Microsoft Office is taking too long to install


Windows users may find it strange to get completely stuck during Microsoft Office installation process. Are you finding a way to force the installation without further issues? Read on.

Download the Diagnostic

There are certain situations when missing entries in your registry and registry corruption causes this problem. Try running a registry scan to identify if there are any such issues.

  1. Click the button below to download and install the Diagnostic
  2. Perform a Registry scan and fix any problems detected.
  3. Restart your computer.

Estimated Download Time: 10 Seconds

Ensure Windows Installer Service is Running

It is possible that the Windows Installer service could not be started during the installation process. You might want to initiate the service and attempt the installation manually.

  1. Press Windows Key + R.
  2. Type Services.msc
  3. Press ENTER.
  4. It opens up a new dialog with loads of services.
  5. Right-click the Windows Installer service, choose Properties.
  6. Select Automatic option in the Startup Type drop-down
  7. Click Start to execute the service immediately.
  8. Click Apply, and then OK.

Register Windows Installer

Your Windows Installer components are not registered. It occurs due to a recently failed installation or an abruptly crashed computer. Unregister and reregister the Windows Installer components as outlined below:

  1. Press Windows Key + X.
  2. Select Command Prompt (Admin).
  3. Execute the following commands in given sequence:
    • exe /unregister
    • exe /regserver
    • exit
  4. Reboot your system.

Clean the Disc

Using a good-quality DVD cleaning kit, commercial disc-cleaning solution, or a cotton cloth, gently clean the surface of the installation DVD-ROM. It is highly recommended not to use any plastic or paper material for the purpose of cleaning as it can cause scratches. Wipe from the center to the outward direction.

Run Check Disk

Measure the health of your hard disk, especially the drive selected for installation. The installer may behave strangely due to bad sectors on the hard drive.

  1. Double click This PC icon on your Desktop.
  2. Right-click the drive you chose for installation.
  3. Select Properties.
  4. Click Tools.
  5. Click Check.
  6. Click Scan drive.