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    • #2014191 Reply

      Da Boss

      The December 2019 non-Security Office updates have been released Tuesday, December 3, 2019. They are not included in any DEFCON approval for the Novem
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    • #2014516 Reply


      Does Office Home & Student 2019 get updates? I’ve seen a commercial advert, indicating it’s a one-time buy, with no updates. Doesn’t seem to be a good sell, to me. Cheers !

      • #2014534 Reply

        Da Boss

        Office 2019 will get Security updates, but no Feature updates (further enhancements). The updates come directly through Microsoft, not through Windows Update like the .msi (perpetual) versions do.
        The updates listed here are for the .msi versions.

        • #2014537 Reply


          Thanks for the heads-up ! Merry Christmas and a Safe New Year 2020 !
          Hakskeenpan, Kalahari Desert, RSA.

      • #2014584 Reply

        AskWoody Lounger

        … Microsoft doesn’t list December updates for 2016/2019 C2R (Home & Business, Home & Student, etc) yet. Latest listed for them seems to be from November 22nd / build 12130.20410. ( )

        Though it’s occasionally happened that some people have gotten updates before the list got updated.

        Looks like 365 ProPlus got a Dec 3 update on the Monthly channel but not the other channels.

        released Tuesday, December 3, 2019

        … right, that’s what I see in the metadata, except says it’s “November 25, 2019, update” … oh well.

        • #2014598 Reply


          Home & Business/Student are retail products, and follow the update history of Office 365 (except no new features)

          typically, they are on Monthly Channel

          • #2014601 Reply

            AskWoody Lounger

            Exactly – this update is an outlier in that there is one for 365 Monthly but doesn’t seem to be an equivalent for the C2R retail products.

            I guess this update then probably counts as new features except that one fix for Access, which Home & Business and Home & Student don’t have anyway?

          • #2014766 Reply


            I’m failing to understand the catch exactly 🙂

            Office 365, Office 2016 retail, Office 2019 retail.. all dhare the same update version (per channel) and same bits
            the licensing define and unlock the features

            they don’t need to list all applicable products for each

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