How to Activate Microsoft Office Setup

To activate your Microsoft Office product, you need to have a valid activation code. This code is unique and is used to ascertain the authenticity of the Office package. You can get your product key from

Steps for Office setup activation :

  1. After installation, open any of the application of MS Office 2016.
  2. Start the recently installed Office program on your PC.
  3. Now, you will be prompted to activate your Microsoft Office version.
  4. Click on the Activate button.
  5. Wait for the Activation Wizard window to come.
  6. Here, you will be see a Office Antivirus activation wizard.
  7. Click I want to activate over internet.
  8. Enter 25 character alphanumeric product activation key in the Activation Wizard window.
  9. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete activation.

Your Microsoft Office activation is successful.

Uninstalling and Deleting Office from PC

There may be times when you have to uninstall Office from a PC. This is typically due to an application failing to start properly, even after you have tried to update it and repair it.

The steps to uninstall Office depend on the type of installation you have. The most common installation types are Click-to-Run and Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI). The other type is an Office installation from the Microsoft Store app.

  1. Navigate to the Control Panel.
  2. Click Programs and Features.
  3. Find the older version of Microsoft Office in the list of programs. Double-click the older version to start the uninstall wizard, and follow the prompts to uninstall the program.

The Microsoft Office suites can leave files on your computer that, even after an uninstall, interfere with subsequent installations.

  1. Press Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box.
  2. In the Run dialog box, type %ProgramFiles%, and then click OK.
  3. Delete the “Microsoft Office” folder.
  4. Open the Run dialog box, type %ProgramFiles(x86)%, and then click OK.
  5. Delete the “Microsoft Office” folder.
  6. Open the Run dialog box, type %CommonProgramFiles%\Microsoft Shared and then click OK.
  7. Delete the “ClickToRun” folder.
  8. Open the Run dialog box, type %ProgramData%\Microsoft, and then click OK.
  9. Delete the ClickToRun folder. If the folder does not exist, go to the next step.
  10. Open the Run dialog box, type %ProgramData%\Microsoft\Office, and then click OK.
  11. Delete the ClickToRunPackagerLocker file.