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Office 2010 SP2 Beta Now Available for Download
The beta for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 2 is available for download . For the details, see the Office Sustained Engineering blog post about the beta release . You probably have your update process in place. But just in case, have a look at these resources: Distribute product...
18 Apr 2013
April 2013 Office Update Release including an Office Web Apps Server update
Learn about the April 2013 Office Update Release that includes updates for Office, Office Web Apps Server, and SharePoint Products. Updates have been released for Office including an update for Office Web Apps Server. Remember that to apply the Office Web Apps Server update, you must follow the steps...
11 Apr 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
The new Office: What are your options, what's changed and what's new?
Garage Series for IT Pros
In this blog post, our desktop specialist hosts Jeremy Chapman and Yoni Kirsh, walk us through the differences between the Click-to-Run and MSI-based Office versions, the new IT Pro capabilities, and the premise of the new Office including a demo of user based multi-device support. <a title="The...
26 Feb 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...
25 Sep 2012
What’s new in volume activation for Office 2013 Preview? Active Directory-Based Activation
Office volume activation is an enterprise feature for volume-licensed editions of Office 2010 and Office 2013 Preview. In addition to the volume activation methods you used for Office 2010 - Multiple Activation Key (MAK) and Key Management Service (KMS), a new volume activation method is available for...
15 Aug 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
Service Pack 3 for Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007 is now available
The Office Sustained Engineering team has released Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007. For complete details, including a list of all download and description links to the SP3 packages, see Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007 Service Pack 3 Availability . In addition, the links are available...
27 Oct 2011
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
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
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
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
Patching Office Web Apps to SP1 and June CUs including SharePoint Server 2010
As you know from previous posts, on this blog and the SharePoint Team Blog , Service Pack 1 and the June cumulative update have been released for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Products. If you are running Office Web Apps on-premise, you may be wondering which updates to install and in what order. The...
12 Jul 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
Office 365 is now available worldwide
Today, Steve Ballmer announced the worldwide availability of Office 365, which brings together Office, SharePoint, Exchange, and Lync in an always-up-to-date cloud service. For more information, see the Office 365 page in the Microsoft News Center .
28 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
Project Resource Center redesigned for Project 2010
The new Project 2010 Resource Center contains links to numerous articles and videos to help you learn the IT professional aspects of Project Professional 2010 and Project Standard 2010, including related information about Project Server 2010. The resource center format is consistent with the other Office...
12 May 2011
Using the Updates folder to deploy software updates during an Office 2010 installation
We've had some questions about deploying Office 2010 software updates by using the Updates folder. The Updates folder is used to store Office Customization Tool (OCT) .msp files (setup customization files) and any Office 2010 software updates that you want to deploy together with an initial installation...
5 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
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