How to quit Sync Services Agent

When you update Office 2011, you will have to quit Sync Services Agent and the Microsoft Database daemon. Some users are unable to quit these hidden processes. This article will cover several options to quit. If you are comfortable with using the Terminal option 6 has always worked for me.

Note: If you are trying to update an earlier version of Office 2011, you will need to quit all browsers in addition to the Microsoft . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.5.2 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.5.2 Update. (113.6 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011.

According to the new update’s description it addresses a few issues with Outlook.

Fixes include:

Outlook Correctly displaying message attributions in replies and forwarded messages when using the “Last Name, First Name” convention to display names. Outlook Correctly displays “On behalf . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.5.1 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.5.1 Update. (113.6 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011.

According to the new update’s description it addresses the Inbox Invisible bug on OS X Yosemite (10.10) systems introduced with the 14.5.0 update.

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‘Inbox Invisible’ plagues Outlook 14.5.0 users running Yosemite

Microsoft released the Office for Mac 2011 14.5.0 update this past Tuesday and customers who’d installed the update on any version of Yosemite (OS X 10.10) began reporting their Outlook Main Window was invisible. Reverting to Office for Mac 14.4.9 by first uninstalling Office and then installing up to 14.4.9 is so far the only supported fix.

Dubbed Inbox Invisible by Rich Trouton on Der Flounder, Microsoft developer Erik Schwiebert posted an unofficial explanation for . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.5.0 Update

Yosemite users, do not update to 14.5.0!

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.5.0 Update. (113.6 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011.

According to the new update’s description it addresses a security vulnerability that could allow code to run when opening a specially crafted Excel, PowerPoint or Word document. Typically, these vulnerabilities do not affect Macs, however, an . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.8 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.8 Update. (113.6 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011. According to the new update’s description it includes functional improvements for Outlook and PowerPoint. It does not address any security issues.

Fixes include:

Outlook Addresses an issue with repeated prompts for Office 365 Exchange Online accounts. Outlook . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.7 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.7 Update. (113.6 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011. According to the new update’s description it addresses a security issue and improves SharePoint services.

Although Office for Mac’s code was updated to address a critical vulnerability, according to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-081 – Critical the security issue is . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.6 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.6 Update. (113.6 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011. According to the new update’s description it addresses an Office licensing issue and a fix for Outlook.

Fixes include:

Office Addresses an issue where a full retail license may revert to a trial license. Outlook – Addresses an . . .

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When’s the next version of Office for Mac coming out? v2

Now that Yosemite is out users are asking “When is the next version of Office going to be released?” Considering Office for Mac 2011 shipped in October 26, 2010 a new version is long overdue.

Back in 2012, Bill Smith predicted ” “…I’ll predict Microsoft to ship Office for Mac 2014 in October 2013.”. So much for predictions even based on good evidence.

I recently tweeted, “Waiting for the next version of Office for Mac . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.5 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.4 Update. (113.6 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011. According to the new update’s description it addresses a security issue and fixes for Outlook, one of which is specific to Apple’s new OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) release.

Although Office for Mac’s code was updated to address a critical . . .

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