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    MS Office 2003 And Updates

    Curious , I have never used Outlook for e-mail etc and basically do not get online at all with MS 2003. Now on Windows Updates there are a number of updates for the MS 2003. Do I need this stuff or can I just disregard.

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    If you NEVER use Outlook you can ignore the changes specifically for Outlook. You should apply the changes for the other Office products.

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    One more curiosity of mine, Does one download and install all updates or split them up. I had 10 and I split them up. Just wondering if I'm a kook.

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    I normally do them all. If you are more comfortable splitting them into groups that is fine too.

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    I do the same as Joe.

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    Well a couple times It would download and install and then say all updates were not successful and I would do it over. Of course I am on WiFi in the boonies and maybe that could be glitching my PC

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    If I had connection issues I'd probably do the updates in very small batches.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeP517 View Post
    If I had connection issues I'd probably do the updates in very small batches.

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    Exactly, I guess I just wanted to make sure I was not an idiot. My username says it all.

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