Fix MS Office installation error in Windows 10 Easily

In this article, we are going to discuss how to solve various MS Office installation errors on your computer. If you are unable to install MS Office on your computer, follow these very simple tricks and tweaks to solve the issue quickly.


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Fix-1 Delete Office folder in Task Scheduler-

Deleting Office folder from Task Scheduler window may solve the issue at your end.

1. Click on the Search box beside Windows icon and type “Task Scheduler“.

2. Click on “Task Scheduler” from the elevated Search result to open Task Scheduler.

 

Task Scheduler Search New

 

3. In the Task Scheduler window, on the left side, click on “Microsoft” to expand it.

4. Now, right-click on “Office” and then click on “Delete” to delete it from your computer.

 

Delete Office

 

Close Task Scheduler window.

Reboot your computer to save the changes. After rebooting your computer try to install MS Office again.

 

Fix-2 Re-register the Windows Installer-

Re-registering a Windows installer may help you to solve this issue.

1. At first, write “cmd” in the search box.

2. What you need to do next is the right-click on the “Command Prompt” and click on the “Run as administrator“.

 

Cmd Search

 

Command Prompt with administrative rights will be opened.

3. In Command Prompt window, copy-paste this command two times and then hit Enter after each time to execute the command twice.

msiexec /unregister

 

Unregister Msiexec Two Times


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Close Command Prompt window.

4. Press Windows key+R to launch Run window.

5. To access the temp folder, type “%temp%” and then click on “OK”.

 

Temp Run

 

6. In the Temp folder, click on “Local” on the address bar to go that folder.

 

Lcoal Folder

 

7. Now, in the Local folder, right-click on the “Temp” folder and then click on “Properties“.

 

Temp Properties

 

8. In Temp Properties window, click on “Edit“.

 

Edit Temp Props

 

9. In Permissions for Temp window, click on “Add“.

 

Security Add

 

10. In Select Groups window, click on “Advanced“.

 

Advanced

 

11. In Select Users or Groups window, click on “Find Now“.

12. Now, in ‘Search results:‘ tab, select all of the groups and then click on “OK“.

 

Select All Of These

 

13. In Select Users or Groups window, click on “OK” to save the changes.

 

Ok Save

 

14. In Permissions for Temp window, click on “Apply” and then on “OK“.

 

Permissions Apply Ok

 

15. Finally, in  Temp Properties window, sequentially click on “Apply” and then on “OK” to save the changes.

 

Apply Ok Temp Props2

 

Now, close the File Explorer window.

Try to install MS Office again on your computer.

 

Fix-3 Delete program data of Office folder-

Deleting corrupted program data of the Office folder may solve your issue.

1. Press Windows key+R to launch Run window.

2. In the Run window, type this shortcut and then hit Enter.

%programdata%

 

Program Data Run

 

3. In the ProgramData folder, double click on the “Microsoft” folder.

 

Double Click Program Data

 

4. Now, scroll down and right-click on “Office” and then click on “Delete” to delete the folder from your computer.

 

Office Right Click

 

Close File Explorer window.

Reboot your computer and after rebooting, again try to install MS Office on your computer.

 

Fix-4 Delete AppData of Office folder-

Deleting the AppData of Office folder may work out for you.

1. Press Windows key+R to launch Run window.

2. In the Run window, type “%appdata%“. Then, press the ‘Enter‘ key from your keyboard.

 

Appdata Run

 

3. In the Roaming folder, double click on the “Microsoft” folder.

 

Double Click Roaming 2

 


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4. Then in Microsoft folder, scroll down to find “Office“.

5. Right-click on “Office” and then click on “Delete” to delete the folder from your computer.

 

Office Delete 2

 

Close File Explorer window on your computer.

Restart your system and after restarting your computer try to install MS Office on your computer.

 

Fix-5 Rename Microsoft Help-

Renaming the Microsoft Help folder will surely help you out.

1. To launch the Run window press Windows key+R.

2. In the Run window, type “%programdata%” and then hit Enter.

 

Program Data Run

 

3. Now, scroll down and right-click on “Microsoft Help” and then click on “Rename” to rename the folder.

 

Microsoft Help Rename

 

4. Name the folder as “Microsoft Help.old“.

 

Microsoft Old

 

After renaming the folder, close the File Explorer window.

Restart your computer.

You will be able to install the MS Office without any further issues.

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