Help for coping with stalling Windows Update

As Microsoft turns more and more of its attention to Windows 10, keeping earlier versions of Windows updated seems to be getting short shrift.

Windows 7 users have been dealing with slow and stalled updating for a long time — with various levels of success solving the problem.

But as noted in a recent Vista discussion (and earlier posts), users of that soon-to-expire OS are also running into Windows Update problems.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several other new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
General Productivity Updating Office on a metered connection
Word Processing

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