Microsoft Office now becomes the essential requirement of every computer user. As this software, have all the applications which are necessary in today’s world. All the applications of this software perform different functions like formatting, editing, creating text document and making professional presentation etc. You can install this software through www.office.com/setup. This software is very easy to use but some user’s faces problem or issues like error code 0088-4. This error occurs due to system files corruption or previous installation files not removed properly. In this blog, we will tell you how to fix this error 0088-4 properly.
Resolve Microsoft Office Error Code 0088-4:
1. Repair your Office app: For this, first you have to go to Start and then open Control Panel. Then you have to click on Programs and select Programs and Features. After this, you have to click on the Office product which you want to repair. Then, you have to click on Change option. Now, you have to select Quick Repair and click on Repair.
2. Steps to remove Office: To remove Office, first you have to go to start and then open Control Panel option. Then just click on Programs and then you have to select Programs and Features. Now, you have to select Office Suite and then you have to click on Remove option. If this does not work then you have to manually uninstall the Office Suite.
3. Steps to remove Office manually:
Step 1: Remove the Windows Installer packages
First you have to find the Office 16 installation folder, and then you have to locate C:\Program Files\. Then just right-click the Microsoft Office 16folder. After this just select Delete.
Step 2: Remove the Office scheduled tasks
For this you have to open a Command Prompt window as an administrator. Then, type the following commands and then you have to press Enter key after each one:
schtasks.exe /delete /tn “\Microsoft\Office\Office Automatic Updates”
schtasks.exe /delete /tn “\Microsoft\Office\Office Subscription Maintenance”
schtasks.exe /delete /tn “\Microsoft\Office\Office ClickToRun Service Monitor”
Step 3: Use Task Manager to end the tasks – For this, you have to open Task Manager. Then you have to click on the Process tab. If the processes are running, then you have to right-click each one. After this, click on End task after you choose each process.
Step 4: Delete the Office files – First, just hit on Windows logo key + R to open the Run dialog box. Then in the dialogue box, just type %ProgramFiles%, and then you have to click OK button. Now, just delete the “Microsoft Office 16” folder. And delete the “Microsoft Office” folder. At this point, open the Run dialog box, and type %ProgramFiles(x86)%, and then you have to click OK. At the end, remove the “Microsoft Office” folder.
Step 5: Delete the Office registry sub keys – For this, just Open Registry Editor and delete the following registry sub keys:
At the end, just delete the Office key.
Step 6: Delete the Start menu shortcuts – For this, you have to open a Command Prompt window as an administrator. Then you have to type this command
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs, and then just press the Enter key. And delete the “Microsoft Office 2016 Tools” folder.
4. Download and install Office: First you have to Sign in to your My Account page by using the link https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=613327then you have to choose Install option. After this you have to click on Run option. At the end, click on All Done option.