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Error code 0x80004005 when installing Office


Getting a “Something went wrong” message when installing Office on your computer isn’t fun and trying to fix the problem can be frustrating. To help determine the steps you’ll need to take, check the bottom of the message for an error code.
If there’s a different error code, or, if the install error message is different, go to the Other Office install errorssection in this article.

Fix install error code  0x80004005

Error 0x80004005 can occur if your malware software or your firewall is interfering with the Office install. Proxy settings on your computer can also cause this problem.

Temporarily turn off the firewall


Turn off the firewall on your computer, install Office and turn the firewall back on.
On a Windows 8 or 8.1 PC, follow these steps to turn Windows Firewall off and on.
On a Windows 7 PC, follow these steps to turn Windows Firewall off and on.
If you’re using a firewall from another manufacturer, visit their website for information on how to temporarily disable the firewall.


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The necessary steps may be helpful in understanding how to install Office and Uninstall/repair Office programs.

Installation of an Office Program:-

1. Sign in to Office 365 with your Office user ID.

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2. At the top right of the page, click Settings > Office 365 Settings.

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3. Click Software.

4. On the Office page, select a Language, and then click Install.

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Repairing an Office program:-

Repair Office 365

Click Start > Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features.

Click the Office program you want to repair, and then click Change

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In Office 2013, click either Quick Repair or Online Repair

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Click on close and use Office Application

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If the issue is still not fixed, it can be a very critical problem with your computer affecting your personal data and the Windows Operating System. You will have to chat with our Experts or you can check with your local technician to get the problems fixed with very high priority.

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0x80004005

What is error code 0x80004005: Something went wrong – we couldn’t start your program. Please try starting it again.

this error code occurs due to second installation of program.

Solution for error code 0x80004005:

The basic troubleshooting to repair error code 0x80004005 is to repair the office program, if it fails we need to uninstall and re-install the program. The necessary steps may be helpful in understanding how to install Office and Uninstall/repair Office programs.

Windows 7

  1. Click Start > Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features.
  2. Click the Office program you want to repair, and then click Change.
  3. Do one of the following:

In Office 2010, click Repair > Continue.
In Office 2013, click Quick Repair.
You might need to restart your computer after the repair is complete.

Windows 8

  1. Press the Windows logo key + X to see a list of commands and options. (Basically a quick way to get to Programs and Features in Control Panel.)
  2. Click Programs and Features.
  3. Click the Office program you want to repair, and then click Change.
  4. Do one of the following:

In Office 2010, click Repair > Continue.
In Office 2013, click Quick Repair.
You might need to restart your computer after the repair is complete.

If the issue still persists you need to uninstall the office and re install.

 

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 Type in the product key and click on Setup It will ask you to log in to your Microsoft account. So that the new installation is associated with your Microsoft Account. Hence it is not required to keep the product key for the future use. It will be added to your Microsoft Account. Follow the below steps to complete the installation

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If the issue is still not fixed, it can be a very critical problem with your computer affecting your personal data and the Windows Operating System. You will have to chat with our Experts or you can check with your local technician to get the problems fixed with very high priority.

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