How to ‘Switch Channels’ for Office 2016 ProPlus

Starting with the latest Office 365 ProPlus, we have 3 production channels, namely Current, Deferred and First release for Deferred Channel. Each channel receives features updates, security and non-security updates on different intervals. Consider a scenario the Office 2016 which is installed on the machine as Deferred Channel. Now let’s say, a new feature or fix is introduced on…


“Sorry, there was a problem while trying to connect to your account with error code 0x15” – **UPDATE**

**UPDATE** Our investigation determined that a certificate was recently deployed to replace an expiring certificate; however, we failed to initiate a process to whitelist the new certificate. We’ve whitelisted the certificate to restore service but users may still have a token within their client which is associated with the previous certificate. To resolve the issue,…

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Updating Office 365 Clients from a Network Location

The first step in configuring local Office 365 updating is to download the Office media using the Office Deployment Tool.  See the following article for more information on downloading and installing using the ODT.  Once it has been successfully downloaded, place the media in your desired network share location.  It is imperative that client machines have Read…

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The new Update Now feature for Office 2013 Click-to-Run for Office365 and its associated command-line and switches

Background: The SP1 release of Microsoft Office 2013 Click-to-Run for Office365 offers a new Update Now feature on the File | Accounts (backstage) page of each Office application: More Information: This new feature allows users to check for and install updates for Office on demand.  Under the hood, there is a new OfficeC2RClient.exe file that…

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