Uninstall Office 2016, Office 2013, or Office 365 from a Windows computer

This article is for Office 365 Home, Office 365 Personal, Office 365 University, Office 365 for business, Office 2013, and Office 2016 Preview.

Got another version you want to uninstall? Try one of these: Office 2010 | Office 2007 | Office 2011 for Mac | Office 2016 for Mac

Uninstall using Control Panel

  1. Go to Control Panel.

    In Windows 10
    • Right-click the Start button Windows Start button in Windows 8 and Windows 10 (lower-left corner), and choose Control Panel.

      Options and commands list see after pressing Windows logo key + X

    In Windows 8.1
    • Right-click the Start button Windows Start button in Windows 8 and Windows 10 (lower-left corner), and choose Control Panel.

      Options and commands list see after pressing Windows logo key + X

    In Windows 7 or Vista
    • Click Start > Control Panel.

  2. Click Programs > Programs and Features.

  3. Right-click the Office application you want to remove, and then click Uninstall.

    Note   If you bought a suite like Microsoft Office 365 Home or Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013, search for the suite name. If you bought an individual Office application like Microsoft Word, search for the application name.

Uninstall using the Fix it tool

If uninstalling using Control Panel doesn't work, use the Fix it tool instead.

  1. Click this Fix it.

    FixIt button indicating that an automated fix is available

  2. At the bottom of your screen, click Open.

    Click Open to open O15CTRRemove.diagcab

    Note   If the file doesn’t open, click Save > Open Folder, then double-click the file (it should start with "O15CTRRemove") to run the Fix it tool.

Uninstall Office manually

If the Fix it tool doesn't completely uninstall Office from your PC, you can remove Office manually.

Applies To: Office 2013



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