Microsoft AutoUpdate 3.1.1 was released on June 10, 2015. This article describes improvements in Microsoft AutoUpdate 3.1.1.


AutoUpdate fixes a problem in which temporary downloads are not deleted from the disk after installation succeeds. In some cases, this causes multiple gigabytes of temporary files to accumulate, taking up valuable disk space. After you apply this update, you should restart your computer to delete any lingering temporary files.

How to obtain the update

Microsoft AutoUpdate for Mac

This update is available from Microsoft AutoUpdate. AutoUpdate is provided together with Office. It automatically keeps Microsoft software up-to-date. To use AutoUpdate, start a Microsoft Office program, and then click Check for Updates on the Help menu.

Microsoft Download Center

This update is also available for download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center:

Download Microsoft_AutoUpdate_3.1.1

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