MacNN | Office for Mac 2008, 2011 see new updates from Microsoft
Mac News Network View: Standard | Headlines | Categorized | Slim
Mac News Network
Mac News iPod News Reviews Forums
 

Desktop Headlines
Office for Mac 2008, 2011 see new updates from Microsoft
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 @ 4:45pm

Microsoft's Office for Mac team today released software updates for both the 2011 and 2008 versions of Office for Mac. The updates are highly recommended, as they fix "extremely important" functionality issues and improve overall security. The 2011 and 2008 updates are available as free downloads from Microsoft Support.



For the 2011 version of Office for Mac, the update, among other things, fixes an issue in which automatic configuration did not work properly with Outlook.com accounts. It also improves functionality for distribution lists and addresses an issue that caused Gmail accounts to function improperly within Outlook. Microsoft recommends that users ensure their system is running at least OS X 10.5.8 before downloading the update. The update for the 2008 version of Office for Mac improves security. It fixes a vulnerability that allowed attackers to overwrite the contents of a computer's memory with malicious code. Microsoft recommends that users make certain their computer is running at least Mac OS X 10.4.9 Tiger or later before downloading this update.

Comments on this Article
Print Friendly Version
Email to a Friend
Add MacNN to Your RSS Feeds
Buy from the Apple Store


Related Stories:

Today's MacNN Stories:

  • Deal potentially reached in Silicon Valley anti-employee poaching suit - 4:11 PM EST
  • Trademark filings hint at possible future names for OS X - 2:57 PM EST
  • Briefly: Opera Coast for iPhone, Prong PWR iPhone case - 1:45 PM EST
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook auctions off lunch date for charity - 1:19 PM EST
  • Industry bigwigs launch OpenSSL-fixing Core Infrastructure Initiative - 1:16 PM EST
  • Hands-on: Logitech Hinge and Turnaround cases for iPad Air - 12:54 PM EST
  • Apple tops 2014 JD Power rankings for smartphone satisfaction - 12:05 PM EST
  • Facebook buys out Moves fitness app for iOS and Android - 11:00 AM EST
  • New MacBook Airs could debut as soon as next week, sources claim - 9:18 AM EST
  • Cook answers analyst questions on China, carriers, Apple - 3:02 AM EST
  • Good numbers of note: 800M iTunes accounts, 20M Apple TVs, more - 12:36 AM EST

    Today's iPodNN Stories:
  • Head of Google+ Vic Gundotra announces departure from Google - 3:15 PM EST
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin calls Internet 'CIA project' - 1:37 PM EST
  • Samsung Galaxy Beam2 launches in China with improved projector - 1:15 PM EST
  • Sony announces Vaio Fit repairs for battery fault will begin in May - 11:40 AM EST
  • Verizon reports revenues of $30.8B in first quarter financial results - 10:38 AM EST
  • No comments posted on this story yet. Please post yours.
    Your Comments
    In order to post comments, you must be a registered member of the MacNN Forums and logged in. Please login with your MacNN Forums username and password.

    MacNN Forums Login:

    MacNN Forums Password:

    Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.