The Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for Office 2010 released to Microsoft Download Centger assists with uninstalling the Office 2010 SP patches.
"Administrators and advanced users in organizations that have installed Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) can use the tool to return Office 2010 to its pre-SP1 state. The Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for Microsoft Office 2010 Client Applications is a command line tool which will assist with uninstalling client patches installed by Office 2010 service packs," Microsoft stated.
Important Note: This download is only available in English, however it will work with any language version of the service pack.
The Office 2010 SP Uninstall Tool provides the following capabilities:
- Uninstalls client updates only. It does not uninstall server updates.
- Uninstalls Office 2010 Service Pack updates only. It does not uninstall Office 2007 Service Pack updates. To uninstall the Office 2007 Service Pack, download the tool at The Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=144518).
- When Office 2010 SP1 is removed, the user's computer returns to its previous state.
For example, if you deploy the release version of Office 2010 plus security updates, hotfixes, and Office 2010 SP1, and then you uninstall Office 2010 SP1, the user's computer is returned to Office 2010 plus security updates and hotfixes.
OARPMan.exe supports the following commands:
OARPMan /remove<release> [/log <folder path>]
OARPMan /report [/log <folder path>]