Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

Upgrade O365 ProPlus 2013 to O365 ProPlus 2016 with SCCM R2 SP1

Posted on 2016-07-22
1
89 Views
Last Modified: 2016-08-01
We're trying to upgrade clients from O365 ProPlus Click-to-Run 2013 to O365 ProPlus Click-to-Run 2016 using SCCM 2012 R2 SP1. Our deployment works flawlessly if we deploy to a machine that hasn't had a previous version installed. However, the deployment fails for the machines that have 2013 already installed. Our 2013 deployment was done prior to us having SCCM, we used Group Policy to push it from a network share.

We consulted Microsoft and were told that upgrading from 2013 to 2016 using SCCM isn't really supported and that we would need to do an uninstall of 2013 first. Is there a way to make an uninstall of 2013 along with the install of 2016 available to users in Software Center so they can uninstall 2013 and then install 2016 without needing admin permissions? Or any other work around that anyone else has come up with?
0
Comment
Question by:rsgdmn
1 Comment
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
FOX earned 500 total points
ID: 41724878
In SCCM you should be able to run either a powershell command or regular command via command line to uninstall, you will have to look up the exact syntax for the uninstall,  and then do the install of your new version.  I doubt a reboot is needed between the uninstall and install.

ref links:  https://marckean.com/2013/06/18/fully-automate-removal-of-any-version-office-in-preparation-for-office-365/

Using Office Scrub scripts to uninstall
ref link:  http://www.deploymentmadscientist.com/2016/02/08/deploying-microsoft-office-2016-removing-old-versions/
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Outlook 2016 18 64
Access 2016 - Labels prompt to print 4 38
Exchange 2016 Cloud Witness 1 54
Issues with syncing a set of shared folders in OneDrive for Business 2013 1 39
Microsoft Office Picture Manager was included in Office 2003, 2007, and 2010, but not in Office 2013. Users had hopes that it would be in Office 2016/Office 365, but it is not. Fortunately, the same zero-cost technique that works to install it with …
Cloud-based technologies and services will continue to grow in popularity in 2017 thanks to the simple, scalable and cost-effective solutions they deliver. Here are three areas where cloud adoption is poised to really take off.
Office 365 is currently available in five editions. Three of them are for business use: Office 365 Business Essentials, Office 365 Business, and Office 365 Business Premium. Two of them are for home/personal use: Office 365 Home and Office 365 Perso…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

840 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question