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  • Office non-security patches for July 2017 are here

    Posted on July 5th, 2017 at 14:26 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    No, you don’t want to install them yet, even if we are on DECFON 3.

    Office 2013

    Update for Microsoft Word 2013 (KB3213567)
    Update for Skype for Business 2015 (KB3213574)

    Office 2016

    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3213547)
    Update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 (KB3203481)
    Update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB3213548)
    Update for Microsoft Visio 2016 (KB3203473)
    Update for Microsoft Project 2016 (KB3203476)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3213549)
    Update for Microsoft Word 2016 (KB3213550)
    Update for Microsoft Access 2016 (KB3191926)
    Update for Microsoft OneNote 2016 (KB3178665)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3203471)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3115145)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3191928)

    Office 2007 is on extended support. It no longer receives non-security updates. There were no updates listed for Office 2010. Security patches for all current versions of Microsoft Office are released on the second Tuesday of the month (Patch Tuesday)

  • As Windows fades slowly into the sunset…

    Posted on July 5th, 2017 at 05:30 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    … hard to believe that Apple is rolling over the market.

    When you compare the number of devices purchased that run Windows, as opposed to macOS or iOS, the worm has turned. Fascinating graphic from Horace Dediu at Asymco

    As he puts it:

    The consequences are dire for Microsoft. The wiping out of any platform advantage around Windows will render it vulnerable to direct competition. This is not something it had to worry about before. Windows will have to compete not only for users, but for developer talent, investment by enterprises and the implicit goodwill it has had for more than a decade.

    I wonder how Android devices look in a similar graph. StatCounter shows usage percentages for each of the major OSs like this:

    Last person turn out the lights, OK?