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    Office 2013 Click-to-run

    Do all the versions of Office 2013 use click-to-run to manage updates, or do some use the traditional Windows Update?

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    If you install Office from a CD / DVD, you will get the traditional Windows update. If you install it from the Web, it then it will update itself without using Windows Update.
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    OK thanks. All I have seen in retail stores is the little box that has a card, and you install it from the web. So those must all have been click to run.

    How often does click to run download updates?

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    Hmm... it seems to update pretty much as often as the other version, it's just the mechanism that is different.
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    For summaries of monthly updates, look at the "What's New" posts in the blog at http://blogs.office.com/b/office365t...w/default.aspx.

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    A good site for tracking updates is the Office Sustained Engineering blog.

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    OK thanks. Does CTR let you know when it is installing updates?

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    Usually a pop up shows when it is doing it but I am not sure it doesn't show only when you try to use an Office app while it is updating.
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    There is a popup from the notification area when Office updates are being installed. You'll be requested to shut down any running software that will be updated by the Office update action.

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    OK thanks for the info.

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    Thanks very much

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