How to update Microsoft Office

To avoid Excel crashes and other issues

It is a good thing to keep your Office updated because with each new update Microsoft adds new useful features and fixes bugs. In order our Office add-ins could work correctly on your machine, make sure you are using the most up-to-date Office version.

Update via your Office Account

The easiest way is to check updates via your Office account. Open an Excel file and go to File > Account. Under Product Information, click Update Options > Update Now:
Office updates.

But it may happen that you won't see this pane in your Office. In this case, you can tune updates via Windows Settings.

Update via Windows Update

  1. Go to Update & Security:
    Go to Update & Security.
  2. In Windows Update click on Advanced options:
    Advanced options.
  3. Turn on Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows:
    Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows.
  4. Go back to Windows Update and click the Check for updates button:
    Check for updates.


Jay D Shulman says:
December 19, 2019 at 6:29 pm

I followed your recommendations. Windows / MS office (365) updated.

Abelbits Ultimate Suite checked in com addin menu

No Abelbits tab in Excel (it was there a few hours ago!?

Jay Shulman

Ekaterina Pechyonkina says:
December 19, 2019 at 6:38 pm

Hello Jay,

Please make sure you have installed the latest update of Ultimate Suite to your PC:
If you still don't see the Ablebits tabs in your Ribbon, follow the steps of Solution 1 described here:


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