Why is my Office 2016 for Mac suddenly opening with “Microsoft AU Daemon”?
Many users reported that they are getting Office error when they try to open office but Mac opens “Microsoft AU Daemon.app”. Why are users getting this problem? How to Fix this problem associated with office 2016? What is “Microsoft AU Daemon.app”?
The main reason behind this is that “Microsoft AU Daemon.app” is actually office auto-updater. “Microsoft AU Daemon.app” is an auto-updater for Microsoft office 2016. This program just updates office to the latest version. If you wish to turn off this auto updater follow the steps below.
How to Fix Error Why is my Office 2016 for Mac suddenly opening with “Microsoft AU Daemon.app”?
#1. Check whether your office is updated?
The first step is to check whether your office is up to date or not. If not please go to App Store and update your office.
#2. Force Restart your Mac
Force restarting your Mac will fix the problem with updating macOS to high Sierra.
Just press down the power button on the right top corner of the keyboard on your Mac or iMac. Just start your Mac again to fix the problem.
#3. Reboot your Mac into safe mode
Rebooting your Mac to safe mode will surely fix the problem “Error Code: s7363-1260-48444350”.
To do so Re-booted your Macbook pro into safe mode, hold down the shift key on startup.
Then Re-start upgrade from applications folder and it will install.
It may take a long time to install with a couple of reboots but get there in the end.
How to Stop “Microsoft AU Daemon.app” updates
If you want to stop it from running automatically you can open Word and then select Check For Updates in the Help menu and change “How would you like to check for updates” from automatically to manually.