Outlook 2013 Folder Pane Disappears After Installing September 2013 Public Update

Update: http://blogs.technet.com/b/office_sustained_engineering/archive/2013/09/26/september-2013-out-of-band-office-release.aspx This issue has been corrected with an update described in the link above, and has been delivered as an automatic update via Microsoft Update. If you are still experiencing this issue, please re-run Microsoft Update, check for updates, and ensure you are on the latest versions of each package. Shortly after publishing the…


September 2013 Office Update Release

The September 2013 Public Update release for Office is now live. There are 36 security updates (7 Bulletins), and 80 non-security updates available for download. MICROSOFT SECURITY BULLETIN MS13-067 Security Update for Windows SharePoint Services (KB2810061) Security Update for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (KB2760420) Security Update for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 (KB2810067) Security Update for 2010 Microsoft…


CHANGE: SharePoint 2013 Rollup Update for the December 2013 Cumulative Update Packaging

The following change was made to the December 2013 Cumulative Update from the previous SharePoint Server 2013 rollup updates. Previously, SharePoint 2013 Cumulative Updates included both the executable and the .CAB file in the same self-extracting executable download. Due to the file size, the SharePoint Server 2013 package has been divided into two separate downloads…


September 2013 Office Update: Targeting and Repeated Offering

Since the shipment of the September 2013 Security Bulletin Release, we have received reports of updates being offered for installation multiple times, or certain cases where updates were not offered via Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). We have investigated the issue, established the cause, and we have released new…


Service Pack 2 for the 2007 Microsoft Office System due to ship April 28th

Last October, we announced the upcoming release of the 2nd service pack for the 2007 Microsoft Office System and the 2007 Microsoft Office servers. Today, we’re happy to provide both a formal release date, and more details on what you should expect to see in SP2. A fair amount has been said about SP2 already,…


Announcing Service Pack 2 (SP2) for the 2007 Microsoft Office System

We’re pleased to announce that Service Pack 2 (SP2) for the 2007 Microsoft Office system is expected to be released in the near future.  Although we aren’t yet announcing the exact release date, it will fall between February and April of 2009.   Historically, we have waited to communicate details about service packs until their…


CHANGE: Service Pack 1 for Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013

We have released updated Server SP1 patches that correct an issue blocking deployment of future public and cumulative updates.  Please find new updates at the following KB article links. Update KB Article SharePoint Foundation SP1 2880551 SharePoint Server 2013 SP1 2880552 Project Server 2013 SP1 2880553 Office Web Apps Server 2013 SP1 ​2880558 SharePoint Server…


Office 2010 Starter Edition: File type associations missing after September 2013 Update

On this blog and elsewhere, we have received reports of file type associations missing after installing KB2589275. After installing this update, some users have reported they are unable to open files by double-clicking them, that the file type icons have changed, and that they must go to the application to open files. We are aware…


SharePoint 2010 SP1 and the June Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2010

Yesterday Service Pack 1 (SP1) for SharePoint 2010 was made available. SP1 contains a number of important fixes that improve the SharePoint experience for our customers. With the recommendation to install SP1 for SharePoint came a recommendation to ALSO deploy the June Cumulative Update (CU) for SharePoint simultaneously. It’s worth explaining this recommendation in detail…