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Webcast: Uninstalling Microsoft Office with PDQ Deploy

A follow up to our webcast last October. You've installed Microsoft office, now what happens when you want to uninstall it across the network? Learn PowerShell from Kris:


Question: Will this cover both an Office 365 uninstall and a traditional (cd) type of installation: 1:40

Uninstall string in PDQ Inventory explanation: 3:28

Uninstall process / PowerShell script: 5:49

What if I have multiple versions of Office but only want to uninstall one of them? 9:33

Question: I have tried using PDQ Inventory to perform this uninstall in the past only to have it fail. I tried on different machines, with different versions and different types of installations (cd/Office 365). We are now fully Office 365, but I have been having trouble with some users on 2016 x64, so I am hoping I can get the uninstall resolved in order to put 2016 x32 or even roll back to a 2013 version. 10:25

Question: Would love to build a package that installs Office 365 and uninstalls Office 2013. Which step comes first? 12:42

Question: We are planning on upgrading from Office 2010 to 2013 \ 2016. Would we need to backup a users files? (ie. archives or signature) before the upgrade? 18:17

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    Is it possible to show the target computer's applications after running your Uninstall Package?

    I have also run the package for O365 with a success completion only to find that the applications are still there. 

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    Hi Steven. Would you contact Solutions ( and they'll help get the Office 2016 and Office 365 uninstallations squared away for you?

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