View the Uninstall by using an easy fix solution section on how to uninstall 2003, 2007 or 2010 Microsoft Office suites.
Refer to the following sections, if you would like to find out the conditions under which you cannot uninstall by using the Add or Remove Programs or Programs and Features feature in Control Panel, or if you would like to try again to uninstall Office from Control Panel.
Note The easy fix solutions below do not remove any Office program that was installed separately from the Office suite. For example, if you have Microsoft Office Professional 2007 and Microsoft Office Visio 2007 installed on your computer, the easy fix solution only removes Microsoft Office Professional 2007 from your computer. Visio 2007 will not be removed. Additionally, you must reboot your machine if you use one of the easy fix solutions below.
You may not be able to uninstall the existing 2003, 2007 or 2010 Microsoft Office suite on your computer by using the Add or Remove Programs or Programs and Features feature in Control Panel if one of the following conditions is true:
- The installation process did not complete when you tried to install a new program. Therefore, you are left with a partially installed program. When you try to install the program again, you are unsuccessful.
- A previously installed program cannot be removed because the installation files are corrupted.
- If you had problems installing Office 2010 from a previous attempt.
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Article ID: 971179 - Last Review: Apr 25, 2017 - Revision: 9