Managing Updates for Office 365 ProPlus – Part 2

Automatic Updates streamlines the way administrators deploy updates to Office 365 ProPlus. This post is a joint effort from our global Office compatibility and deployment experts, Curtis Sawin and Martin Nothnagel. Overview Part 1 of this blog post discussed how automatic updates worked and addressed some common concerns that we’ve heard regarding the new update…

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Managing Updates for Office 365 ProPlus – Part 1

Automatic Updates streamlines the way administrators deploy updates to Office 365 ProPlus.  This post comes courtesy of our resident Office compatibility and deployment expert, Curtis Sawin. Overview Over the past several months, we’ve received tons of questions about the update model in Office 365 ProPlus.  Many of the conversations start with “It’s different and I…

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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?  It contains the latest hotfixes for…

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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 a new policy setting that allows you to set the default…

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SP2 for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 officially released

Learn where to find the new Office 2010 SP2 download, a list of fixes, the latest admin templates, and the Visio Compatibility Pack. Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 is officially released.  SP2 contains new fixes for areas of each product as well as all Cumulative Updates and Public Updates that…

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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 updates for Office 2010 Updates for SharePoint…


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 described in Apply software updates to…


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 SharePoint 2010.   If you haven’t…


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 described in the February 2013…


The new Office: What are your options, what's changed and what's new?

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 New Office: Garage Series for IT Pros – What’s…