This guide will show you how to reinstall Microsoft Office. It is assumed that you have already registered a Microsoft account and have purchased or redeemed office against this account.

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The Knowhow

  1. Visit http://www.office.com in your web browser and click on the Log In button at the top right corner.
  2. Click on the Sign In button at the top right of the screen.
  3. Enter your email and password for your Microsoft account and press Sign In.
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and locate the ‘My Account’ link and click it.
  5. Click on the orange Install button to continue.
  6. Click on the option to Run, Save file then open or click the “Setup.X86….” file at the bottom left depending on which browser you are using. A security warning box will then appear, click on Run to continue.
  7. An Office User Account Control box will appear. Click on the ‘Yes’ or ‘Continue’ button to proceed.
  8. An Office splash screen will appear, wait for this to load to 100 Percent.
  9. After a while Office will begin to install in the background. You will see a small notice about this at the bottom right corner of your screen. Wait for this to complete.
  10. Once this is done, a get started office box will appear. Click on the ‘next’ button to proceed.
  11. You will be asked if you want to use recommended settings or not. Put a dot next to ‘Recommended Settings’ by clicking it and press Accept to proceed.
  12. Next you will be asked if you want to sign in to office using your Microsoft account. Either click Sign in, entering your Microsoft email and password or click the ‘No Thanks, maybe later’ option.
  13. You are Done, Office is now installed and can be accessed via your start menu or start screen.



Updated On:

Oct 30, 2015

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