Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.3.9 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.3.9 Update. (113.3 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update. According to the new update’s description it fixes stability issues with Outlook and Word and adds new functionality.

Fixes include:

OutlookDefaults Yahoo! Mail and Outlook.com accounts to use IMAP instead of POP when adding accounts. Outlook – Enables Exchange account users to decide whether to send read receipts. Applies to Exchange . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.3.8 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.3.8 Update. (113 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update. According to the new update’s description it addresses one security issue present in versions of Office 2007 for Windows and later as well as Office for Mac 2011, however, Microsoft also acknowledges Office for Mac 2011 is unaffected by the vulnerability.

Users should quit all Office applications and web browsers prior to updating. . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.3.7 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.3.7 Update. (119 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update. According to the new update’s description it addresses one security issue and fixes for Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Outlook includes four fixes for screen reader software and five new menu items.

The update addresses three vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office for Mac, the most severe of which could allow remote code execution by creating . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.3.6 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.3.6 Update. (113 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update. According to the new update’s description it addresses two Outlook and one Word fixes.

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Continuing installation problems plague Office for Mac 14.2.4 update

Microsoft released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.2.4 Update last Wednesday and within a few hours users were reporting two installation issues. This update was the latest of multiple recent updates for Office 2011 contributing to one or more issues with security, data loss or lack of functionality.

The 14.2.4 update had two installation issues. Microsoft announced workarounds for both.

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Microsoft releases Office 2008 for Mac 12.3.4 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.3.4 Update. (218 MB) This one update includes the 19 prior updates 12.1.1 through 12.3.3.

According to the update’s description it addresses one Excel issue. When selecting Object… from the Insert menu and then selecting Display as icon in the Insert Object dialog box, Excel could crash.

Users should quit all Office applications and web browsers prior to updating. This update should also be available via . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.2.4 Update

Microsoft has released the out-of-band Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.2.4 Update. (111 MB) Although this update includes prior updates since 14.1.0, installation issues require first installing the 14.2.3 update on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) and OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) systems due to GateKeeper.

According to the update’s description it adds support for MacBook Pros with Retina displays and includes new features and fixes for Outlook for Mac.

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Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.3 update offers improved device support

Microsoft has released its Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.3 update. This update is a hotfix that improves audio quality and applies only to Lync users with these specific devices:

Polycomm CX300 Plantronics Calisto 800 series Plantronics Calisto 540 Logitech B530 Jabra Pro 9450 Sennheiser DW Office Snom UC600 Microsoft LifeCam Studio

The hotfix does not support other devices and Microsoft does not recommend it for any other Lync for Mac users. This is a cumulative . . .

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

Note: Yep, that’s a loaded question. And I do make a prediction for the next major release of Office for Mac toward the end of this post. However, what’s important is knowing when to expect updates and what to expect in each.

Folks want to know now when they’ll see something new and shiny or maybe they just think the next update will fix a bug that’s biting them. I’d be lying if I said . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.2.3 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.2.3 Update. (110 MB) This one update includes the six prior updates 14.1.1 through 14.2.2.

According to the update’s description it addresses one new security issue and adds multiple improvements for Excel, Outlook and Word.

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