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Removing Microsoft Office From Mac Completely

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A Better Way to Uninstall Microsoft Office 32-bit Components 2013 with Added Benefits. There is a much easier and safer way to uninstall Microsoft Office 32-bit Components 2013 completely. A third party uninstaller can automatically help you uninstall any unwanted programs and completely remove all of its files and free up your hard disk space. 2020-3-25  To uninstall Office 2016 for Mac, move the applications and user preference files to the Trash. Once you've removed everything, empty the Trash and restart your Mac to complete the process. Warning: Outlook data will be removed when you move the three folders listed in this step to Trash.

Note: Currently, the Remove Office tool is notavailable for Office 2011. To perform a manual uninstall, refer to theMicrosoft Knowledge Base document How to completelyremove Office for Mac 2011.

To remove earlier versions of Microsoft Office from your MacOS X computer, use the Remove Office tool provided byMicrosoft.

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Note: The Remove Office tool will not deletedocuments you have created with Office programs unless they arelocated in the application folders for Microsoft Office. If you havedocuments you want to keep in any of the application folders, movethem to a different folder before using the tool.

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  1. To find the Remove Office tool, open the Microsoft Office2008 folder or the Microsoft Office 2004 folder,and then open the Additional Tools folder.
  2. For instructions, read the Read Me file in theRemove Office folder.
  3. When you run Remove Office, it will allow you to removeinstallations of Microsoft Office 98 through 2008, as well as relatedpreferences and system files. Once you have run the program, itplaces the removed Office components in the Trash.