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How to remove ALL traces of Office 2013 so I can reinstall cracked version

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by MetalMan390, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. MetalMan390

    MetalMan390 Regular Member

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    I am trying to completely remove all traces of Office 2013 so that I can reinstall office 2010. I have spent hours researching the issue and trying different things but every time I install 2010 (pre cracked, tested and works on another computer) a box pops up telling me about some configuration process. This takes several minutes but always tells me to reboot the computer, then afterwards the same box pops and and we go through the loop again and again. Canceling the "setup process" (the box that pops up when I start any office program) just terminates the program.

    Does anyone know how to remove ALL traces of office and the previous license keys installed so that I can install 2010? I don't want to reinstall windows again, too much hassle.
     
  2. ChapoGuzman

    ChapoGuzman BANNED BANNED

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    revo uninstaller.
     
  3. MetalMan390

    MetalMan390 Regular Member

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    If only it were that easy. Microsoft knows to protect their product a little more than that. I tried revo installer + cc cleaner + manual registry removal of all office keys + renaming a few files in the office protection platform folder as recommended somewhere online that I was reading. No deal.
     
  4. WizGizmo

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  5. MetalMan390

    MetalMan390 Regular Member

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    Like I said, I have already spent several hours researching the issue (googling) and trying everything under the sun. I wouldn't be posting here if I hadn't already tried everything I have already found searching google. Just thought someone else might have had the same issue, don't know where else to ask something like this.
     
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  6. MetalMan390

    MetalMan390 Regular Member

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    Nobody knows? Just links to google huh :rolleyes:? Damn. I'm gonna have to reinstall windows again. FML
     
  7. TryOG

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    Step 1.
    Search Google for "Office 365 uninstaller" and download the "Fix It" on the first page.

    Step 2.
    Go to your registry (Press and hold the Windows-button on your keyboard, then press R. A new window will pop up and type in the following: regedit . Then press OK).

    Step 3.
    Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE --> Software --> Microsoft --> Office --> and delete the key called "15.0" (the yellow folder with the title 15.0 on the left side).

    Step 4 (This one only exists if you're on 64-bit)
    Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE --> Software --> Wow6432Node --> Microsoft --> Office --> and delete the key called "15.0" here too.

    This should be more than enough to prepare for a new installation.
     
  8. Tensegrity

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    CCleaner is pretty decent for both uninstalling and cleaning the registry afterwards to get rid of irrelevant entries.