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    New Lounger
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    Avoiding Update to Office2016 in Office365 Personal Subscription

    I have an Office365 Personal subscription. I have finally gotten used to Word2013. Now, every time I start Word2013, I get a nag to update to Office2016. I don't want to update to Office 2016. How do I stop Office from nagging me to update?

    What I am worried about is by accident accepting the default option, which is to update to Office2016.

    For other versions of Office365 subscription there is a that can be downloaded and run. Supposedly that stops the nag to update to Office2016. I have downloaded it and run it and it does NOT end the nag in Office365 Personal.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    Open the Registry Editor and navigate to:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\15.0\ ClickToRun\Updates
    Double-click on 'UpgradeAdvertised' and set the value to 0.
    Done. Restart Office and the nag should be gone.

    Paul Edstein
    [MS MVP - Word]

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