December 2012 Office Update Release

The December 2012 Public Update release for Office is now live and the updates are available for download.  This release contains 1 security bulletin, 13 non-security updates, and 7 re-releases of a previous security bulletins. For an overview of this month’s security releases, please read: Security Bulletin Summary for December 2012. Security Updates Microsoft Security…


End of support for Office XP

Per our earlier post, this is a reminder that on July 12, Office XP will exit the Extended Support phase of its lifecycle, per the Support Policy of Microsoft. After the end of support, Microsoft will no longer provide public fixes for the Office XP release. Automatic Updates that ship on “Patch Tuesday” will be…


End of Support for Office XP Products

We discussed some basics of the Office Support Policy in a prior post, explaining how Office versions have a 5 year window of Mainstream Support, and an additional 5 years of Extended Support. One of our releases is now at the end of its life cycle; this post is a reminder to those still using…