Office won’t install

(Last Updated On: February 3, 2018)

 

Do you mean Office won’t install on your computer?

It is a general question anyone would ask if they ask for help. Definitely that’s not the complete information to understand the issue in detail. We should understand the issues more in detail.Let’s check the following queries to help you further.

Have you undergone the prerequisites before installing Office?

Prerequisites for installing Office program is just not the license or a subscription to use it. There will be some more requirements to decide whether an Office program works on your computer or not. Some of them are mentioned in the following link defined by Microsoft.

Have you removed all the old programs related to Office on your computer?

During some instances, users install the Office program just because it stopped working for them.But it is also equally important and a good step to remove the old program before installing a new one. Even if it is a new installation or an up gradation.

Is it required to remove old Office versions from your computer?

It is not really required to remove older versions but there is a stage where it may also help you to have only one program. it helps you to avoid program duplication and will help you to avoid the confusion. In general if you have multiple office programs, it keeps prompting you to make your program as default for the files which use it’s extensions.

Have you installed all the updates?

Windows updates are also helpful to install Office because, the latest security definitions and windows updates because it helps many programs to do a smoother installation.

Did you check your network?

Network checking is also very important because people generally say that they have a good internet and can browse and send emails and chat with us but they are still not able to install Office. It is because the network connections  play a key role to perform an Office installation on a secured network. The usual verification process is mentioned here.

What is a system file scan procedure?

System file scan is to verify the integrity violations and the health of your system files. It assists you to check if there are any system file corruptions which may stop the continuity of Office installation. It is because the Microsoft Programs will have it’s dependencies on all the other programs which are made by Microsoft . The Windows is a platform where you are going to install any thirdparty program. If there are any more incompatible program during the install of Office may also create issues.