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  • Patch Lady – World Book encylopedia never did this

    Posted on February 6th, 2020 at 14:52 Susan Bradley Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Last night I posted a concern I had about the upcoming Office 365 “Browser hijack” whereby Office 365 pro plus is planning to insert into the Chrome browser an extension that will make Bing the default Search engine.  I indicated that even the wikipedia entry on Browser hijacking listed Office 365 Pro plus.

    Interestingly enough on the same day that entry was removed, then added back, then removed, then added back.  Clearly the admins of Wikipedia are having an argument over there over what constitutes browser hijacking.  My old fashioned World Book Encylopedia never showcased that the Editors had differences of opinion as much as Wikipedia does.

    Well Mr. Connolley I think it does.  A few other people do too.  I’m still hoping that saner minds will prevail and not do this.  Needless to say we here at Askwoody.com will be giving you instructions on how to fix it if – or rather when – they do.

  • February 2020 Office non-Security Updates have been released

    Posted on February 4th, 2020 at 13:49 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The February 2020 non-Security Office updates have been released Tuesday, February 4, 2020. They are not included in the DEFCON-3 approval for the January 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 Project 2016 (KB4484253)
    Update for Microsoft Word 2016 (KB4484249)

    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).

  • 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).

  • December 2019 Office non-Security updates have been released

    Posted on December 3rd, 2019 at 12:55 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The December 2019 non-Security Office updates have been released Tuesday, December 3, 2019. They are not included in any DEFCON approval for the November 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 (KB4484170)
    Update for Microsoft Outlook 2016 (KB4484172)
    Update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB4484133)

    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).

  • Patch Lady – Access bug will be fixed sooner versus later

    Posted on November 18th, 2019 at 15:06 Susan Bradley Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The Access bug page has been updated to reflect that they intend to fix the Access bug sooner versus later.  No longer does it say “next month”…. well at least for versions other than Access 2019… and Access 2016 has a release out already.

     

    This issue will be fixed for all versions:

    Version Build Release Date Update Link
    Access 2010 7241.5001 November 22, 2019 (estimated)
    Access 2013 5189.1002 November 22, 2019 (estimated)
    Access 2016 MSI 4927.1002 November 18, 2019 KB4484198
    Access 2019 Volume License 10352.20054 December 10, 2019
    Access for Office 365/Access 2016 C2R/Access 2019 (Version 1911) 12228.20152 November 22, 2019 (estimated)
    Access for Office 365 Semi-Annual (1901) November 25, 2019 (estimated)
  • November 2019 Office non-Security updates are available

    Posted on November 5th, 2019 at 13:49 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The November 2019 non-Security Office updates have been released Tuesday, November 5, 2019. They are not included in any DEFCON-4 approval for the October 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 Access 2016 (KB4475539)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484138)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484137)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4475588)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4475552)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484145)
    Update for Microsoft Outlook 2016 (KB4484139)
    Update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 (KB4484134)
    Update for Microsoft Word 2016 (KB4484135)

    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).

  • October 2019 Office non-Security updates have been released

    Posted on October 1st, 2019 at 14:06 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The October 2019 non-Security Office updates have been released Tuesday, October 1, 2019. They will not included in any DEFCON approval for the September 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 2010
    Update for Microsoft Outlook 2010 (KB4475604)

    Office 2013
    Update for Microsoft Outlook 2013 (KB4484096)

    Office 2016
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4475585)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484114)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 Language Interface Pack (KB4475582)
    Update for Microsoft Outlook 2016 (KB4484107)
    Update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 (KB4475578)
    Update for Microsoft Project 2016 (KB4484116)
    Update for Microsoft Word 2016 (KB4484105)
    Update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB4484102)

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

    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).

  • September 2019 Office non-Security updates are available

    Posted on September 3rd, 2019 at 12:57 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The September 2019 non-Security Office updates have been released Tuesday, September 3, 2019. They are not included in any DEFCON approval for the August 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 2013
    Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB4475562)

    Office 2016
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3114852)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4011629)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4464531)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4464584)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4475580)
    Update for Microsoft Outlook 2016 (KB4475593)
    Update for Microsoft Word 2016 (KB4475592)
    Update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB4475577)

     

    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).