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Kevin S. Miller
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@Paul BowdenThis is kind-of an Office deployment question.    I have a number of customers converting from Office 365 E3 to Microsoft 365 Business.   Two different versions of Office.   When doing the subscription conversion is it necessary uninstall Office Pro Plus and then install Office Business?  Or will the conversion be done automatically?

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@Kevin S. Miller Hey Kevin. No need to uninstall. On the client side, all you need to do is run the License Removal Tool from View/Download to remove the existing O365 E3 license. When the user next launches an Office app, they'll sign in with their O365 Business credentials and Office will reactivate.

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@Paul BowdenThanks very much.  I was not aware of that tool.   Go figure figure Microsoft has a tool or PowerShell script for just about everything.  :smile:

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@Kevin S. Miller No problem! Also, I have a video on YouTube about converting license types, where I demo the tool. Take a look at https://aka.ms/modi3

If you want to see my other videos, the list is at https://aka.ms/modix

 

Thanks! Paul.

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@Paul BowdenThe link you sent me was for downloading a .PKG file which I believe is for a MAC.   Is there an equivalent Win10 tool?

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@Kevin S. Miller There is no equivalent tool for Win32.

 

For Current Channel - Office should automatically convert from Office 365 PROPLUS to M365 Business in the next 1-4 Days.

For SAC-T and SAC - Office 365 PROPLUS will need to be uninstalled and M365 BUSINESS will need to be installed. 

 

Thanks!

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thanks very much! That's good to hear.
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