Microsoft Project Online Desktop Client

Microsoft Project Online Desktop Client

Provides enterprise-wide project and resource reporting, scenario analysis, and resource management capabilities


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NEW: MICROSOFT PROJECT ONLINE DESKTOP CLIENT 1908 16.0.11929.20648

March 16th, 2020

Microsoft Project Online Desktop Client 1908 16.0.11929.20648
Provides enterprise-wide project and resource reporting, scenario analysis, and resource management capabilities

  • 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 Project Online Desktop Client
    • Accept the software license agreement
    • Match the installation architecture with the existing Office installation (mixed architectures are not supported)
    • Match the update channel with the existing Office installation (mixed update channels are not supported)
    • 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
Command line arguments
<none> - Minimally interactive install
/u - Unattended install
/s - Silent install
Exit codes
Common exit codes





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NEW: MICROSOFT PROJECT ONLINE DESKTOP CLIENT 1902 16.0.11328.20368

July 25th, 2019

Microsoft Project Online Desktop Client 1902 16.0.11328.20368
Provides enterprise-wide project and resource reporting, scenario analysis, and resource management capabilities

  • 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 Online Desktop Client
    • 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
Command line arguments
<none> - Minimally interactive install
/u - Unattended install
/s - Silent install
Exit codes
Common exit codes




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