If you are not aware of these changes, you may end up with a Microsoft Office installation that is missing security updates.With the goal of preventing others from making similar mistakes as I have, I outline in this blog post how the way Microsoft Office receives updates has changed.If you want to prevent Windows 10 from downloading updates automatically, we’ll show you how to do it.A lot of software these days is updated automatically, including web browsers and the operating system on Google Chromebooks.Next, navigate to the following location: Using an Easy Fix from Microsoft Alternatively, you can download Microsoft’s “Easy fix” that will implement above Step 1 and Step 2 automatically and restart your computer for it to come into effect. In case you too experience the same then follow the below steps for solution.Using Registry Editor Press Win R to open the Run box.They’re more services than software, and although Windows has always had fairly regular updates, Windows 10 has been unpopular with users because Microsoft really forced those updates out and restarted PCs even if you were in the middle of something.Things are better now thanks to a feature called Active hours that lets you set a period of time each when Windows won’t restart. Windows 10 Home users can’t defer updates like Pro users, but no-one can put them off forever, and nor should they.
Users of Office 365, who are using earlier versions of Microsoft Office desktop software are seeing this popup notification add on their computers that recommends an upgrade to Office 2016 – GET THE NEW OFFICE, It’s one of the perks of having Office 365.
If you knew where the option was in Windows, you could turn on Automatic Updates to download and notify you when OS updates are made available.
What happens when there is a security update for Office? We now have Windows XP Service Pack 2, which enables a firewall by default.
, the Office 2013 installation will be converted to Office 2016.
But not all users are ready to upgrade to a Office 2016 subscription.
Scroll down and you’ll see the option for Metered connection, and below it the switch to turn it on.