How to Remove Microsoft Office License Files on Mac?

Remove Microsoft Office License Files Mac – To remove Microsoft Office License completely out of your Mac, you have to manually remove each and every file and later delete it permanently from the trash.

Remove Microsoft Office License Files Mac

Remove Microsoft Office License Files Mac

Before you start with deletion process, follow these steps to avoid any error.

  • Quit all the application currently running on your Mac.
  • Log in as the Administrator as you have to make changes to the system.
  • Make sure the Trash is completely empty.

After following these prevention step, go for the Office removal steps.

Step 1: Quit all the Office for Mac applications

  • Select Office applications next to the Apple sign and choose Quit <application name>.
  • If the application appears on the Dock then press the control key and select Quit.

Step 2: Remove MS Office Folder

  • Navigate to the Go menu and click Applications.
  • Drag MS Office folder to the Trash.

Step 3: Remove MS Office Preference

To remove “com.microsoft” files

  • On the Go menu, click Home.
  • Open Library and then open Preference.
  • Navigate to the “com.microsoft” and drag it to the Trash.

To remove “com.microsoft.office.licensing.helper.plist”

  • On the Go menu, click Computer.
  • Click on the Hard disk icon or Macintosh HD.
  • Open Library and then Open LaunchDaemons.
  • Drag the “com.microsoft.office.licensing.helper.plist” to the Trash.

To remove “com.microsoft.office.licensing.helper”

  • On the Go menu, click Computer.
  • Click on the Hard disk icon or Macintosh HD.
  • Open Library and then Open PrivilegedHelperTools.
  • Drag the “com.microsoft.office.licensing.helper” to the Trash.

Step 4: Remove License and Subscription File

  • On the Go menu, click Computer.
  • Click on the Hard disk icon or Macintosh HD.
  • Open Library and then Open Preference.
  • Drag the “com.microsoft.office.licensing.plist” to the Trash.

To remove Subscription files

  • On the Go menu, click Home.
  • Open Library and then Open Preference.
  • Go to ByHost and drag “com.microsoft” to the Trash.

Restart your computer after following these steps, this will help remove any cache data in memory.

Step 5: Remove Library, Applications, and Receipt

  • Click on home and go to Computer.
  • Click on the Hard disk icon or Macintosh HD.
  • Open Library and then Open Application Support. Drag Microsoft Application to the Trash.
  • Again, follow these steps and open Library. The go-to Receipts and drag files begin with “Office2011_” to the Trash.

Step 6: Empty Trash

  • On the Finder menu, click on Empty Trash.
  • On the Apple menu, click Restart.

Once your device starts again, all the MS Office Files will be deleted. Manually delete the icons on the device related to Office and you are good to go.

The MS Office is completely removed from your device.

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