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What are the differences between Office 2016 and Office 365?

Microsoft Office may be the most common productivity tool for corporate users, but it's no one-size-fits-all suite. Here's how to decide which version is best for you: Office 2016 or Office 365.

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What happens when an Office 365 subscription expires?

If you're using Microsoft's cloud-based Office 365 and the subscription lapses, here's how much time you have to renew -- or backup your data and move on.

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When does support end for... Microsoft Office 2007?

Businesses that remain wedded to Office 2007 have until October to drop Office 2007's applications and switch to a newer suite.

Did you know? Mac Office 2011 support conks out on Oct. 10

Companies with employees running Office for Mac 2011 have until Oct. 10 to replace the suite's applications with those from Office for Mac 2016.

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Microsoft pulls botched Office 2010 nonsecurity patch KB 3128031

Mysterious VBA error apparently to blame -- but no confirmation from Microsoft

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Fact or fiction? The truth about the Windows and Office hacks

In the last week, media reports suggested that Office and Windows users were at extreme risk of being hacked. Then the facts started coming in

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Microsoft's critical Windows and Office patches present a panoply of problems

For April, Patch Tuesday's 644 patches are crawling with bugs, but there are some solutions

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Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows

Some say McAfee violated 'responsible disclosure' norms when it rushed to disclose the exploit ahead of Microsoft's fix

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Update now! Microsoft unloads Windows and Office patches for March

With the most egregious bugs out of the way, now's a good time to get caught up on Microsoft's latest batch of fixes

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Microsoft releases KB 3191855 to fix botched Excel 2010 security patch

The new patch fixes KB 3178690 from March 14 that clobbers Excel 2010

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In a big crop of Windows fixes, Patch Tuesday includes a few surprises

Microsoft showers users with patches for Office and Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 after a skipped month

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75% off Brother P-Touch PT-D210 Label Maker - Deal Alert

The PT-D210 makes it easy to create great-looking labels for your home and office. With convenient one-touch keys, you can quickly access fonts, symbols, frames and templates. Plus, you can preview your work on the display. The unit...

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Security fixes delayed as Microsoft postpones Patch Tuesday

Known security vulnerabilities in SMB and Flash are left unpatched, indicating an unprecedented problem, but Microsoft isn't talking

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12% off Fellowes Powershred Jam-Proof Cross-Cut Paper and Credit Card Shredder - Deal Alert

Ideal for tax time, the Powershred shreds 12 sheets of paper per pass into 397 Security Level P-4 cross-cut particles. Shreds staples, credit cards, paper clips, CDs/DVDs, and is 100% jam-proof.

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Microsoft releases nonsecurity patches for Office 2016, 2013, Click-to-Run

After a bobbling start, the patches are available in Windows Update and WSUS

The time is right to update Windows and Office

If you've been blocking automatic updates, the coast is now reasonably clear to apply Microsoft’s November patches

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17% off Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i Mobile Document Scanner - Deal Alert

The ScanSnap S1300i is the smallest multi-page double-sided ScanSnap scanner for one-button ease of use at the desk or on the road. Just stack up to 10 pages and press the blue button. Currently discounted 17%.

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Good news for Microsoft Office: Renamed HTML files now open in Excel

Microsoft fixes a bug it surreptitiously introduced last month that affected Excel 2010, 2013, and 2016, including Office 365 versions

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