UPDATED: MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 PROPLUS 1908 16.0.11929.20648

Published On: May 18th, 2020

Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus 1908 16.0.11929.20648
A suite of productivity apps including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, Access, and Teams

Updated Office setup.exe to the latest version
Now installs the 64-bit edition on systems with 4 GB RAM or less, for company-wide consistency
Updated the Administrative Template files (ADMX/ADML) to the latest version

  • 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
  • Remove any other installations of Office
  • Remove incompatible MSI installations of Office products
  • Install Office 365 ProPlus
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Choose the installation architecture, based on the OS architecture
    • Set feature updates to “semi-annual”, and security updates to “monthly”
    • Suppress setting Bing as the default search engine
    • Exclude the old OneDrive (Groove.exe) client, in favor of the new OneDrive Desktop (OneDrive.exe) client
    • Exclude Teams, in favor of a standalone package where we have additional installation options
    • Enable shared computer activation, only on servers with the Remote Desktop Services role
    • 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
  • Enable the Excel Analysis Add-In for all users
Command line arguments
<none> - Minimally interactive install
/u - Unattended install
/s - Silent install
Exit codes
Common exit codes

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