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At Wharton: Install Office, Only the Applications You Want

First, Download the Deployment Tools

  • Go to: \\wharton.upenn.edu\wcit\technet\MS Products\Microsoft Office\Office 2019 for Windows
  • Download Office_Deployment_Tools_2019_-3_MLF_X22-09817.EXE and run it.
  • Extract it somewhere easy, like ~/Desktop/deployment

Download the XML Configuration File Below

  • Within the folder you extracted to, download configuration.xml from below, and edit the file.
  • In the example file, only Word, Excel, and Outlook will be installed.
  • Comment out the Office applications you want installed.

The Commands to Run

  • Open up cmd.exe as an Administrator, navigate to ~/Desktop/deployment, and run these commands to download and install.
setup /download configuration.xml
setup /configure configuration.xml

The /download will take a little while to run, as it is downloading the custom bundle from Microsoft. You can watch progress through your OS task manager. The /configure step will pop a window with a progress installation bar. Once that's finished, you should be all set with just the applications you selected!

<Configuration>
<Add OfficeClientEdition="64" Channel="Monthly">
<Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
<Language ID="en-us" />
<ExcludeApp ID="Access" />
<!-- <ExcludeApp ID="Excel" /> -->
<ExcludeApp ID="Groove" />
<ExcludeApp ID="InfoPath" />
<ExcludeApp ID="Lync" />
<ExcludeApp ID="OneDrive" />
<ExcludeApp ID="OneNote" />
<!-- <ExcludeApp ID="Outlook" /> -->
<ExcludeApp ID="PowerPoint" />
<ExcludeApp ID="Publisher" />
<ExcludeApp ID="SharePointDesigner" />
<ExcludeApp ID="Skype" />
<ExcludeApp ID="Skypeforbusiness" />
<ExcludeApp ID="Visio" />
<ExcludeApp ID="Teams" />
<!-- <ExcludeApp ID="Word" /> -->
</Product>
</Add>
<!-- <Updates Enabled="TRUE" Channel="Monthly" /> -->
<!-- <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" /> -->
<!-- <Property Name="AUTOACTIVATE" Value="0" /> -->
</Configuration>
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