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Daily Archives: January 7, 2020

  • Patch Lady – once upon a reboot

    Posted on January 7th, 2020 at 17:00 Susan Bradley Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Once upon a time we were told that with Windows 10 you’d never be more than 2 patches away from fully patched.

    Just purchased two Surface Go units with Windows 10 Pro and so far I’m at least a dozen updates, four reboots and a feature release away from being fully patched.

    Well it’s not as bad as trying to fully patch a freshly built Windows 7…but still…  (sigh)

  • January 2020 Office non-Security Updates are available

    Posted on January 7th, 2020 at 13:12 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The January 2020 non-Security Office updates have been released Tuesday, January 7, 2020. They are not included in any DEFCON approval for the December 2019 patches. Unless you have a specific need to install them, you should wait until Susan Bradley (Patch Lady) approves them and any problems have been reported.

    Remember, Susan’s patching sequence and  recommendations are based on a business environment that has IT support and may have time constraints on the updating process. Consumer patching should be more cautious due to limited technical and mechanical resources. The latter is the reason for the AskWoody DEFCON system.

    Office 2016
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4464586)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484168)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484218)
    Update for Microsoft Outlook 2016 (KB4484212)
    Update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 (KB4484216)
    Update for Microsoft Project 2016 (KB4484140)
    Update for Microsoft Visio 2016 (KB4464575)
    Update for Microsoft Visio Viewer 2016 (KB2920709)
    Update for Microsoft Word 2016 (KB4484219)
    Update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB4484213)

    There were no non-security listings for Office 2007 (which is out of support), Office 2010, or Office 2013.

    Updates are for the .msi version (persistent). Office 365 and C2R are not included.

    Security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Office are released on the second Tuesday of the month (Patch Tuesday).