FIX: You cannot download Office for Mac 2011 updates after you install Microsoft AutoUpdate 3.0.5


Symptoms


You cannot download Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 updates after you install Microsoft AutoUpdate 3.0.5. Additionally, you notice that lots of memory is consumed when AutoUpdate 3.0.5 runs.

Resolution


To resolve this problem, install Microsoft AutoUpdate 3.0.6.

How to obtain the update

Microsoft Download Center

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

Download Microsoft_AutoUpdate_3.0.6.pkg

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


Microsoft AutoUpdate for Mac 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.