How to Reinstall Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint

By Greg Lindberg

Microsoft Office is software suite with a variety of programs. Three of the most commonly used programs are Word, PowerPoint and Excel. These programs allow users to create documents, spreadsheets and slideshow presentations. If you experience any problems or technical issues with these programs you may consider reinstallation. You can easily reinstall the specific Office components using the Add or Remove Programs feature on your computer.

Things You'll Need

  • Microsoft Office

Step 1

Click on the “Start” button from the desktop on your computer. Click on the “Control Panel” option.

Step 2

Double-click on the “Add or Remove Programs” option. Click on the “Microsoft Office 2003” option. Click on the “Change” option and the Microsoft Office Setup dialog box will appear.

Step 3

Click on the “Reinstall or Repair” option for Office 2003 or the click on the “Add or Remove Features” option for Office 2007. Click on the “Next” option.

Step 4

Select the individual Office programs that you want to reinstall from the programs list for Office 2007 or click on the “Reinstall Office” option for Office 2003. Click on the “Install” button.

Step 5

Allow time for the installation process to complete and Word, Excel and PowerPoint will be reinstalled on your computer.