Making Microsoft AutoUpdate check manually for Macs with Munki

Note: I'm writing with regard to Microsoft Office for 2011. It's possible the .plist file updates here is different for other versions of Microsoft Office for Mac. If you're using Munki to manage software updates, you don't want the applications themselves to be constantly checking for updates or notifying your users when an update is […]

Error 0x80070190 when activating Microsoft Office 2010

Had this happen once on a Windows machine. Microsoft has several solutions outlined at When attempting to activate Office 2010 receive error "An unspecified error has occurred. Your request cannot be processed at this time. Please try again later. (0x80070190)" The one that worked for me was 3. Change the UserOperations key under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform to […]