Category Archives: Microsoft Project Standard

Develop a project plan, assign resources to tasks, track progress, manage the budget, and analyze workloads

New: Microsoft Project Standard 2019 1902 16.0.11328.20368

Microsoft Project Standard 2019 1902 16.0.11328.20368
Develop a project plan, assign resources to tasks, track progress, manage the budget, and analyze workloads

  • Abort the installation if any Office apps are running, which would block the install
    • We should not force-close apps, because data loss may occur
  • Choose the installation files, based on the Office or OS architecture
  • Remove any other installations of Project
  • Remove incompatible MSI installations of Office products
  • Install Project Standard 2019
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Match the update channel with the existing Office installation (mixed update channels are unsupported)
    • Allow PNG as an output format
    • Suppress sending all usage data to Microsoft
      • Disable telemetry data collection
      • Disable Improve Proofing Tools
      • Suppress sending personal information
      • Disable the Opt-in Wizard on first run
      • Disable the Customer Experience Improvement Program
      • Disable Improved Error Reporting
      • Disallow sending a screenshot of the user’s desktop
      • Suppress sending non-critical error messages
      • Suppress sending critical error messages
  • Close the completion notice, only in Unattended Mode and only if the installation was successful
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New: Microsoft Project Standard 2016 1803 (Build 9126.2295 64-bit)

Microsoft Project Standard 2016 1803 (Build 9126.2295 64-bit)
Develop a project plan, assign resources to tasks, track progress, manage the budget, and analyze workloads

  • Install Project Standard 2016
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • For standard users: Set feature updates to “semi-annual”, and security updates to “monthly”
    • For IT staff: Set feature updates to “semi-annual (targeted)”, and security updates to “monthly”
    • Allow PNG as an output format
    • Suppress sending all usage data to Microsoft
      • Disable telemetry data collection
      • Disable Improve Proofing Tools
      • Suppress sending personal information
      • Disable the Opt-in Wizard on first run
      • Disable the Customer Experience Improvement Program
      • Disable Improved Error Reporting
      • Disallow sending a screenshot of the user’s desktop
      • Suppress sending non-critical error messages
      • Suppress sending critical error messages
    • Close the completion notice, only in Unattended Mode and only if the installation was successful

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New: Microsoft Project Standard 2016 (32-bit) 16.0.8201.2209

Microsoft Project Standard 2016 (32-bit) 16.0.8201.2209
Develop a project plan, assign resources to tasks, track progress, manage the budget, and analyze workloads

  • Install Project Standard 2016
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Set feature updates to “semi-annual”, and security updates to “monthly”
  • Close the completion notice, only in Unattended Mode and only if the installation was successful

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New: Microsoft Project Standard 2016 32-bit Edition

Microsoft Project Standard 2016 32-bit Edition
Develop a project plan, assign resources to tasks, track progress, manage the budget, and analyze workloads

  • Abort the installation if Project is running
  • Start the Windows Update service if stopped, only on Windows 7/8/8.1, and Server 2008R2/2012/2012R2
    • Office 2016 setup uses the WUA to install hotfix KB2999226 prior to installation
  • Install Project Standard 2016
    • Accept the license agreement
    • Enable automatic activation
    • Suppress the prompt to enable automatic updates
    • Allow PNG as an output format
    • Suppress sending all usage data to Microsoft
      • Disable Improve Proofing Tools
      • Suppress sending personal information
      • Disable the Opt-in Wizard on first run
      • Disable the Customer Experience Improvement Program
      • Disable Improved Error Reporting
      • Disallow sending a screenshot of the user’s desktop
      • Suppress sending non-critical error messages
      • Suppress sending critical error messages
    • Disable the Office First Run Movie
    • Enable the English Optical Character Recognition Modules

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New: Microsoft Project Standard 2013 32-bit Edition with SP1

Microsoft Project Standard 2013 32-bit Edition with SP1
Develop a project plan, assign resources to tasks, track progress, manage the budget, and analyze workloads

  • Install Project Standard 2013
    • Accept the license agreement
    • Enable automatic activation
    • Suppress the prompt to enable automatic updates
    • Allow PNG as an output format
    • Suppress sending all usage data to Microsoft
      • Disable Improve Proofing Tools
      • Disable Opt-in Wizard on first run
      • Disable the Customer Experience Improvement Program
      • Disable the Office Feedback Tool
      • Disable Improved Error Reporting
    • Disable automatic updates
    • Disable First Run Movie
    • Disable Office First Run on application boot
    • Enable English Optical Character Recognition Modules

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