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  • A compatibility problem between Office 2010 and the Win10 version 2004 update?

    Posted on October 20th, 2020 at 18:47 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Just got this report from BM:

    Just thought I would let you know that the 2004 update was a complete mess for me. It was pushed, I didn’t choose it. I run a Legion Y920-17IKB laptop with a licensed version of office 2010 (because I prefer it to 365). The update completely removed every office file I have created since October 2019. No files were saved in the update restore folder and restoring back to the previous version of windows didn’t recover the files. It also changed all the recents in those applications to files that were again, back from 2019.
    This is by far the worst update experience I’ve had, sharing it with you incase you can use it as a cautionary tale for your readers. Microsoft advice is to always back-up to the cloud. God I hate their updates so much! Just when you thought 2020 had thrown all it could at you…
    Anybody else seeing that?
  • October 2020 Office non-Security Updates have been released

    Posted on October 6th, 2020 at 12:54 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The October 2020 Office non-Security updates have been released Tuesday, October 6, 2020. They are not included in the DEFCON-4 approval for the September 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 (KB4475584)
    Update for Microsoft Project 2016 (KB4484502)
    Update for Microsoft Visio 2016 (KB4484333)
    Update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB4486669)

    There were no non-security listings for Office 2007 (which is out of support), for Office 2010 which will reach End of Support 10/13/2020, or for 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).

  • September 2020 Office non-Security Updates are now available

    Posted on September 1st, 2020 at 12:38 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The September 2020 Office non-Security updates have been released Tuesday, September 1, 2020. They will not be included in the DEFCON approval for the August 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 (KB4484251)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484395)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484500)
    Update for Microsoft Outlook 2016 (KB4484511)
    Update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB4484501)

    Office 2013
    Update for Microsoft Visio 2013 (KB4484355)

    There were no non-security listings for Office 2007 (which is out of support) nor for 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).

  • August 2020 Office non-Security Updates have been released

    Posted on August 4th, 2020 at 12:43 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The August 2020 Office non-Security updates have been released Tuesday, August 4, 2020. They are not included in the DEFCON-3 approval for the July 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 (KB4484418)
    Update for Microsoft Project 2016 (KB4484477)
    Update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB4484464)

    Office 2010
    Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB4484454)
    Update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 (KB4092435)

    There were no non-security listings for Office 2007 (which is out of support) nor for 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).

  • July 2020 Office non-Security updates are available

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

    The July 2020 Office non-Security updates have been released Tuesday, July 7, 2020. They will not be included in the DEFCON approval for the June 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 (KB4484439)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484174)
    Update for Microsoft Excel 2016 (KB4484437)
    Update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB4484326)

    Office 2013
    Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB4484442)
    Update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 (KB4484349)

    There were no non-security listings for Office 2007 (which is out of support) nor for 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).

  • June 2020 Office non-Security updates have been released

    Posted on June 2nd, 2020 at 13:03 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The June 2020 Office non-Security updates have been released Tuesday, June 2, 2020. They are not included in the DEFCON-4 approval for the May 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 (KB4484171)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484335)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484392)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484394)
    Update for Microsoft OneNote 2016 (KB4484329)
    Update for Microsoft Outlook 2016 (KB4484398)

    Office 2013
    Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB4484356)

    Office 2010
    Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB4484377)

    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).

  • 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).

  • April 2020 Office non-Security Updates have been released

    Posted on April 7th, 2020 at 13:03 PKCano Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    The April 2020 non-Security Office updates have been released Tuesday, April 7, 2020. They are not included in the DEFCON-3 approval for the March 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 (KB4484101)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484106)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB4484248)
    Update for Microsoft OneNote 2016 (KB4475586)
    Update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB4484286)

    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).