Uninstall Microsoft® Office® Starter 2010
The Starter version of the Office 2010 is provided for the Original Equipment manufacturers for the purpose of preloading in the Windows PCs. It replaces the Microsoft Works that was available with previous versions of the Office application. The Starter version has diminished functionalities and is mainly used for viewing, creating and editing documents and as such it has only Microsoft Word 2010 and Microsoft Excel 2010 in the Office package. This program also supports advertisements which are displayed on the taskbar in the right pane. The Starter also has a Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer 2010 that allows users to view PowerPoint slides. If the Starter version of the Microsoft Office 2010 is pre-installed in your system, you can insert it into a USB drive, you can then execute it in any other computer with the USB drive plugged in.
- Lack of features
- Corrupted file
- Use the DVD
Lack of features
The main disadvantage of the Starter version of the Microsoft Office 2010 is that, it lacks a number of features that are available in the standard version of Microsoft Office 2010. The ribbon feature that allows quick access to the programs is not available with the Starter version. The Office 2010 has excellent document protection and permission features which protect the user’s documents. The Microsoft Office 2010 Starter does not have document permissions and protection. It also does not have full screen viewing of the documents.
Sometimes when you try to uninstall the Starter version of the Microsoft Office 2010, the application would not get uninstalled and you would get an error message saying that the file is corrupt. This may happen because of a change in the registry files associated with the Microsoft Office 2010. You can either manually remove the application or seek the help of a professional to remove the Microsoft Office 2010 Starter.
If you have the DVD of the Microsoft Office 2010 Starter, you can use it to uninstall the Starter version from your computer. This DVD becomes very handy when you have trouble using the uninstaller of the Microsoft Office 2010 Starter. You have to put the DVD in the drive and when the program is executed, you would get an option to 'Uninstall'. Click on it and the computer would remove all the programs associated with Microsoft Office 2010 Starter.
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