How to troubleshoot Microsoft Office 2010 setup errors?
If you have reached this page means that you are frustrated with your failed attempts to install the Microsoft Office 2010 productivity suite, which we all know is the best from Microsoft so far. If you are fed up of looking at the “Installation Failed” message flashing across your screen, you have handy tips here that will make sure you have gotten rid of the error once and for all and also have successfully set up the suite on your PC to start using it instantly.
We have compiled for you here a list of the common setup errors that users generally face. Along with that we are also mentioning easy fixes that you could yourself apply to start with.
If you haven’t yet faced an installation error, thank your stars. However, you can still read the article to know the practical details and help someone who is close to you.
Here is the list of common Microsoft Office 2010 installation errors:
- Error 1935: The commonest one, Error 1935 occurs when the Microsoft .Net framework gets damaged or lost or when it goes corrupt. A simple cause such as the presence of malware or adware could damage the framework and prevent you from successfully setting up the productivity suite. If this error has occurred on your Windows OS too, try fixing it by first repairing the damaged framework. To do it you will have visit the Control Panel and then the Uninstall a Program option and therein click the Repair option to complete the process. This issue has been discussed in detail in one of our articles. Read it for comprehensive information and facts.
- Error 2203: This error may crop up while you are installing the suite on the whole or when you are setting up a standalone Microsoft Office 2010 product on your Windows-based PC. Windows Vista and Windows 7 users particularly may face this error more commonly as compared to others. This is a permission error and occurs when the Microsoft Office Setup utility isn’t able to access the Windows default temporary folder may be due to some third-party restriction or due to insufficient permissions. To fix it, you will have to perform a ‘Clean Restart’ and try installing the program once again.
- Error 1706: This error typically occurs when you try to install a feature set to Installed on First Use. Some of the common reasons for this error include unavailability of the network administration installation you used to setup the program and if you selected the ‘Cancel’ option when prompted to insert the installation CD, among others. As a fix you can use an alternative network administration installation or create one on your hard disk. You could also try using a CD-ROM for the Microsoft Office source location.
- Error 1402: No Microsoft Office setup error is big or small and error 1402 is certainly not an exception. You may face this installation error when you may have activated the non-functional or non-working User Profiles feature, especially if you have a Windows 95 or Windows ME edition. Â To resolve this error, you can try to run the setup after turning off the User Profile. If that doesn’t work, try running the setup using a different profile or better still use the Registry Checker tool to clean up and backup the registry before you attempt installing the suite all over again.
- When the installation hangs at Step 4 of 4: This is perhaps the ugliest of them all as you are nearly through and yet something will hold you back. Many users attempting to install Microsoft Office 2010 on their PC find that the set up process has suddenly stopped at Step 4 and they are unable to neither proceed nor revert to the previous step to start again. To fix this issue, you can use the Microsoft Fix it utility that cleans up the system registry.
If you are an advanced PC user, you could try resolving it manually. To do so, uninstall the Microsoft Office 2010 Click-to-Run 2010 entry:
- Go to the Run box in Start and type appwiz.cpl
- In the displayed list, scroll to Microsoft Office 2010 Click-to-Run 2010 option and click on it
- Select the ‘Uninstall’ or ‘Remove’ option and wait for the process to complete
- Download the Microsoft Office 2010 program and initiate the setup process once again
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