"Office Automatic Updates" Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Office\Office Automatic Updates" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"\Microsoft\Office\Office Automatic Updates" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of Microsoft Office software installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Office\Office Automatic Updates" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: Office Automatic Updates
Path: \Microsoft\Office
Description: This task ensures that your Microsoft Office installation can 
   check for updates.
Actions: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\ClientX64\OfficeC2RClient.exe 
   /update SCHEDULEDTASK displaylevel=False
Triggers: 
   At 3:00 AM every Sunday, Tuesday, Friday of every eeek, starting ...
   At log on of any user - After triggered, repeat every 30 minutes ...
Conditions: 
History: 
   ...
   Information 8:10:41 Task completed
   Information 8:10:41 Action completed
   Information 8:10:00 Created Task Process
   Information 8:10:00 Action Started
   Information 8:10:00 Task Started
   Information 8:10:00 Task Engine received message to start task
   Information 8:10:00 Task triggered on scheduler
   ...

Program file information about "officec2rclient.exe":

File name: officec2rclient.exe
File path: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\ClientX64\officec2rclient.exe 
File size: 977672 bytes
Last modified time: 11/1/2016 4:49:42 AM
File description: Microsoft Office Click-to-Run Client
File version: 15.0.4881.1000
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

"officec2rclient.exe", as part of Microsoft Office, is scheduled to run every Sunday, Tuesday, Friday and log on time to check for updates.

It is recommended to disable "\Microsoft\Office\Office Automatic Updates" as a scheduled task. You can check updates yourselves.

 

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