microsoft office software updates

Microsoft® Office Software Updates and the benefits of updating (MD)

Microsoft®Office Software Updates is a tool from Microsoft® that provides the necessary updates for The Microsoft Office applications. Using this update, a user does not need to go to a variety of sites or even search the entirety of the internet just to get updates for each of the programs that belong to the Office suite. Some of these download especially for the Windows® updates are geared towards PC security.

Here are some of the features and ways of updating the Office suite using Microsoft® Office Software Updates:

  • Using Windows® Update

  • Checking for updates individually

  • The consequences of not updating


Using Windows® Update


For you to check on the latest Microsoft® Office Software Updates, you can use the Windows® tool. All you have to do is close all the running applications on the PC. Click on ‘Control Panel’ and then select ‘System Maintenance' and then click on ‘Windows® Update.’ Follow the easy to do instructions and then you can get your updates served to you. You can also set the updates for automatic updates so that you can gain advantage of various other benefits automatically. There are times when one update could not get installed. Clear your PC and accept the terms of use and it will be good again.

Checking for updates individually


You can check the updates individually through the applications themselves. For example in Word, click on ‘Office’ button and then select ‘Word’ Options. After that a pop-up window will appear. Select ‘Resources’ from the tabs on the left side of the window and then click on ‘Check for Updates.’ This will automatically do the search for you. If you are using Windows® Update, the website will redirect you to get the required updates. In Office applications like Outlook® all you have to do is click on ‘Help’ option and then find ‘Get Updates’ to start the update. Again, if you are automatically set to Windows® Update you will be asked to update using that particular tool.
The consequences of not updating

There are many consequences if you do not update. First and the foremost is you will make your PC look stagnant and static. The next issue is that you will not be able to get the new help tools to help you to find solutions for possible errors that may occur because of a wrong functions. If you do not update your Office suite you will not be updated with the newest upgrades or available tools that can help in making your work process faster.
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