Word Viewer to be retired in November, 2017

The Microsoft Word Viewer is being retired in November, 2017.  At that time, the Viewer will no longer be available for download and will no longer receive security updates.  Microsoft recommends using these applications to view Word files: On Windows 10 PCs, download the free Word Mobile application from the Windows Store. On iOS devices,…


Updated: April 2016 Office Update Release

Update – April 29, 2016: A new build of Office 2013 Click-To-Run – 15.0.4815.1002 – is available now. This build fixes an intermittent crash that may occur in Outlook or Skype for Business (see KB 3158521). To get this build, you can either wait until you are prompted to update, or go to File > Account and select…


Upcoming change to the release schedule for non-security updates

We want to let you know about an important change coming to the release schedule for Office updates so that you can plan accordingly. Until now, both security and non-security updates have been released on the second Tuesday of each month. Starting in April, the non-security updates will be released in Microsoft Update and the…


March 2016 Office Update Release

Update – March 9, 2016 KB 3085515 is no longer available because it may prevent Access 2010 from opening VB-enabled apps and wizards. The workaround is to uninstall this update. See the Access Support Team blog for more details. The March 2016 Public Update releases for Office are now available. This month, there are 22 security…


February 2016 Office Update Release

Update – Feb. 17, 2016 A new version of Office 2013 Click-to-Run – 15.0.4797.1003 – is now available. This version fixes a problem that may cause Office apps, such as Word, Excel, or Outlook to freeze or perform very slowly when you scroll the window or copy/paste text. If you have the MSI-based version of Office 2013,…


January 2016 Office Update Release

The January 2016 Public Update releases for Office are now available. This month, there are 29 security updates (1 bulletin) and 36 non-security updates. Security bulletins: MS16-004 All of the security and non-security updates for January are listed in KB article 3131245. A new version of Office 2013 Click-To-Run is available: 15.0.4787.1002 A new version of Office 2010…


December 2015 Office Update Release

The December 2015 Public Update releases for Office are now available. This month, there are 19 security updates (2 bulletins) and 61 non-security updates. Security bulletins: MS15-128 MS15-131 All of the security and non-security updates for December are listed in KB article 3121650. A new version of Office 2013 Click-To-Run is available: 15.0.4779.1002 A new…


2nd Update: November 2015 Office Update Release

Update – Nov. 24, 2015 A new version of Office 2013 Click-To-Run is available: 15.0.4771.1004. This version fixes the Outlook crash described below. Update – Nov. 19, 2015 An update is available to fix a crash that may occur in Outlook 2013 after installing KB 3101488. Download the update by going to KB 2975838. The…


Updated: October 2015 Office Update Release

Update – Oct. 22, 2015 A new version of Office 2013 Click-to-Run – 15.0.4763.1003 – is now available. This version addresses a problem that may occur when synchronizing files in OneDrive for Business. Users may see repeated prompts to enter their credentials, but entering them will not result in a successful sync. An update for the MSI-based…


August 2015 Office Update Release

NOTICE Support for Microsoft Office 2013 RTM has ended. Starting with the April 2015 release, all Office 2013 updates will only apply if Office 2013 SP1 is installed. See KB2817430 for more information about acquiring Office 2013 SP1. The August 2015 Public Update releases for Office are now live. There are 34 security updates (3 bulletins)…