Couldn’t Start Office Installation – Office Installation Error – Technical Support

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Microsoft live technical support chat provides quality and quick solutions for your installation errors. You will get our technical support by online chat, e-mail or phone. You might see “Couldn’t Start office installation” error while installing Microsoft office program in your computer. There are factors which affects the office installation set up from starting and executing the windows installer from running. That includes the security plugins, temporary pre-installed files and folders and windows installer error associated with operating system registry.

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The error might also occurs when an installation is stopped or broken in half way. The temporary installation setup and files of the first installation may get saved in the computer registry and it needed to be fixed to resolve the error “Couldn’t Start office installation” in Office installation.

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Following given are the most effective troubleshooting mechanism to fix the error associated with the starting of office installation.

Step 1

Clean boot :-

A clean boot is performed to start Windows by using a minimal set of drivers, and also startup programs. This helps to eliminate software conflicts that occur when you install a program or when you try to update or when you run a program in windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows Vista.

When you open your Windows with a normal startup operation, automatically it will start several applications and services, and then run in the background. These programs include basic system processes, antivirus software, system utility applications, and other software that has been previously installed. These applications and services can cause software conflicts. A clean boot will help in installing the Microsoft office with the minimal set of drivers and software to avoid conflicts. ( It is recommended to perform the step with the assistance of an expert technician ).

Follow the steps to perform Clean-boot :

  1. Open Run command box
  2. Type Ms config
    clean boot
  3. Click on selective startup
  4. Select services tabclean boot2
  5. Check hide all Microsoft services
  6. Click on Apply and OK
  7. Reboot the computer
  8. Try installing Office now

Step 2

Disable antivirus :-

The antivirus software of the computer is to be turned OFF in order to prevent the installation from the security plugins.

Follow the steps to disable the antivirus :

  1. Open antivirus console
  2. Select settings tabAntivirus Disable
  3. Click on real-time protection
  4. Turn Off real-time protection
  5. Try installing/activating Microsoft office.

Step 3

Complete removal and re-installation :-

A complete removal of the pre-installed office version may fix the registry backup of the installation broken previously. Once the program is completely removed it may also remove the registry errors and conflicts. It is advised to remove the previous installed files and folders to fix the issue associated with “Couldn’t Start office installation”.

Follow the steps to remove and reinstall previously installed Microsoft Office program :

  1. Open control panel
  2. Navigate to Program and features
  3. Check for Microsoft office pre-installedComplete removal and re-installation
  4. Right click and select uninstall
  5. Try installing office once uninstall is complete

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