Way to fix Microsoft Auto Update when it suggests incorrect version updates

Keeping applications updated lets the utility work smoother and notifies you about any newly added feature. The same is applicable to Microsoft Office setup to eliminate error while using any utility. Users who access the application of Mac device could encounter update problems.

Chances may occur with Microsoft AutoUpdate when it offers an incorrect version of Office 2016 for Mac updates even when you have already installed Office setup for Mac 2008. When you accept the update alert, the Office setup for Mac 2008 gets automatically upgraded to Office 2016.

On the other hand, the error can take place if you are running Microsoft AutoUpdate with its 3.14.0 version. In such a case, you need to perform a few steps to fix the problem. You can also get in touch with Office customer support for easy assistance.

This issue will be resolved if one or more of your applications are automatically upgraded to Office 2016 for Mac, go through the procedure as mentioned below to slip back to Office for Mac 2008.

Steps to fix Microsoft AutoUpdate version 3.14.1

  1. Launch Microsoft Office 2008 folder or open finder to navigate Applications> Microsoft Office 2008 folder
  2. Press the CTRL key on your keyboard, select the following utility names, and choose Move to Trash:
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Excel
  1. Save and keep the location secured of your Office for Mac 2008 installation media, and re-install the product.
  • Your present data, settings, and license will be preserved upon installation.
  • If you find any data misplaced or have lost some of your original media, you can directly download and install the product via office.com/setup

The issue has now been fixed. In case you the problem persist, try to download the product by visiting Office com setup and login to your existing account.

How to Activate Microsoft Office 365 on a Brand New PC?

Purchased a new PC and downloading all the essential software in it? How can you forget installing Microsoft Office? MS Office or Microsoft Office is the most used suite of applications, servers and services for both home and business PCs. Ranging from creating the documents, presentations, spreadsheets to sending emails; you can perform both simple and complex operations in it. When it comes to getting this software to your PC, three processes require to be followed. These are:

  • Downloading
  • Installation
  • Activation

You can download the Microsoft Office 365 from office.com/setup and then install it by following the on-screen instructions. Any software after downloading or installing is of no use, unless you activate it using the Microsoft Office product key. In most of the cases, Microsoft Office 365 activates automatically after you finish the installation. If you are not prompted for the same, you have to do this manually. Don’t get panic, this article will provide the complete information on how to do this.

This can be done through Office activation wizard or you might be asked to log in to activate Office 365. For activating the Office 365 over the internet visit Activation Wizard at Microsoft website, follow the below mentioned instructions:

  • Choose “I want to activate the software over the internet and click Next
  • Follow the further instructions to complete the activation process

You might have purchased the Office that comes with a product key. A product key is a combination of 25 characters that needs to be entered after you install the MS Office. Explaining it further, run the Office setup and click next. It will then ask you for the 25 character product key. Enter the key and proceed further to activate the Microsoft Office. Remember, not all the MS Office versions ask you for the product key.

If you are still not able to activate the Office, you can contact Microsoft Support team. A certified technician will surely assist you in no time. You can also ask for help in the following cases:

  • If you are not able to find the product key
  • If the key gets damaged
  • If you want to change the product key
  • If the product key is not working

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