1.    21 Mar 2016 #1

    Office 2016 Confusion Click to install and stand alone versions

    Hi there
    Windows update seems to get Office Updates into a total twist.

    Apparently 2 ways of installing Office -- either the "Click to Install" from Ms directly or install from the MSDN iso.

    If you install from the "Click to install" then updates come via clicking Update in the account settings.

    If you install from the MSDN iso then updates come from standard Windows updates (enable update for other products from Ms).

    However even with the click to install version you still see some updates coming via Windows update - and sometimes these fail.

    Why Ms has two different update mechanisms for essentially the same product seems totally BONKERS and confusing to the user.

    Note also if you have say the MSDN Office iso installed and now you want to add PROJECT 2016 then install fails with "Cannot install Click to Install Office products with Other versions -- so it would seem the only way is to uninstall the MSDN version and install the whole kybosh via the Click to install method.

    A Real Pain if you need to install this stuff on a load of PC's as each one then needs a download (approx. 3GB each time ) - I'm using a VL version BTW.

    The MSDN Iso is easy to install locally on a number of PC's.

    Please FIX this mess Ms.

      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    21 Mar 2016 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 50
    Windows 10

    I found this to also be true. Took me a few to get it sorted out.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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