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Microsoft AutoUpdate 3.1 was released on May 15, 2015. This article describes improvements in Microsoft AutoUpdate 3.1.


  • AutoUpdate now supports a Pause feature when you download updates. This feature can be invoked manually or automatically if the network connection is lost. The Resume button can be used to complete the remainder of the download without having to redownload data that was already received.

  • AutoUpdate now performs a Silent installation when multiple updates are selected.

  • AutoUpdate now works correctly with a web proxy server.

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 available for download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center:


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