Uninstalling Microsoft® Office 2000
Do you know about different applications of Microsoft® Office 2000 and how you can uninstall them from your computer system?
Microsoft® Office is a compilation of desktop applications, services, which were designed by Microsoft® in 1989. Since then, the company has designed and released several upgraded versions of Microsoft® Office with the latest in line being Microsoft® Office 2010. Though, there have been several more advanced versions, yet Microsoft® Office 2000 still has a lot of users. The program attracts many users due to its simple and uncomplicated features. When released, Microsoft® Office 2000 introduced adaptive menus, which gave the users the option of hiding little-used icons. Along with that, a new security feature was also introduced which made use of digital signatures to tackle the threat of macro viruses.
Things to know when dealing with Microsoft® Office 2000 in a Windows® XP platform:
- About Microsoft® Office 2000
- Minimum system requirements
- How to uninstall Microsoft® Office 2000?
About Microsoft® Office 2000
Though there have been many new versions of Microsoft® Office released by Microsoft®, Microsoft® Office 2000 can run on all the modern computer systems. The program comes with several different editions to accommodate home-based users as well as professional users. The standard version incorporates Microsoft® Excel® 2000, Microsoft® Outlook® 2000, and Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2000. The premium version not only includes all these software but in addition to that, also has Microsoft® Publisher 2000, Microsoft® Access® 2000, Microsoft® FrontPage 2000, and Microsoft® PhotoDraw 2000.
Minimum system requirements
The program requires an Intel® Pentium® Processor 75 MHz or higher to run all the software, except for Microsoft® PhotoDraw 2000, which requires an Intel® Pentium® Processor 166-MHZ and a RAM of 128MB. The disk space varies according to the different editions. For the Standard Edition, you will need 189MB of free hard drive space; for Small Business Edition, 360MB; the Professional Edition needs 391MB; and the Premium Edition works on 526MB. A CD-ROM drive is also required, apart from the basic hardware components like, keyboard, mouse, etc.
The procedure of uninstalling Microsoft® Office 2000 is very easy, with no use of the installation disc. To begin the procedure, you should first access your computer’s ‘Control Panel’ after clicking on the ‘Start’ menu. Then, go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’. From there, select the ‘Uninstall a Program’, which will give you a list of all the programs and applications available on your computer. The list will also have the Microsoft® 2000 icon, click ‘Uninstall, and then, click ‘OK’. The removal process will then begin. Do not forget to restart your system after the program is uninstalled.