October 22, 2020

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How To Disable/Uninstall Click-to-Run in Microsoft Office?

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Click-to-Run is a feature of Microsoft’s Office product suite that works to make it easier to start and work. Microsoft Office Click to Run works to decrease the time which is needed to install the office. However, there are many users that complain about this Click-to-Run in Microsoft Office because it tends to use loads of resources that can slow down your system. Users don’t know how to disable click-to-run, so in this article, we will give thorough information to uninstall or disable the Click to Run in Microsoft Office.

Uninstall Click-to-Run in Microsoft Office

Disable/Uninstall Click-to-Run in Microsoft Office

What Is Microsoft Office Click to Run?

Click-to-Run feature of the Microsoft Office works to create ease in install and launch of MS Office. This feature will decrease the time needed for installing the products. You can use the office product while the download and install process is happening through the Click-to-Run feature.

In case you try to use any feature which is not downloaded yet then Click-to-Run feature will download that feature immediately for the use.

How To Disable/Uninstall Click-to-Run in Microsoft Office?

1. You Can Disable Click-to-Run Through Services

  • First, press Windows and R key on your keyboard for opening the Run Utility dialogue box and type services.msc in it then click OK.Run Windows
  • Now right-click on the Microsoft Office Click To Run Service then select Properties.Windows Services Microsoft office Click to Run
  • After that, go to the General tab and Startup type then select Disable.
  • At last, click on the OK button and restart the system for making changes.

2. Repair Office Click-to-Run

  • First, press Windows and R key on your keyboard for opening the Run Utility dialogue box and type “Control” in it then click OK.RUN Utility
  • It will open the Control Panel, so you need to select Large icons in the view mode because it will ungroup the settings.Windows Control Panel
  • Now click on the Programs and Features and select the Office suite from the list then click on the Remove/Change button.Windows Control Panel Programs and Features Microsoft office Click to Run
  • At last, select the settings according to you and click on the repair to make changes.

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3. You Can Download The Office Version With No Click-to-Run

  • You have to visit the official website where you have purchased your Office then sign in into it.
  • Now click on My account for accessing the Office download then click on the download for the suite.
  • After that click on the Advanced option below download now, so select the office which does not have Click-to-Run feature.

4. Uninstall Office Click-to-Run From Control Panel

  • First, press Windows and R key on your keyboard for opening the Run Utility dialogue box and type “control” in it then click OK.
  • It will open the Control Panel, so you need to select Large icons in the view mode because it will ungroup the settings.
  • Now click on the Programs and Features and select the Office suite from the list then click on the Remove/Change button.
  • At last, select the Uninstall option for uninstalling Click-to-Run and restart your device for making changes.

5. Disable Office Click-to-Run Process By Task Manager

  • First, you need to open the task manager so press Ctrl, Alt and Delete Keys or you can right-click on the taskbar then select Task Manager from the list. Apart from it you can use Windows and R keys then type “taskmgr” and click on the OK button to open Task Manager.Windows 10 Sign Out
  • Now find the Click-to-Run process in the list then right-click on it and choose the option of “Disable”.
  • At last, close your Task Manager then restart your device to make changes in your system successfully.

Conclusion

In this article, we have offered complete information on how to disable/uninstall Click-to-Run in Microsoft Office. So as we have previously discussed, the Microsoft Click to Run Feature works to create ease in install and launch of Office. This feature will decrease the time needed for installing the products. You can use the office product while the download and install process is happening through the Click-to-Run feature. We hope that you understood the process, but you can ask any question if you have queries.

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