Microsoft Office 365
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Author: Roland Verheijden
Date: August 11, 2022

Repackaging tips and silent install information for Microsoft Office 365. This App Tip provides comprehensive details for conducting a silent installation of Office. It includes additional insights, such as user environment specifics, extra installation parameters, and repackaging tips.


Microsoft 365 is a product family of productivity software, collaboration, and cloud-based services owned by Microsoft. It encompasses online services such as, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, programs formerly marketed under the name Microsoft Office (including applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook on Microsoft Windows, macOS, mobile devices, and on the web), enterprise products and services associated with these products such as Exchange Server, SharePoint, and Yammer. It also covers subscription plans encompassing these products, including those that include subscription-based licenses to desktop and mobile software and hosted email and intranet services.

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Installation Commands

Silent Install Command

setup.exe /configure Office365.xml

Silent Uninstall Command

setup.exe /configure O365_Uninstall.xml

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Repackaging Tips

Configure Office365.XML
  1. Download the Office 365 Deployment Tool: -
  2. Download the officedeploymenttool_x-y.exe to a folder created at (C:/Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:/Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command to extract the ODT files: - officedeploymenttool_x-y.exe /extract:C:/Downloads/Office365
  6. Press Enter
  7. Select the checkbox to accept the Microsoft Software License Terms
  8. Click Continue
  9. Navigate to C:/Downloads/Office365
  10. Delete the 3 existing .xml files as we will be creating our own - configuration-Office365-x64.xml - configuration-Office365-x86.xml - configuration-Office2019Enterprise.xml
  11. Navigate to to Configure XML File
  12. Select the Architecture you want to deploy - 32-bit or - 64-bit
  13. Select Products and Apps you want to deploy - Office Suites - Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise or - Microsoft 365 App for Business - Visio - None or - Visio Online Plan 2 - Project - None or - Project Online Desktop Client - Additional Products - None - Language Pack - Office 365 Access Runtime - Update Channel - Current Channel - Current Channel (Preview) - Monthly Enterprise Channel - Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel - Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel (Preview) - Select Version - Latest - 20XX - 20XX - Turn Apps On or Off to include or exclude them from being deployed - Access - Excel - OneDrive (Groove) - Skype for Business - OneDrive Desktop - OneNote - Outlook - PowerPoint - Publisher - Teams - Word - Features - Enable or Disable background service for Microsoft Search in Bing
  14. Click Next - Select Primary Language - Match Operating System - Arabic (Saudi Arabia) - Bulgarian (Bulgaria) - Chinese (Simplified, China) - Chinese (Traditional, Taiwan) - Croatian (Croatia) - Czech (Czech Republic) - Danish (Denmark) - Dutch (Netherlands) - English (United States) - Estonian (Estonia) - Finnish (Finland) - French (France) - German (Germany) - Greek (Greece) - Hebrew (Israel) - Hindi (India) - Hungarian (Hungary) - Indonesian (Indonesia) - Italian (Italy) - Japanese (Japan) - Kazakh (Kazakhstan) - Korean (Korea) - Latvian (Latvia) - Lithuanian (Lithuania) - Malay (Malaysia) - Norwegian Bokmal (Norway) - Polish (Poland) - Portuguese (Brazil) - Portuguese (Portugal) - Romanian (Romania) - Russian (Russia) - Serbian (Latin, Serbia) - Slovak (Slovakia) - Slovenian (Slovenia) - Spanish (Spain, International Sort) - Swedish (Sweden) - Thai (Thailand) - Turkish (Turkey) - Ukrainian (Ukraine) - Vietnamese (Vietnam) - Select Additional Languages (If Any) - Select Additional Proofing Tools (If Any)
  15. Click Next - Installation Options - Office Content Delivery Network (CDN) - Local Source - Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager - Show Installation to User (Off) - Shut down running applications (On)
  16. Click Next - Update and Upgrade Options - Automatically check for updates (On|Off) - Uninstall any MSI versions of Office, including Visio and Project (On|Off) - Uninstall Visio (On|Off) - Uninstall Project (On|Off) - Uninstall SharePoint Designer (On|Off) - Uninstall InfoPath (On|Off) - For uninstalled MSI versions of Office, install the same languages (On|Off) - Automatically upgrade to the selected architecture (On|Off)
  17. Click Next - Licensing and Activation - Automatically accept the EULA (On) - Product Key - KMS Client Key - Multiple Activation Key (MAK) - Product Activation - User Based - Shared Computer - Device Based - General Info - Provide your organization name to set the Company property on Office documents - Provide a description for this configuration for documentation purposes
  18. Click Next - Application Preferences (Examples) - Disable First Run Movie (True) - Disable Office First Run on Application Boot (True) - Disable Opt-in Wizard on First Run (True) - Enable Customer Experience Improvement Program (False) - Automatically Receive Small Updates to Improve Reliability (False) - Send Office Feedback (False) - Turn on Telemetry Data Collection (False)
  19. Click Finish
  20. Click Export Button - Select Default File Format Option - Keep Current Option - Office Open XML Formats - OpenDocument Formats
  21. Click OK
  22. Accept the terms in the license agreement on the Export Configuration to XML screen
  23. Set the File Name to Office365
  24. Click Export
Configure O365_Uninstall.XML
  1. Open Notepad or your favorite text editor
  2. Add the following lines: <Configuration> <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" /> <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" /> <Remove> <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail"> </Product> <Product ID="O365BusinessRetail"> </Product> <Product ID="VisioProRetail"> </Product> <Product ID="ProjectProRetail"> </Product> <Product ID="AccessRuntimeRetail"> </Product> </Remove> </Configuration>
  3. Save the file to C:/Downloads/Office365 and name it: O365_Uninstall.xml



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