Can't find Office applications in Windows 8?
Here are two ways to find and open Office applications from the Start screen:
On the Start screen, start typing the name of the application, such as Word or Excel. Search opens automatically as you type. In the search results, click the application to start it.
Important You won’t find Office applications by searching for “Office”, so search for each application by name.
Swipe up or click the arrow at the bottom of the Start screen to see a list of all your applications.
You may need to scroll left or right to see the Microsoft Office 2013 group.
Note To open Office applications faster, pin them to your Start screen or the Taskbar on your desktop. Right-click each application’s name and click either Pin to Start or Pin to Taskbar.
Can't find Office 2013 after refreshing Windows 8 or Windows 8.1?
If you can’t find Office after refreshing Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, it may have been removed. To reinstall Office:
If you're a home user, sign in to your account page and click Install.
If you’re a business user, sign in to the Office 365 portal and click Install.