Remove existing MSI versions of Office when upgrading to Office 365 ProPlus

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Contributor

Anyone had a chance to test this?  Saw it and had to share.

"To help you uninstall versions of Office that use Windows Installer (MSI) as the installation technology, you can use the Office Deployment Tool and specify the RemoveMSI element in your configuration.xml file."

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/DeployOffice/upgrade-from-msi-version

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No not yet will be testing tomorrow in my labs via scripting.

 

Andrew

Tested it yesterday afternoon and it works!  Need to use the Office Deployment Tool with the switch specified in the docs.  The generic download from portal.office.com does not include this functionality.