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October 2013 cumulative updates for Office client and Office server products are now available
Get links to the latest hotfixes for Office 2013 and Office 2010 If you are an admin responsible for keeping Office patched and updated in your organization, you’ll want to review the October 2013 cumulative update packages for Office 2013 and Office 2010 . What is a cumulative update package...
21 Oct 2013
Setting the Office Theme using Group Policy
Updated Office 2013 Administrative Template files allow you to set the theme using Group Policy. This post comes courtesy of our resident Office compatibility and deployment expert, Curtis Sawin. Overview Just last week, the Office 2013 Administrative Templates were updated. The new templates include...
27 Sep 2013
Office Web Apps on SharePoint 2010 products: What are the updates since the July 2011 updates?
This post describes what order to apply updates for Office Web Apps installed on SharePoint Server 2010 or SharePoint Foundation 2010. In a previous post on this blog , we talked about what order to apply Service Pack 1 and the June 2011 cumulative update for Office Web Apps running on-premises on...
19 Mar 2013
March 2013 update released for Office Web Apps Server
An update for Office Web Apps Server was released on March 5th. You can find details on what's included in the March update and where to get it from here: Description of the Office Web Apps Server 2013 hotfix package (Wacserver-x-none.msp): March 5, 2013 The March update also includes the changes...
18 Mar 2013
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
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
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
Service Pack 3 for Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007 target date announced
The Office Sustained Engineering team has announced the third Service Pack release for Office 2007 and SharePoint Server 2007. They are targeting a release date within calendar Q4 2011. As the release date approaches, we will share more about the exact timing. For more information, see the announcement...
6 Oct 2011
Patching Office Web Apps to SP1 and June CUs including SharePoint Server 2010 and language packs (Part 2)
In our previous post , for those of you running Office Web Apps hosted on-premises, we covered which service pack and cumulative updates to install and in what order for SharePoint. However, we didn't include a scenario with the language packs updates. We've had some questions as to where those fit in...
24 Aug 2011
Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for Office 2010 is released
The Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for Office 2010 is now available. Administrators and advanced users in organizations that have installed Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) can use the tool to return Office 2010 to its pre-SP1 state. The Uninstall Tool enables them to uninstall the service...
23 Aug 2011
SP1 for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 officially released
Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 is officially released. SP1 contains new fixes for areas of each product as well as all Cumulative Updates and Public Updates that have already shipped . The fixes are contained in a downloadable spreadsheet that is useful to those testing or evaluating...
29 Jun 2011
Collect data about Office installations by using the new Robust Office Inventory Scan script
The Office Sustained Engineering and the Office Deployment Support teams have published Robust Office Inventory Scan (ROIScan.vbs), a new Visual Basic script that administrators can use to collect data about Office installations and to help detect and troubleshoot installation and updates errors. When...
26 May 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
Office 2010 Service Pack 1 is coming soon!
Office 2010 SP1, along with SharePoint 2010 SP1, will be available mid-summer 2011. For the latest details and how you can stay connected with the release updates, see Office 2010 Service Pack 1 is Almost Here .
13 Apr 2011
Personal Archive with Outlook 2007 + Exchange 2010
As you may have heard/read, Exchange 2010 Personal Archive support is now available in Outlook 2007 as part of the Office 2007 Cumulative Update for February 2011 . The Microsoft Exchange Team Blog post Yes Virginia, there is Exchange 2010 archive support in Outlook 2007 covers how Personal Archive works...
25 Feb 2011
Issues with the recent update for Outlook 2007
On Tuesday, December 14, we released an update (KB2412171) for Microsoft Outlook 2007. We have discovered several issues with the update and want to inform you about problems you might encounter and what corrective steps we recommend. As of December 16, this Outlook 2007 update has been removed from...
19 Dec 2010
Update Center for Microsoft Office products
If you are looking for updates for Office products, the Update Center for Microsoft Office, Office Servers, and Related Products (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/ee748587.aspx) provides information about the latest product updates for the following products: · Microsoft Office suites ...
28 Apr 2010
Security updates for November 2009
On Tuesday, November 10 th , 2009, Microsoft released security updates for Microsoft Office products to address 11 security vulnerabilities in two security bulletins. The security updates apply to the following Office products: · Microsoft Office Excel 2002 , Excel 2003 , Excel 2007 , Excel Viewer...
12 Nov 2009
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
Yes, Office 2007 SP2 is supported on Win XP SP2 too
The system requirements on the download page for the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 2 (SP2) lists Windows XP Service Pack 3...but that's because that is the latest and greatest for Windows XP. Windows XP SP2 supports Office 2007 SP2. Just note that MS support for SP2 of Win XP ends Jul 13 2010...
15 May 2009
Customize the 2007 Office system to work with a non-Microsoft e-mail application
On the off chance that you are considering deploying the 2007 Microsoft Office system to work with a non-Microsoft e-mail application, you’ll want to check out a brand new article that will (hopefully) be published the end of next week: Customize the 2007 Office system to work with a non-Microsoft e...
7 Mar 2009
Cumulative update packages available for the 2007 Microsoft Office core suite applications and 2007 Microsoft Office servers: December, 2008
The following cumulative update was released on December 16, 2008. For more information, see Cumulative update packages for the 2007 Microsoft Office core suite applications and for 2007 Microsoft Office servers: December 16, 2008 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960709). For more information about...
17 Feb 2009
Security updates for February 2009
Andrea Bichsel - MSFT
[Updated to include MS09-002 on February 15, 2009] The following security updates were released on February 10, 2009. For more information and to download updates, see Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2009 . Bulletin Number Description Affected Software...
11 Feb 2009
Security updates for December 2008
Andrea Bichsel - MSFT
The following security updates were released on December 9, 2008. For more information and to download updates, see Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December 2008 . Bulletin Number Description Affected products Rating MS08-073 Cumulative Security...
10 Dec 2008
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