Future updates will require this AutoUpdate patch to be installed.
Following problems with identity database corruption after installing the latest update, Microsoft has pulled the update from its automatic update service.
As software becomes a constant work in progress, it's time to let its makers bear responsibility for keeping it current.
The Firefox browser is updated automatically, too. But that's different because people downloaded it on their own in the first place, says Mozilla chief John Lilly.
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The latest update closes a hole that could allow arbitrary execution of code on an affected system.
Microsoft has added support for Apple's Retina Display to Office 2011 for Mac, and also updated Outlook with enhancements and bug fixes.