Windows 10: This Windows 10 Update Could Really Give You a Headache


  1. Posts : 7,883
    Windows 10
       09 Dec 2014 #1

    This Windows 10 Update Could Really Give You a Headache


    Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday fixes will go live in less than a couple of hours and Windows 10 machines are among those to get new security updates this month.

    But in case you’re running both Windows 10 and Office, here’s something that you really didn’t see coming. Microsoft’s Gabriel Aul revealed in a series of tweets that this month’s rollout would include an Office security update that would also install on Windows 10, but as compared to the other Windows versions on the market, this one would require a small trick to work.

    Basically, users who installed Office on their Windows 10 computers will have to uninstall the productivity suite, install the update via Windows Update, and then reinstall Office.

    And yes, Microsoft knows that this is “a tough call,” but the company says that the development team worked through the night to find a fix for this. And this is the solution they came up with.
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  2.    09 Dec 2014 #2

    I have Office 365 on this Win 10 9879 PC and the updates installed just fine without uninstalling Office.

    Windows 10 calls it Office 13 in the Start Menu.
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  3. Posts : 8,212
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       10 Dec 2014 #3

    As I have been advised there is a possibility of a work around, I have no idea if this will actually work: All things considered, it is worth a try.

    There are actually three updates available for Windows 10 today. Microsoft recommends that you install one of them—KB3022827 before doing the workaround to uninstall Office first. Then, reboot and install the other two updates. Then, check Windows Update: If all of the updates installed correctly, you won't need to worry about uninstalling Office. I'm happy to report—for a change—that this actually worked for me
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  4.    11 Dec 2014 #4

    I got 3 updates offered but "Not needed" when I tried to install them.
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  5. Posts : 8,212
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       11 Dec 2014 #5

    I installed KB3022827 first, rebooted and installed the others and no problem. Office still runs fine.
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  6. Posts : 1,511
    Win-7Prox64 Win-8.1Prox64 Win-10Prox64
       14 Dec 2014 #6

    Which version of office are you running Steve ?
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  7. Posts : 8,212
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       14 Dec 2014 #7

    2010 Pro
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