This blog is documented with all the Microsoft Office errors occurring while doing the installation, update procedures.
Basic Reasons for Microsoft office errors:
There are various reasons for a Microsoft Office error which are the missing windows updates, outdated versions of add-in programs, network related errors, previous programs, registry issues, corrupted files, temporary files etc.
Missing Windows updates impact of an office error
There are system requirements mentioned for installing any software program. These requirements are related to the graphics card, system space, and other hardware requirements. During this process, windows updates can get you the relevant drivers as optional updates.
Add-in programs & versions: The add-in programs used along with office should be updated to the latest versions as mentioned by the vendors. In such cases, there are chances of getting some Microsoft office errors.
Network related issues: Microsoft Office program can only be updated or installed when there is a network communication between the user system and Microsoft office server. It can be checked using command lines using the following command.
If the server name displays as “unknown”, that is the cause of Microsoft Office error.
Impact of Microsoft office previous versions
The Microsoft Office can be installed over an existing version if that is the same one whereas if you have a different version previously installed on your computers, we advise you to remove them and reinstall the current version.
Microsoft Office errors can also cause due to corrupted registry keys. Registry corruptions occur due to the installation of freeware untrusted programs and the spyware or malware infections, virus infections.
Corrupted files: Microsoft Office error can also cause due to the corrupted files on Windows operating system or program-related files.
These issues can be detected by performing an SFC scan on your computers. SFC SCAN is a system file checker scan procedure and can be done using the following steps
- Open command prompt as administrator
- Type “SFC /SCANNOW” on the command line and execute
This process takes a while depending on your system health and corrects most of the issues, if it fails, you need to consult a Microsoft Technician for support.
Temporary files: These temp files are auto-generated small files with extension temp and are stored automatically in various temporary folders set by your system. These can cause Microsoft Office errors. It is always better to optimize your computer and install Office program if you see any issues.