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Uninstall Office 2011 for Mac

Support for Office for Mac 2011 ended on October 10, 2017. All of your Office for Mac 2011 apps will continue to function. However, you could expose yourself to serious and potentially harmful security risks. Upgrade to a newer version of Office so you can stay up to date with all the latest features, patches, and security updates.

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To uninstall Office for Mac 2011 moves the applications to the Trash. Once you've removed everything, empty the Trash and restart your Mac to complete the process.

Before you remove Office for Mac 2011, quit all Office applications and make sure there's nothing in Trash that you want to keep. Leave Office applications closed while you go through this process.

Note: You must be signed in as administrator to do these steps, and you probably already are, if you're using your own Mac. If you're at a Mac that's part of a network at work, you might have to ask someone in your IT organization for help with signing in as administrator.

Remove the Microsoft Office 2011 folder

  1. Open Finder > Applications

  2. Find and then drag the Microsoft Office 2011 folder to Trash.

  3. Restart your computer.

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at

Keywords:uninstall office 2011 365 mac os osx high sierra support   Doc ID:80319
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-02-21 12:49 MDTUpdated:2018-02-21 14:17 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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