Category Archives: Office

Security Update KB 3178690 crashes Excel 2010

Microsoft has released Security update MS17-014 (Security Update for Microsoft Office (4013241)) on March 14, 2017. But it seems that this update is triggering crashes in Excel 2010.

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Tip: Download Windows- and Office ISO images using Adguard

Today a short tip, how to download ISO install images for supported Windows and Office versions from Microsoft.

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Microsoft’s obscure ‘Self Service for Mobile’ Office activation

[German]Microsoft requires a product activation after installing. Users of Microsoft Office currently are facing trouble during telephone activation. After dealing with this issue, I came across another obscure behavior, Microsoft’s ‘Self Service for Mobile’ solution to activate Microsoft Office via … Continue reading

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Office Telephone activation is no longer supported error

Users of Microsoft Office 2010, 2013, 2016 are facing trouble during telephone activation. An error message “Telephone activation is no longer supported for your product” will be showns. Here are a few details.

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Office Patchday February 7, 2017

[German]Microsoft has released a couple of non-security updates for it’s Office products. Non-security updates for Microsoft Office will be released on first Tuesday of the month. Here are a few details.

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Word/Office can’t launch PDF converter

[German]Recently I came across a post from a MVP colleague, mention a curious error in Word 2013. On a customers system it wasn’t possible, to use the PDF converter from Word.

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Microsoft January 2017 Patchday summary

Microsoft has released on January 10, 2017 (Patchday) a couple of security updates for supported Windows versions, for Adobe Flash and for Microsoft Office 2016/Sharepoint.

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Office-Patchday, Updates January 3, 2017

[German]Here are a few information about updates released January 3, 2017 for Microsoft Office 2014 and Microsoft Office 2016. It’s all non security updates, so they are optional for bug fixes.

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Office patch day (12/05/2016)

Microsoft releases non security updates for supported Microsoft Office versions on the first thuesday of a month. On December 6, 2016, a bunch of updates are released for Office 2013 and 2016.

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Microsoft plans to improve accessibility functions in Windows 10 and Office in 2017

Yesterday (Dec. 3) was the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, so Microsoft took the opportunity to announce further improvements planned in 2017 for Windows 10 and Office. Details may be found at Microsoft’s accessibility blog within the article Making … Continue reading

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