Updating to office 2016

However, when you have a 64-bit edition of Windows and you know that all your add-ins and other applications that rely on Office support the 64-bit edition of Office 2016, you can safely install the 64-bit edition.

When it comes to Outlook, there is no direct benefit of having the 64-bit edition instead of the 32-bit edition.

Note: Even when you are using the 32-bit edition of Office 2016, some add-ins might not be compatible yet with Office 2016.

I'm not sure why you don't have "Office Updates" there, but if you have Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows checked in your Windows Update settings, then Windows Update will automatically install your Office 2016 updates when available. I'm not sure why you don't have "Office Updates" there, but if you have Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows checked in your Windows Update settings, then Windows Update will automatically install your Office 2016 updates when available. I've seen it mentioned a few times on the Internet that the OEM copies do not always have the "Office Updates" option.

Either way, you can update Office via Windows Update when you have Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows checked.

The latest update installs OFFICE 2016 just fine and works OK.

Office 2010 is left untouched so you can run BOTH concurrently.

Leave a Reply