the English version was updated. For more information, see Office 2010 SP1 Microsoft Update Change for Language Installs .
21 Oct 2011
The updates list for Office 2007 Service Pack 3 is now available
The Office Sustained Engineering team has released the list of updates that are included in Office 2007 Service Pack 3 (SP3). Office 2007 SP3, which was released in October 2011, includes a roll-up of all Public Update (PU) and Cumulative Update (CU) releases since Office 2007 SP2, as well as stability...
12 Dec 2011
Having problems uninstalling Office 2010, 2007, or 2003 from the Control Panel? Use the Fix it Tool
To ensure that your Office 2010 installation works smoothly and efficiently, we recommend that before installing Office 2010, you uninstall any earlier versions of Office that may still reside on your computer. If you find that uninstalling these versions cannot be done effectively from the Control Panel...
21 Apr 2011
The Office 2010 KMS host is no longer supported on Windows Small Business Server 2003
If you are creating an Office 2010 KMS host on Windows Server 2003, be aware that an Office 2010 KMS host is currently supported only on the Standard, Enterprise, and Datacenter editions of Windows Server 2003. Office 2010 KMS host on Windows Small Business Server 2003 is not supported. See the following...
10 May 2011
Andrea Bichsel - MSFT
Microsoft's support team just started their new automated Fix it solutions in their KB articles. Now when you come across a KB article with one of these guys on it (I call him Joe), you can click the button, and a script fixes the problem for you. If you want to do it yourself, you can still follow the...
6 Feb 2009
October 2012 Cumulative Updates for Office and related products are now available
You can now get the October 2012 Cumulative Updates (CUs) packages for Office 2010 , and the 2007 Office system . The CUs also include Office servers and SharePoint products. In these knowledge base articles, you’ll find links for the individual update packages and their descriptions. In addition, there...
16 Nov 2012
August 2012 Cumulative Update for Office is now available
You can now get the August 2012 Cumulative Updates (CUs) packages for Office 2010 , the 2007 Office system , and Project Server 2010 (released September 14, 2012). The CUs also include Office servers and SharePoint products. In these overall knowledge base articles, you’ll find links for the individual...
26 Sep 2012
Microsoft Office 2000 extended support ends in July, 2009
Microsoft Office Sustained Engineering has announced that extended support for Microsoft Office 2000 will end on July 14, 2009. Office 2000 patches published on or before July 14, 2009 will remain on the Microsoft Download Center (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads). For more information, see the Office...
20 May 2009
TechEd North America 2012: Office client deployment and Office 365 sessions
The TechEd North America 2012 conference , held June 11 - June 14 in Orlando, Florida, included several presentations on Office deployment and Office 365 that may be of interest to IT Pros. Learn about office deployment tools and methods, compatibility assessment and remediation, supporting Office, Office...
18 Jun 2012
TechNet Tips assist you with Office 2010 volume activation and more
If you are already familiar with Office 2010 administration and need a quick solution, TechNet Office 2010 tips will help you set up Office 2010 products and features. New tips are added periodically. The following tips can help to easily activate your Office 2010 volume licensed clients: Understand...
16 Nov 2010
Which versions of Office are supported on Windows 8 and on Surface with Windows RT?
Window 8 With the recent launch of Windows 8, you might be asking "Which versions of Office can I deploy to Windows 8 computers?" Well, the following versions of Office are supported on Windows 8 (and on Windows Server 2012, too): Office 2013 Office 2010 Office 2007 If you are considering...
12 Nov 2012
Office and the Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro device — what's supported?
Learn what versions of Office are supported on the Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro device and how that device differs from the Surface with Windows RT device for deploying Office. Back in November, we blogged about which versions of Office are supported on Windows 8 and on Surface with Windows...
14 Feb 2013
When you install Office 2010 SP1, SharePoint Workspace 2010 is also installed
When you install Office 2010 SP1, SharePoint Workspace 2010 is automatically installed whether or not it was part of the original installation of Office 2010. This is due to a bug that triggers the installation of SharePoint Workspace 2010. For more details and to learn how to handle this, see When you...
24 Oct 2011
Temporary removal of Lync connectivity with Windows Live Messenger in Office 365 for professionals and small businesses
As of this week, Lync connectivity with Windows Live Messenger in Office 365 for professionals and small businesses (Plan P) is temporarily removed. During this temporary period, customers who use Lync with Office 365 for professionals and small businesses will not be able to use Messenger to see presence...
14 Jul 2011
Hotfix in the August 2011 Cumulative Update fixes possible Outlook 2010 SP1 issues
If you’ve installed Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and are experiencing either of the following issues with Outlook 2010 SP1: Reminders display in Outlook Web App (OWA), but do not display in Outlook 2010 SP1. Outlook 2010 SP1 Sent email messages for which you’ve set Follow Up...
13 Sep 2011
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