Nothing is perfect in this world so is Microsoft office 365. people sometime might face problems while working with Microsoft office most of the time issues happen because of human errors but sometimes software might be the reason for the error. If you are facing some kind of error while working with your Microsoft office or during its Office setup then this might be the best place for you, below we describe some of the ways tofix Microsoft office encountered an error during setup.
1. Use Task Scheduler
a. Click on the Cortana search bar in your Windows 10 Taskbar, type in Task Scheduler, and select the top result.
b. Click on the Task Scheduler library button to activate the drop-down menu.
c. Right-click on the Microsoft folder, and select Delete.
d. Re-try installing Microsoft Office.
2. Troubleshoot using Windows Store
a. Press Windows key X, and choose Settings.
b. Choose Update Security from the menu.
c. Select Troubleshooting, and then scroll down to the Windows Store Apps, and click on it to run the troubleshooter.
d. Restart your PC and retry installing Microsoft Office.
3. Temporarily deactivate antivirus software on your PC
a. Locate your antivirus icon in the Taskbar.
b. Right-click it and choose the option to disable the antivirus.
c. After doing that, try to install Microsoft Office again.
4. Rename the Microsoft Help folder
a. Press Windows Key R keys on your keyboard, and type in %programdata% then press Enter.
b. In the folder that opens, search for the folder Microsoft Help, and rename it to Microsoft Help.old.
c. Restart your PC.
5. Remove all traces of Microsoft Office from your PC, and re-install it cleanly
a. Download the official Microsoft tool for removing Office.
b. Follow the on-screen instructions and complete the removal process.
c. In order to remove all traces of MS Office from your PC, you will need to press Win R keys, type Regedit and then press Enter.
d. Inside the Registry Editor, navigate to the following key and delete it if it exists: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionScheduleTaskCacheTreeMicrosoftOffice
Retry installing Microsoft Office like you normally would.
In this article, we explored some quick methods you want to try out if you get the annoying Office encountered an error during the office setup process error. Be sure to try all of our solutions and let us know which solution worked for you.