Easy Fix ways to resolve the error with Microsoft Office Setup?

Easy-Fix ways to resolve the error with Microsoft Office Setup?

Upgrading devices to software, users often encounter many problems while installing software in it. One of the majorly used software, office setup is a necessity to install on your PCs to facilitate many uses. If you have switched to another device, say latest Windows 10 OS, or Mac OS but failed to install Office setup on it, you can fix it by executing a few troubleshooting steps. Below are the steps to troubleshoot Office setup error when you are updating Microsoft office.



  1. Click on the start button and type run in the search box or simply press Windows key + R altogether
  2. Either copy-paste or type % Programdata% in the field and click Ok
  3. On the appeared folder or folder, rename Microsoft Help folder to Microsoft Help.Old
  4. Restart your computer
  5. Reinstall Office setup offline by executing instructions that are being displayed on your screen

As the installation is done, attempt to run any random office tool and check whether it is working properly or not. In case not then follow the second method to fix the office 2016 setup error.


  • Go to Control Panel> Programs and features and uninstall Office setup
  • In case you are unable to uninstall office setup via control panel, you can search for tools online and by installing them, you will be enabled to uninstall office 2016 (or any office version you are using)
  • After installing the tool, attempt to uninstall office suite 2016 from your PC and once done, follow the next step
  • Reinstall Office setup 2016 on your computer but you need to install the setup in clean boot

If you do not know how to clean boot, find easy-to-execute steps to clean boot your device:

  1. Open Run and paste msconfig.exe in the field and continue by clicking on OK
  2. The System Configuration window will pop-up on the screen
  3. Click Selective startup option and unmark all the checkbox below it
  4. Select Apply and then Yes in the dialog box once prompted
  5. After your system reboot is completed, the is set in Clean boot mode

Now you can install Microsoft Office setup 2016 on your device. If you don’t have office setup on your device,

visit the link www.office.com/setup

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