How do I remove everything relating to Microsoft Office?

Discussion in 'Computer Software and Operating Systems' started by RemixDeluxe, May 9, 2016.

  1. RemixDeluxe

    RemixDeluxe GBAtemp Psycho!

    Nov 23, 2010
    United States
    I'm trying to install Office 2016 and it says it cant install because it detects another version that will conflict with it. Its not in my add or remove programs and I checked my program files and x86 folder and removed any Office folders from there but its still refusing to install since it still sees previous versions somehow. Is there a program I can get to completely remove Microsoft Office from my drive so I can freely install this new one?

    I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1

    I get this message

    Error 1920. Service 'Office Software Protection Platform' (osppsvc) failed to start. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system services.

    I tried both the automatic solution and the manual one and both failed. How else can I remove Microsoft Office?
    Last edited by RemixDeluxe, May 9, 2016
  2. Pedeadstrian

    Pedeadstrian GBAtemp's Official frill-necked lizard.

    Oct 12, 2012
    United States
    Sandy Eggo
    Try Revo Uninstaller. If that doesn't work, check your registry for any Office-related installation keys (backup first, of course).