Failure of Microsoft® Office 2010 Set-up
What problems cause Microsoft Office 2010 setup failure and how to fix the issue?
Microsoft Office 2010 is one of the office suites. This is released from Microsoft and is the latest one. When compared to older versions, Microsoft Office suite would contain many new features. Microsoft Office 2010 is the successor to Microsoft Office 2008. This is available in different editions like Microsoft Office Home and Business, Home and student, Professional etc. Based on your requirement, you have to install particular version. Microsoft Office 2010 includes extended file format support, user interface updates and provides better user experience. With the introduction of Microsoft Office 2010, a 64-bit version of Microsoft Office is available, although not for Windows XP or Windows Server 2003. The Microsoft Office 2010 does not support Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. There are some issues with set-up of Microsoft Office 2010.
Following are the causes and tips to fix set-up failure in Microsoft Office 2010:
- Malware issues
- Not genuine setup files of Microsoft Office 2010
- Solving the 'Error 1706'
Malwares are now becoming threat to the modern PC world. These viruses have got the ability to corrupt the system files and the programs. These viruses would also corrupt the set-up file of Microsoft Office 2010 which is present in the system. As you start to run that file, you would find that set-up failure message. If you find that your system and the set-up file is infected with virus, run the antivirus software and delete all these malware. Then, download the set-up file and try to install that.
Not genuine setup files of Microsoft Office 2010
All the software might be available in its genuine version and not genuine version. If you have downloaded a copiedf or counterfeited version of set-up file of Microsoft Office 2010, the set-up does not work and would fail. This would happen if you download the set-up file from the pirated website. So, you need to make sure that the website that you are using to install the file is genuine. It is recommended to use the Microsoft website only. Then, there would not be such issues and you will be able to run the set-up file.
When you install Microsoft Office 2010, there would be error like "Error 1706. Setup cannot find the required files”. Main causes of this issue are network administrative issues or source location issue. To solve, insert the Microsoft Office disc in your CD-ROM drive. Then open run utility. In that, you have to type 'CD-ROM drive:Setup /a' and click OK. Then, give the hard drive location for the Office administrative installation in the 'Administrative Installation' box. After entering the product key, click Next. Then, complete the on-screen prompts in the "Use an Alternative Network Administrative Installation" section.
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