Error code 30068-4 when installing Office

In this blog article, we’ve listed solution for Microsoft Office error code 30068-4. Follow the solution step-by-step as mentioned to remove Office installation error.

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The earlier installation of the Office did not uninstall properly. You may see the Microsoft Office error code 30068-4. Usually, you may see errors when installing, updating, or uninstalling MS Office apps. The required Office logs file is missing from Windows installer packages. These files are necessary to make any changes in Microsoft Office apps such as installing or updating Office suite.

Sometimes Office apps didn’t install or update on your computer because of the Windows firewall, and Internet proxy settings changed.

There could be more possibilities for getting such as Office installation error code 30068-4 and Office update errors. Usually, these errors commonly cause in Microsoft 365, Office 2019, Office 2016, and Office 2013.

You may see such an Office error message on your computer screen.

Firstly, Something went wrong Error code 30068-4 Go online for additional help.

The Office is Busy. There is a problem starting the Office Installation.

We are sorry, but we are unable to start your program.

Sorry installation can’t continue because no compatible office products are detected.

We are sorry, but we can’t verify the signature of the files required to install your office product.

Internet connection is needed. Office error code 30068-4.

Background installation ran into a problem.

A common cause of Microsoft Office error code 30068-4

1- Firstly, Something went wrong Error code 30068-4 Go online for additional help.

When Office required logs package installer is missing or corrupts. You may see something went wrong and couldn’t stream Office error message as a result. You may see errors when installing, updating, or uninstalling MS Office apps. Repair Office apps will work and fix this error.

2- The Office is Busy. There is a problem starting the Office Installation.

When any third party software or another application access Office files in the background, you may see an error message the Office is busy. You may see errors when installing, updating, or uninstalling MS Office apps. Close all background running apps and then try to install or update.

3- We are sorry, but we are unable to start your program.

When you try to install Office or starting Office apps, you may see, we are sorry, but we are unable to start your program. The required action for such errors is repairing your Office apps.

4- Sorry installation can’t continue because no compatible office products are detected.

When you try to install Office, you may see, Sorry installation can’t continue because no compatible office products are detected. The Office installation files are not completely downloaded or corrupt installation files cause this error. Remove installation files and download or install with the new installer setup file.

5- We are sorry, but we can’t verify the signature of the files required to install your office product.

Windows installer packages service refuses to verify Office signature files. Such an error occurred because of Windows installer service can’t access Office services. MS Office registry subkeys are missing or corrupt. Fix registry errors and reconfigure Windows and Office installer services.

6- Internet connection is needed. Office error code 30068-4.

When you try to install or update Office apps, you may see an error, an Internet connection is needed. Office error code 30068-4. Such error causes because of unstable or slow internet connection. Contact your Internet Service Provider or check your router and modem. need to check all cables are properly connected.

7- Background installation ran into a problem.

When Office installs in the background and you try to install a new Office, you may see Background installation ran into a problem. Close all Office installation and then try to install Office product.

Methods to troubleshoot Office error code 30068-4

Missing or corrupt Office logs files and registry subkeys causes Office fails to install or update. We’ve listed a solution for MS Office error code 30068-4. Follow the solution step-by-step as mentioned to remove Office installation error.

1- Repair MS Office apps

Repair Office apps help to fix all problems with Office corrupt files and missing system files, need for Office update. Follow the step listed here.

  1. Click on the Windows search bar (lower-left corner) and type Apps and features and select open.
  2. Search your Microsoft Office product and click on modify.
  3. Select on YES when the popup screen asks for do you want to allow this app to make a change to your device?
  4. Choose Quick Repair and then select Repair. If Quick Repair doesn’t fix the error, then choose Online Repair and click on Repair.
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2- Uninstall and reinstall Office apps

  1. Click on the Windows search bar (lower-left corner) and type Apps and features and select open.
  2. Search your Microsoft Office product and click on Uninstall.
  3. Select on YES when the popup screen asks for do you want to allow this app to make a change to your device?
  4. Click on Close when uninstall is completed and reinstall Office.

3- Clean system disk space

  1. Click on the Windows search bar (lower-left corner) and type disk cleanup and select open.
  2. Choose the drive and click on the ok.
  3. Select the files box to get rid out of the system.
  4. Click on the delete.

4- Fix registry errors

  1. Right-click on the Start and Click on the Run from the menu list.
  2. In the Run dialogue box, type Regedit and select OK.
  3. Delete the following Office registry subkeys:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\ClickToRun
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\AppVISV
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Microsoft Office <Edition> - en-us
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office

5- Disable Windows firewall and antivirus services.

  1. Open your antivirus application,
  2. Access the setting on your antivirus apps,
  3. Turn off all protection and close the app.
  4. Open Windows defender firewall with advanced security on a local computer and select properties,
  5. Choose OFF in firewall state and click on apply then select OK.
  6. Close the Windows defender firewall with advanced security and try to install MS Office.
  7. If error code 30015 11 doesn’t fix yet, follow the next step.

6- Check for Windows update and fix, if needed.

  1. Click on the Windows search bar (lower-left corner) and type Windows update and select open.
  2. If there any pending Windows update, first update all of them.
  3. After installing updates, then try to install Office.
  4. If there any error with the Windows update, first try to fix them and then install Office.
Check for Windows update

7- Fix system missing files with the System file checker tool.

  1. Click on the Windows search bar (lower-left corner) and type Command Prompt and select open as admin.
  2. Type sfc /scannow and hit the enter.
  3. Follow the remaining screen If prompted to do something.
system file checker tool

8- Check if service is disable

  1. Click on the Windows search bar (lower-left corner) and type services, and select open.
  2. Search the Office Source engine and start it if disabled.
  3. Search the Windows installer and start it if disabled.

9- Uninstall (Manually Uninstall Office) and reinstall Office 

Uninstall Office manually removes Office from computers if the Office fails to uninstall from Control Panel. If you don’t know how to uninstall Office manually, read this article. After uninstalling Office, then reinstall Office is necessary to use MS Office on your computer.

Follow the step to install an Office suite on your computer listed here.

  1.  Access your Microsoft account for your subscription or non-subscription Office product.
  2. Choose Install.
  3. Click on Run or the equivalent, depending on the browser you’re using.
  4. When you see You’re all set then, click All done.
Office is installed now

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