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Outlook 2010 Pro Plus uninstall via GPO

Posted on 2013-11-12
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Hello,

I am looking at click-to-run and it doesn't uninstall the previous version of office so I need to ask the easiest way to remove it from 100-150 machines when we got to Office 2013/365.  Can it be done via GPO?
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Excellent article, thanks!
To confirm:
1. I have a group policy under User Configuration >Pref > Windows Settings > Files that puts the .bat and .vbs in windir on the user machine
2. Scheduled Task that runs the .bat on lock
3. email O551c3_Out.txt to user (this is blank)?

One question as I try this will it remove Project and Visio as well?

Thanks!
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Mahesh earned 500 total points
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I have not tested the script.
Hopefully It may uninstall project and visio as well, please test

"3. email O551c3_Out.txt to user (this is blank)?" I think you don't require this file.

Please find below post
http://www.milkacow.com/2011-05-27/remotely-uninstall-all-microsoft-office-installations-in-domain-with-one-single-command/
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didn't work but has me researching
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The entire script is not working or visio and project unable to uninstall please let me know.
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it won't uninstall via the script.
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