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Steps to solve “unable to start an Office program” error:

If you encountered a problem during the installation of a Microsoft Office program or if you are unable to start an office program, the prossible reasons are mentioned below.


Best solutions to fix this office installation error:

Temporarily disable windows defender to Solve installation office

  1. Click windows start button, type in Windows Security
  2. .Open windows security window, Select Virus & threat in windows security window
  3. Select Manage settings, under the Virus & threat protection
  4. Switch Real-time protection to Off.

How to disable Antivirus software Temporarily

  1. Open Antivirus application (McAfee or Norton or AVG) installed on the computer.
  2. Select on settings and go to real time protection
  3. Select Turn Off real time protection
  4. Then, Navigate to Antivirus firewall and select Turn off Antivirus Firewall

SFC/SCAN to Solve installation office

  1. Log in to an administrator to the Windows Terminal


  1. Type in SFC /SCANNOW on command window
  2. Wait for the scan to finish.

You will get the following message on the command windows “Windows Resource Protection may indicate that the SFC program detected no integrity issues or found corrupt or broken files but could not repair some of them.

If SFC finds no error, you can now exit the Windows Terminal console.

If Windows states there is an error “Windows Resource Protection discovered corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them” after performing the SFC command, then enter the below command. temp files

How to perform windows update

1. Click Start and go to settings

2. Click Windows Update and security

3. Click check for update

4. Once the update completes, restart your computer.

How a proxy connection can be disabled?


  1. Firstly, open Internet Explorer and click on Tools->Internet Options
  2. Next, go to Connections and LAN Settings
  3. Finally, make sure the Proxy server is disabled

Similarly, second case would be with your Antivirus. There are proxy settings enabled under your settings of any security programs that you may be using. If you cannot find the procedure to stop it, you can ask our techs on chat support to guide you.

Existing Office installation repair procedure :

How to repair MS Office installation, follow these steps:

If this doesn’t fix the error, you may need to remove all Microsoft Office installation  files in the PC and registry keys from the system.

Then fresh install the MS office. You can use easy removal tool called Sara to remove all the office files from the computer, remove all Pervious Office Files and registry.

Steps to use Office Removal tool SARA, how download and delete the Office files

Reinstall the Application:

How to reinstall office

1.Open Office My Account by going and Login to Office account using your registered email ID and password.
2.Click to install Option under the Office product in your account.
3.Save the installer setup files if prompted and run it once download is completed.
4.Do not go offline or reboot the computer once installation is initiated.
5.Click on finish button once the program is installed complete

In Conclusion,

If you have problem in doing this method, we recommend you to chat with our experts. I am sure they will guide you and help resolve this Microsoft Office Installation issues. You can also visit website for more details and information.

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