How Do I Uninstall Office Web App Server?


Heather Bennett

Uninstalling Office Web App Server can be a straightforward process if you follow the right steps. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the necessary actions to remove the server from your system.

Step 1: Stop the Office Web App Server Service

The first step in uninstalling Office Web App Server is to stop the corresponding service. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Services console: Press Win + R, type services.msc, and hit Enter.
  2. Locate the Office Web Apps services: Scroll down and find services starting with “Office Web Apps”.
  3. Stop each service: Right-click on each service, select “Stop”, and wait for it to complete.

Step 2: Uninstall Office Web App Server

To proceed with uninstallation, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to Control Panel: Press Win + R, type “appwiz.cpl”, and press Enter. This will open the Programs and Features window.
  2. Select Office Web App Server: Scroll down or search for “Office Web App Server” in the installed programs list.
  3. Uninstall the program: Right-click on “Office Web App Server” and choose “Uninstall”.
  4. Follow the uninstall wizard: The uninstallation wizard will guide you through the process. Follow its instructions carefully.

Step 3: Remove leftover files

After uninstalling Office Web App Server, it’s essential to remove any remaining files or folders. Here’s how:

  1. Open File Explorer: Press Win + E.
  2. Navigate to the installation directory: Go to the folder where Office Web App Server was installed. The default location is usually “C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Web Apps”.
  3. Delete the installation folder: Right-click on the folder and select “Delete”.

Step 4: Restart your system

To complete the uninstallation process, it’s recommended to restart your system. This ensures that any remaining traces of Office Web App Server are removed from memory.


If you encounter any issues during the uninstallation process, refer to Microsoft’s official documentation or seek assistance from their support team.

Congratulations! You have successfully uninstalled Office Web App Server from your system.

Remember that removing this server will affect any applications or services relying on it. Make sure to consider this before proceeding with the uninstallation.

We hope this tutorial has been helpful in guiding you through the process of uninstalling Office Web App Server. If you have any questions or need further assistance, feel free to reach out!

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