Microsoft office updating system

Microsoft recently released Office 2013 Service Pack 1 for customers wanting to experience enhanced level of general stability, functionality, and security in Office, Share Point Server, and related products.

The pack comes with many improvements and changes, compatibility fixes for Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11, better support for modern hardware, such as high DPI devices and the precision touchpad and more.

Microsoft Office 2016 will be running an auto-update feature, similar to Windows 10Updates will change in Windows 10. What's more..., as well as a number of different servicing branches, also similar to the new operating system.

Let’s explore what that means for your Office 2016 installation.

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All the Office applications should be at version 15.0.4569.1506 or higher, as of date.

in late September, and it brought a number of changes with it.

On the slightly less-exciting side are the transformations to the update system. It has advantages, like improved security, but it can also go wrong.

Windows Update, a service offered by Microsoft, provides updates for Windows components.

It can be replaced with Microsoft Update, an expanded version of the service which provides for other Microsoft software as well, such as Microsoft Office, Windows Live Essentials and Microsoft Expression Studio.

Windows Update clients normally download updates over an Internet connection, although Microsoft makes provision for installing updates on computers without an Internet connection and a range of alternative methods and programs also exist to install updates. Security updates or critical updates protect against vulnerabilities to malware and security exploits.

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