If you are currently using Office 365, or if you anticipate using Office 365 during the Spring 2016 semester, Microsoft will begin automatically updating to Office 2016 sometime during the first quarter of 2016. Since Craven Community College’s curriculum will not be changed to Office 2016 until the Summer 2016 semester, you will need to stop the automatic update if you are taking any technology classes that involve Office 365.
To do this, please go to this link: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3097292#bookmark-fixitformealways
About halfway down the page, you will see Method 2: Set a registry key, with a blue “download” box that you can click on. This will make the changes necessary to prevent your copy of Office 365 from automatically updating.
You will need to download Office 365 before the end of 2015 if you don’t currently have it installed on your computer, and you will need to apply this fix before the end of 2015 in order to prevent the automatic update.