Remove older versions of Office

Check Programs and Features in Control Panel for earlier versions of Office on your personal computer. If you find an earlier version, click Uninstall.

Note: Before you uninstall an earlier version of Office, you may want to find the product key and installation media. In case you need to reinstall that version later.

If there are problems uninstalling the earlier version of Office, use the appropriate Fix it in the article below to remove Office from the personal computer.