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Office 2016 on Mac - Install from Server

  • Because Office 2016 is such a large program, it is recommended that you connect to the network using a wired Ethernet connection and disable your wireless connection before beginning this process in order to reduce the installation time.
  • Please note that you must be on campus in order to install this program.
  • Before you install Office 2016, you must first uninstall Office 2011.

These instructions require a system restart. Please close and save all of your data now.

Uninstall Office 2011

Follow These Steps to Uninstall Office 2011 on Mac

The following requirements must be met before you follow any of the steps in this article.

  • You must quit all applications.
  • You must be logged on as an administrator.
  • Make sure anything contained in the Trash can be deleted.

Remove Microsoft Office 2011 Folder

  1. In Finder, click Applications
  2. Right-click Microsoft Office 2011
  3. Click Move to Trash

Remove Microsoft Messenger and Communicator

  1. In Finder, click Applications
  2. Highlight Microsoft Messenger and Microsoft Communicator
  3. Right click and selct Move to Trash

Open Library Folder

  1. In Finder, open the Go tab
  2. Holding the option key, click Library

Remove Office Preferences

  1. Double Click Preferences
  2. Highlight all files beginning with com.microsoft and the Microsoft folder (you may want to alphabetize the list)
  3. Right click on the selection and click Move to Trash

Remove Office License

  1. Still under Preferences, click ByHost
  2. Highlight all files beginning with com.microsoft (you may want to alphabetize the list)
  3. Right click on the selection and click Move to Trash

Remove Application Support

  1. Under Library, click Application Support
  2. Select Microsoft
  3. Right click on the selection and click Move to Trash

Remove Microsoft Applications from Dock

  1. Right click on the Microsoft Applications in the dock
  2. Select Options
  3. Select Remove from Dock

Remove Microsoft User Data

  1. Click Documents
  2. Select Microsoft User Data
  3. Right click on the selection and click Move to Trash

Empty Trash

  1. Right click the Trash icon
  2. Click Empty Trash

Connect to the Server

Connect to OC's software server to download the software package.

  1. From Finder, press Command-K on your keyboard to open the Connect to Server dialogue box.
  2. In the server address bar type:smb://software.oc.edu/dist/microsoft/office
  3. Click Connect

Authenticate

  • Make sure the Registered User circle is checked.
  • Enter your OC Username
  • Enter your OC password
  • Click Connect

Open the Office 2016 ISO

Double-Click "Office2016Mac.iso"

Double click Office2016Mac.ISO to open the installer.

Open the Installer Package

Double-Click the "Office Installer"

Double-Click the Microsoft Office 2016 Installer Package

Introduction

Click "Continue"

Click Continue

Agree to the Terms & Conditions

Agree to the Terms & Conditions
  1. Click Continue
  2. In the resulting window, click Agree

Installation

Click "Install"

Click Install

Enter the computer administrative information

Enter the computer administrative information
  1. Enter the username for your computer
  2. Enter the password for your computer
  3. Click Install Software

 

Wait for the installation to finish

This process could take several minutes.

Close the Installer

Click "Close"

Click Close

Run Serializer

Run Serializer
  • Return to the Office2016Mac.iso folder that you accessed to run the Office 2016 installer
  • Double-click on the serializer (Microsoft_Office_2016_VL_Serializer_2.0.pkg)

Serializer

Serializer

Click Continue

Install

Install

Click Install

Authenticate

  1. Enter your computer username
  2. Enter your computer password
  3. Click Install Software

Serialization Successful

Serialization Successful

Once the program is installed successfully, click Close

Restart

Please Restart your computer to complete the installation and serialization.

Success!

You have successfully installed Microsoft Office 2016 on Mac.

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