How to Uninstall Microsoft Office 2013 Manually?

Unistalling office setup 2016 is a very complex process. It may take long time & reinstalling operating system may be required.

 

How to Uninstall Office 2013 Manually?

 

Determine your Installation Type:

determine your system type first

(a) Click-to-Run    (b) MSI

 

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How to Manually Remove an MSI Installation of Office?

 

Before you uninstall Office 2013, you must be able to view hidden files and folders:

View hidden files and folders

 

  1. Before you uninstall Office 2013, you must be able to view hidden files and folders.

  2. Press Alt to display the menu bar.

  3. Click Tools > Folder Options, and then click the View tab.
  4. In the Advanced settings pane, click Show hidden files and folders under Hidden files and folders.
  5. Clear the Hide extensions for known file types box.
  6. Click OK, and then close Windows Explorer.

 

Step 1: Remove any remaining Windows Installer packages for Office

 

  1. Press Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog box.
  2. Type installer, and then click OK to open the %windir%\Installer folder.
  3. Press Alt to display the menu bar, if you don’t already see it.
  4. According to the windows:
  • Windows 10: Click View, and then click Details in the Layout group.
  • Windows 8 or 8.1: Click View, and then click Details in the Layout group.
  • Windows 7: On the View menu, click Choose details.

5. According to the windows:

  • Windows 10: Click View > Add columns in the Layout group > Choose columns, and then select Subject, and then type 340 in the Width of selected column (in pixels) box.
  • Windows 8 or 8.1: Click View, and then click Details in the Layout group, and then type 340 in the Width of selected column (in pixels) box.
  • Windows 7: On the View menu, click Choose details, and then type 340 in the Width of selected column (in pixels) box.

 

6. Click OK.

7. Click View > Sort By > Subject.

8. If a User Account Control dialog box appears, click Allow to continue.

9. Locate each .msi file that has “Microsoft Office <product name> 2013” as the subject, right-click the .msi file, and then click Uninstall.

In this step, <product name> represents the actual name of the Office 2013 product.

 

Step 2: Stop the Office Source Engine service

  1. Press Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog box.
  2. Type services.msc, and then click OK.
  3. In the Services window, determine whether the Office Source Engine service is running. (If the service is running, “Started” appears in the Status column.) If this service is running, right-click Office Source Engine, and then click Stop.
  4. Close the Services window.

 

Step 3: Delete any remaining Office installation folders

  1. Press Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog box.
  2. Type %CommonProgramFiles%\Microsoft Shared, and then click OK.

  3. If the Office15 and Source Engine folders are present, delete them.
  4. Press Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog box.
  5. Type %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office, and then click OK.

  6. Delete the Office15 folder.
  7. On the root folder of each hard disk drive, open the MSOCache folder.
  8. Open the All Users folder in the MSOCache folder, and then delete every folder that contains “0FF1CE}- in the folder name.

 

Step 4: Delete any remaining Office installation files

  1. Press Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog box.
  2. Type %appdata%\microsoft\templates, and then click OK.
  3. Delete the Normal.dotm and Welcome to Word.dotx files.
  4. Press Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog box.
  5. Type %appdata%\microsoft\document building blocks, and then click OK.
  6. Open the subfolder under the Document Building Blocks folder, and then delete the Building blocks.dotx file.

  7. Close all programs before you follow the rest of the steps.

 

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Step 5: Delete the registry subkeys for the Office system

 

Before you start, back up the registry for restoration in case problems occur.

 

Delete the Office 2013 registry subkeys

  1. Press Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog box.
  2. Type regedit, and then click OK.
  3. Click the following registry subkey:
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0
  4. Click File > Export, type DeletedKey01, and then click Save.
  5. Click Edit > Delete, and then click Yes to confirm.
  6. Repeat steps 1 through 5 for each registry subkey in the following lists. Increment the name of the exported key by one for each subkey.

 

Also delete the following registry subkeys

 

  1. Locate one of the following subkeys, depending on the version of Windows that you’re running:

    • 32-bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall
    • 64-bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall
  2. Click File > Export, type UninstallKey01, and then click Save.
  3. Under the Uninstall subkey that you located in step 1, click each subkey, and then determine whether the subkey has the following value assigned to it:
    • Name: UninstallString
    • Data: file_name path\Office Setup Controller\Setup.exe pathIn this example, file_name represents the actual name of an installation program, and path represents the actual file path.
  4. If the subkey contains the name and the data that are described in step 3, click Edit > Delete. Otherwise, go to step 5.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until you locate and delete every subkey that matches the name and data that are described in step 3.
  6. Close Registry Editor.

 

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