How to delete the MSOCache?

August 2016



The MSOCache is a file used to install MS Office. In fact it allows the installation of additional options without the Microsoft Office installation CD-ROM. It is possible to remove this file using the default Disk Cleanup tool provided with Windows:
  • Click on Start> All Programs> Accessories> System Tools> Disk Cleanup
  • Select the drive containing the MSOCACHE directory.
  • In the list of files to delete, select Office Setup Files
  • Confirm by clicking OK.

More information on http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=825933

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