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Daily Archives: May 5, 2020

  • Patch Lady – can you set up a local – no Microsoft account on 2004?

    Posted on May 5th, 2020 at 21:39 Susan Bradley Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Yes.

    But you have to have good eyesight or good reading glasses as they like to hide it.

    When you get to the screen where they REALLY REALLY want you to set up an account online, in the bottom left corner is the “Offline account”.  Click there.

    Next screen you ignore the recommendation to set up an online account and click on the left hand side where it says “Limited experience”

    You put in your user name

    You can even leave the password blank (which I don’t recommend).

    But bottom line if you wanted to do all of that…. you still can with 2004.  You just have to look really closely and keep looking in corners.

  • May 2020 Office non-Security updates are now available

    Posted on May 5th, 2020 at 13:02 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The May 2020 Office non-Security updates have been released Tuesday, May 5, 2020. They will not included in the DEFCON-3 or greater approval for the April 2020 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 (KB4484339)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484328)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484327)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484325)
    Update for Microsoft Outlook 2016 (KB4484343)
    Update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 (KB4484337)
    Update for Microsoft Project 2016 (KB4484345)
    Update for Microsoft Word 2016 (KB4484341)
    Added 5/8/2020 – fixes Visual Basic for Applications DBCS issue
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3101353)
    Added 5/14/2020
    Update for Microsoft OneNote 2016 (KB3085413)

    Office 2013
    Update for Skype for Business 2015 (KB4484289)
    Added 5/6/2020 – fixes Visual Basic for Applications DBCS issue
    Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB2986208)

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

    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).

  • AskWoody FREE Newsletter 17.17.F is out

    Posted on May 5th, 2020 at 10:18 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

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