[Fixed] Error Code 30088-4 while Installing Office 365
Error Code 30088-4 of Microsoft Office commonly occurs because of an existing installation of MS Office pack in your computer system. Please note that this error is relevant to all the editions of Microsoft Office 2013, office 2016 and Microsoft Office 365. If you are getting an error code 30088-4 when opening Microsoft Office, you need to repair or reinstall Microsoft Office immediately. Error code 30088-4 is a notification that one of the vital files in your software suite has been compromised.
Office 365 Error Code 30088-4 Solution
This can occur in the below enlisted versions of the MS Operating System.
Windows Server Edition of the year 2012/2008
Windows 7 /8 /8.1/10/11
You can also check the event log for more information about office installation errors by selecting the event source VSTO 4.0 from windows applications logs. Here providing some example screenshots how to check log and office licencing event issues.
Indications for the Error Code 30088-4
It is noteworthy that the detection of the Error Code 30088-4 in the earlier stages of the installation process can help you save a lot of time and effort and there is no requirement of being a techno savvy to detect the early warning signs of this kind of error.
An error message will be displayed on your screen when you open office 365/2010/2013 program every time
The performance of your computer becomes slow and often hangs
How does this Office Error Code 30088-4 appear?
When it comes to the technical failures, then there can be a multiple number of factors contributing to the occurrence of this kind of installation error code 30088-4. They are given below
Slow speed of the Internet while installing Office program that may pause the background installation process abruptly
A previous Office installation that failed or corrupt
Domain Name System conflict issue (DNS)
The security settings of your computer, software or the firewall blocking the installation process
Proxy Settings that are active on your computer
The pre-existing versions of the Office Suite
Failed Repair/Change/Partial/Removal/Incomplete/Installation of Office Suite
How to fix Error Code 30088-4?
Turn-off the firewall settings and anti-virus
Remove the temp files
Perform the system file scanning
Repair/remove the installed office software
Update the pending software patches from Microsoft
Re-install the office package from MS account
1.Turn-off windows firewall
Firstly, it is advisable to TURN OFF all the security settings, including the windows Firewall and security software. Then, if you have an antivirus security software installed in your computer, then TURN OFF the same on a temporary basis.
2.Remove the temp files
Firstly, go to path C:\Windows\Temp
Secondly, select all files and click on delete
After that, type %temp% in start menu search bar
Finally, delete all files , you can skip files that are running in the background
3.Perform the sfc scan to fix the Error Code 30088-4
First, click on the Start button and type CMD
After that, right click and run as an ADMINISTRATOR
Finally, Type the command SFC /SCANNOW in the command window and press <ENTER>
It will take some time to finish the scanning process, if it shows any errors in the results you need to do proper action suitable to the error.
4.Repair/Remove Existing Office Software
If the error code 30088-4 still persists, please do Repair to the existing or half installed Office package on your computer. Then, proceed with the installation of Office 365 Suite or Office 2013.
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