Microsoft® Office 2010 Update Settings
Microsoft Office or MS Office is a productivity suite from Microsoft which helps you to create, manage and share documents and records. Microsoft Office 2010 is built with the updated support for ISO/IEC 29500:2008, which is the International Standard version of Office Open XML (OOXML) file format. It is meant for both the business and personal users. Another feature in Microsoft Office 2010 is the newly added Microsoft Outlook Social Connector which currently supports Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and Windows Live Messenger. This allows the connection and accepting of updates from their social network in Microsoft Outlook. So you can view the name, picture and title for the contact person while using e-mails. New animations in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, background removal tool, ribbon interface and backstage view across all applications are the other features of Microsoft Office 2010.
- Role of Update Settings
- Tips to Update Microsoft Office 2010
- Disabling Microsoft Office Updates
Role of Update Settings
Microsoft Updates is a free service provided to all Windows operating systems from Windows. This provision of Windows permits you to download patches and bug fixes for Windows. It also allows you to update or repair certain Microsoft software like Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook. This setting facilitates the online installation of updated files and neglects the need of an installer CD. Update Settings also updates automatically if it is 'on' and prevents you from spending more time with the updating process.
Tips to update Microsoft Office 2010
First of all you have to close all active programs and explore update websites through an Internet browser. You should select the 'Continue' option after clicking the 'Start Now' button. Microsoft Updates website can be seen only if you have installed ActiveX on your computer. Then choose the option 'Download and install updates from Microsoft Update when available' from Microsoft Update Wizard to accept all future Office 2010 updates automatically. You can regulate the downloading and installation of updates through the Control Panel and press 'Ok' to finish.
Type 'update' in the Search box which appears after clicking the Start menu. From the list of results click 'Windows Update'. Then select the 'Change Settings' options displayed in the left hand pane. Uncheck the box which is labeled 'Give me updates for Microsoft products and check for new optional Microsoft software when I update Windows' that is available under the Microsoft Update category. Click 'Ok' button to confirm the stopping of updates of any Microsoft product.
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