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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New Group Policies introduced with the April 2014 update of Office 2013 Click-to-Run

Background: The SP1 for Office 2013 Click-to-Run introduced some new update capabilities to the product.  In order to manage these new features, four new Group Policy settings were introduced with the April 2014 update for Office 2013 Click-to-Run   Requirements: In order for these four new policy settings to work, you will need to have at…

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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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Office 2010 Service Pack 1 and version 2 of the Office 2010 policy templates/OCT files now available for download

The 32 and 64-bit versions of Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Office 2010 are now available! Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2460049) 32-bit Editionhttp://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26622 Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2460049) 64-bit Editionhttp://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26617 See the following Knowledge Base articles for an overview of Service Pack 1 improvements and technical details: KB2460049 Description…