However, you can choose to save the Microsoft Office settings or customizations that you created in the Office programs.
The Click-to-Run updates are automatically pushed to your computer, but you might have to close your Office programs before the updates can be applied.
If you've lost the product serial number, you would be best served to contact Microsoft if the key was ever activated or use a Microsoft tool to recover the serial from your system.
If you have an issue with Microsoft office 2013 or 365 and you haven't recently reinstalled your Operating System or had any Operating system issues.
If any Office programs are open after you click OK, the update process closes them, and any unsaved files or data is lost. When you are ready to install the updates, do the following: Disable Updates : We don’t recommend this option.
If you do disable the updates, you won’t get the security or reliability updates.
The problem only happens if you're using both the Office 2016 preview Microsoft has posted as well as Office 2011.
Most updates do not require an Internet connection during the entire update process.
Microsoft are aware of this and have a multitude of resources to help you resolve any issues you may come across.
The guide below will link you to some general troubleshooting help, along with links to various Microsoft tools and resource articles that can prove useful.
Auto Update 3.0.5 was installed with the last Office update a few days ago.
Microsoft has backed off from the mess it made with a new version of Auto Update you can download now.