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Microsoft Office Updates for March 2017

Microsoft is currently rolling out its monthly updates for its Office products as normal. We’ll have to wait another week to see if the company can find its way to delivering security updates for March 2017, after skipping February. Here’s what’s rolling out now: Office 2013 Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB3162058) Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB3162039) Update for Microsoft OneDrive for Business (KB3178645) Update for Microsoft Project 2013 (KB3178650) Update for Microsoft Visio 2013 (KB3172437) Office 2016 Update for Microsoft Access 2016 (KB3128054) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3141452) Update for Microsoft OneDrive for Business (KB3141458) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3178661) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3178663) Update for Microsoft Off...

Microsoft Kicks-off Two Months of Double Bounty for Exchange Online and Office 365 Admin Portal Vulnerabilities

Microsoft today has announced that it will offer double-rewards for finding vulnerabilities in Exchange Online and Office 365 Admin Portal. We will be giving out double rewards for security vulnerabilities from March 1, 2017 to May 1, 2017 for eligible vulnerabilities submitted in Exchange Online and Office 365 Admin Portal. … We will be announcing details of this bounty program and hosting multiple training workshops on how Microsoft assigns bounties for our online services properties in the Bountycraft workshop at Nullcon 2017. Stop by our training sessions to learn more. Bounty program important takeaways: • The domains that will be receiving double rewards are: portal.office.com outlook.office365.com outlook.office.com outlook.live.com *.outlook.com • Types of vulnerabilities awa...

PSA: Microsoft Office and Exchange Products Losing Support in 2017

This year will mark the end of support for many products created in 2007, including the following Office and Exchange products: Office 2007 client applications – October 10, 2017 Exchange 2007 – April 11, 2017 SharePoint Server 2007 – October 10, 2017 Project Server 2007 – October 10, 2017 Resources to help you upgrade from Office 2007 servers and clients Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Developers, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

Non-security Office Updates for February 2017

Each month, in addition to security updates on the second Tuesday, Microsoft also delivers non-security updates for its Office products on the third Tuesday. Here’s what’s available for February 2017… SharePoint 2016 KB 3141515 KB 314517   SharePoint 2013 KB 3115296 KB 3118286 KB 3141485 KB 3141519 KB 3141523   Project Server 2013 KB 3141525   Office 2013 Click-to-Run Version: 15.0.4903.1002   Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Developers, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

February 2017’s Office Update Release

Here’s the list of non-security Office updates delivered on Tuesday, February 6, 2017. Office 2013 Update for Skype for Business 2015 (KB3161988) Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB3115489) Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB3141491) Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB3127966) Update for Microsoft OneNote 2013 (KB3141494) Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB3127972) Update for Microsoft Outlook 2013 (KB3141495) Update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 (KB3141461) Update for Microsoft Project 2013 (KB3141499) Update for Microsoft Visio 2013 (KB3141492) Office 2016 Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3141504) Update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB3141501) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3114389) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3141508) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3127991...

Microsoft Delivers FastTrack Guide for Office 365 and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

Hoping to connect customers to partners and prove the value of working with qualified organization for migrating Microsoft’s cloud operations, the company has delivered FastTrack Guide that is intended to help customers during the businesses digital transformation. The 17 page guide details the journey through FastTrack which includes assistance with Envisioning, Onboarding, and Driving Value. The Guide (PDF format): Welcome to FastTrack Microsoft’s FastTrack site: http://fasttrack.microsoft.com/ Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Devs, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

Microsoft Office Lens Now Available to Use on an iPad

Microsoft’s Office Lens product has been available for a long while, and gives users the ability to trim, enhance and makes picture of whiteboards and documents. Many have used it to replace hardware scanning devices for receipts for business expense reimbursement. Office Lens has been available across smartphones (Windows, Android, and iOS), but just recently Microsoft has made the application available to work correctly on an iPad. Version 1.5 brings this functionality. Available in the App Store or in iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id975925059 Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Devs, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

Microsoft StaffHub is Now Generally Available

Microsoft StaffHub is an application for Office 365 that is designed to help staff workers manage their workday—with schedule management, information sharing and the ability to connect to other work-related apps and resources. Microsoft StaffHub is enabled today for Office 365 customers with a K1, E1, E3 or E5 plan. Team managers can sign in at staffhub.ms, and employees can download the app on iOS or Android. See the FAQ: Microsoft StaffHub is here! Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Devs, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

January 2017 Non-security Office Updates

The following represents the stack of updates released on January 4, 2017 for Microsoft Office products. Word Viewer Update for Word Viewer (KB3141490) Office 2013 Update for Microsoft Access 2013 (KB3118349) Update for Skype for Business 2015 (KB3141468) Update for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB3141474) Update for Microsoft OneNote 2013 (KB3141465) Update for Microsoft Outlook 2013 (KB3141466) Update for Microsoft Project 2013 (KB3141470) Update for Microsoft Visio 2013 (KB3141462) Office 2016 Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3127983) Update for Microsoft Excel 2016 (KB3141472) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 Language Interface Pack (KB3141450) Update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB3128049) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3141473) Update for Microsoft Office 2016 (KB3127987) Update for...

January Update for Office 2016 (KB3127992)

On January 3, 2017, Microsoft released an update for offline versions of Office 2016 to resolve the following issues: When macros and some add-ins are included in operations to update the status bar text frequently, they are significantly slower in Office 2013 and Office 2016 than in earlier versions. When you insert content into cells in Excel, Excel may intermittently freeze on virtual machines and low-end devices. When you enable the desktop composition feature in Windows, Office 2016 application windows become white.   KB Article (KB3127992) with download links: January 3, 2017, update for Office 2016 (KB3127992) Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Devs, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

Latest Updates to Microsoft Office Online Bring it Even Closer to Offline Capabilities

In an effort to continue evolving Office online to closely mirror offline features, Microsoft has started deploying upgraded capabilities to Office.com, with plans to continue the rollout throughout early 2017. Here’s what’s new: Recent Documents list Enhanced “upcoming” events from your schedule Better Tasks component allowing access across devices Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Devs, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

Options Available to View Word Files When Word Viewer is Retired

Microsoft recently announced that Word Viewer will be retired in November 2017. Here’s what Microsoft is offering as replacements for the application: On Windows 10 PCs, download the free Word Mobile application from the Windows Store. On iOS devices, download the free Word for iOS application from the Apple Store. On Android devices, download the free Word for Android application from the Google Play store. Try Office 365 for free for 1 month, which gives you access to the full versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and more and can be installed on up to 5 PCs or Macs, plus up to 5 tablets and 5 phones. On Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 PCs, upload the file to OneDrive and view it for free using Word Online. Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Dev...