How to repair an Microsoft Office Application

Microsoft office is one of the widely used applications that most of the users have in their systems across the globe. Several versions of Microsoft Office applications are available to the users that are congenial with windows operating system as well as with MAC operating system.  You can also access its consolidated features even on your mobile phone by simply downloading the software.

Like any other application, Microsoft Office first needs to be downloaded, installed and activated in order to use this fabulous suit of applications. Many users face certain errors in installing Office Setup and these errors occur due to various numbers of reasons. If an Office application such as Word or Excel isn’t working correctly, sometimes restarting your system will fix the problem. If that doesn’t work, you can try repairing it. When you’re done, you might need to restart your computer. Further, in this article, we will explain how to repair Office Application using your control panel.

  • Steps for repairing Office Application in Windows 10:
  1. Right click on the start button of your computer and then select “Apps and Features” from the popup menu.
  2. Select the Office Application you want to repair and then select “Modify”.
  3. Depending on the copy of the suit installed in your system, either Click-to-run or MSI-Based follow these steps accordingly:
  • If Click-to-run install type then follows these instructions: In How would you like to repair your Office Programs, select Online Repair to make sure everything gets fixed, and then select Repair. (The faster Quick Repair option is also available, but it only detects and then replaces corrupted files.)
  • If MSI-Based install type then follows these instructions: In Change your installation, select Repair and then click Continue.
  1. Follow on screen instructions to complete the repairing.
  • Steps for repairing Office Application in Windows 8 and 8.1:
  1. Right click on the start button and then select “Control Panel” from the popup menu.
  2. Select “Uninstall a program” under “Programs
  3. Right-click the Microsoft Office product you want to repair, and from the drop-down, select Change.
  4. Depending on the copy of the suit installed in your system, either Click-to-run or MSI-Based follow these steps accordingly:
  • If Click-to-run install type then follows these instructions: In How would you like to repair your Office Programs, select Online Repair to make sure everything gets fixed, and then select Repair. (The faster Quick Repair option is also available, but it only detects and then replaces corrupted files.)
  • If MSI-Based install type then follows these instructions: In Change your installation, select Repair and then click Continue.
  1. Follow on screen instructions to complete the repairing.
  • Steps for repairing Office Application in Windows 7 or Windows Vista:
  1. Right click on the start button and then select “Control Panel” from the popup menu.
  2. Select “Uninstall a program” under “Programs
  3. Right-click the Microsoft Office product you want to repair, and from the drop-down, select Change.
  4. Depending on the copy of the suit installed in your system, either Click-to-run or MSI-Based follow these steps accordingly:
  • If Click-to-run install type then follows these instructions: In How would you like to repair your Office Programs, select Online Repair to make sure everything gets fixed, and then select Repair. (The faster Quick Repair option is also available, but it only detects and then replaces corrupted files.)
  • If MSI-Based install type then follows these instructions: In Change your installation, select Repair and then click Continue.
  1. Follow on screen instructions to complete the repairing of Office Application.

If you are facing any difficulties or challenges in following the above mentioned steps for repairing any Office Application then just visit office.com/setup for further assistance and support.