This document explains how to fix Microsoft Office Error code 10106-4 if it is not working correctly or throwing an unexpected error during office installation. This solutions applies for Office Home, Office Personal, Office University, Office Academy, Office for business, Office Professional, Office Professional Plus, Office 365, Office 2013, and Office 2016. The error code 10106-4 generally occurs while installing Office, Upgrading office, Opening Office, launching Office, removing/uninstalling Microsoft office or while applying windows updates. This error applies to all Microsoft office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Project, Publisher, Visio, Infopath) and the error generally occurs in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and other Microsoft Windows Editions.

Error InformationError Descripton
10106-4 Error Code Log
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   45 mins
Difficulty Very Hard
Log Name: Microsoft Office <version> 9.87
Source: Incompatible System Files
Event ID: 3860
Task Category: (678)
Level: Memory Level
User: <Windows username>
  • Faulting application name: Microsoft Office <Application name>, version: 2.6.1722.48998, time stamp: 0×16300969
  • Faulting module name: Office log.dll, version: 4.7.2272.07380, time stamp: 0×34032566, time stamp: 0×29314965
  • Exception code: 0xc01a211b
  • Fault offset: 0xa01g076e
  • Faulting process ID: 0×277
  • Faulting application start time: 0x17fede1f45662981
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\<appname>
  • Report ID: e4d13b76-2981-53d8-3929-3929feg6c942
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Symptoms of Error Code

  • You will get an error messagge while installing Microsoft Office. The error may look like “Something went wrong. Sorry, we ran into a problem.Error code 10106-4
  • Slows down overall system speed
  • Microsoft Office Application Will Stop.

Cause of 10106-4 Error Code

  • Corrupt Core office files
  • Internet connectivity issue
  • System Level Conflict

Steps to resolve Error Code 10106-4

The steps given below should be followed under strict supervision of a Computer Expert. We are not responsible if anything goes wrong with your PC following the steps. All the steps given above are indicative and should resolve the problem in most cases.  You can contact our 24×7 technical support for guaranteed resolution of the issue.
Step 1 Check for corrupt system files:

1. Press Windows Key + R and Enter “CMD” (without quotes)
2. Click OK.
open command prompt3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and hold Ctrl+C and press Ctrl+V in command prompt)

 sfc /scannow 

sfc scannow
The system will take some time to check. Let it run for a while. If it finds any issues in “operating system” integrity it will automatically fix it.

Note: You will need Administrator Access to Run the above command. Simply Right Click on CMD button and select “Run as Administrator

 You can contact our 24×7 customer support for any help during the whole process. 

Step 2 Check Internet explorer Settings :

1. In Start Search box type “iexplore” (without quotes)
2. Click on “Internet Explorer”.
Open Internet Explorer3. Press Alt+T and Select Internet Options
Select Internet Options From tools menu4. Select Security Tab and Click on “Reset all zones to default level” if the button is active.
Reset Internet Settings
5. Press OK.

Step 3 Check Windows Firewall :
1. Hold Win Key + R and Enter Firewall.cpl
2. Click OK.

3. Click on “Turn Windows Firewall On or Off
Turn Windows Firewall on or off4. In Private network Setting, select “Turn off Windows firewall (not recommended)
5. Do the same for Public Network Setting.
Disable Windows Firewall6. Press OK.
Note: After the issue is resolved you must turn the Windows Firewall on.

In most cases error code 10106-4 should be resolved by following above steps. If however the issue still persists it means there is some critical issue with your system which needs to be fixed manually and is recommended to be done by an experienced Computer Technician.

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Last Updated: 18/01/2016
Solution ID: 457457

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