This document explains how to fix Microsoft Office 365 install Error code 1715-18 if it is not working correctly or throwing an unexpected error. 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 1715-18 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
1715-18 Error Code Log
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   45 mins
Difficulty Critical
Log Name: Microsoft Office <version> 8.95
Source: Incompatible System Files
Event ID: 3186
Task Category: (667)
Level: Application Level
User: <Windows username>
Description:
  • Faulting application name: Microsoft Office <Application name>, version: 3.7.9225.82987, time stamp: 0×82924614
  • Faulting module name: Office error.dll, version: 7.9.6044.59958, time stamp: 0×21688084, time stamp: 0×55862776
  • Exception code: 0xc08a229a
  • Fault offset: 0xa08a491g
  • Faulting process ID: 0×511
  • Faulting application start time: 0x18fdge5e09746486
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\<appname>
  • Report ID: a7g27f98-9347-51e5-7375-9247cfc9e911
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Symptoms of Error Code

  • You will get an Error Message while opening/installing Microsoft Office
  • Low memory error
  • Ms Office Application Will Stop.

Cause of 1715-18 Error Code

  • Corrupt Office application files
  • DNS Conflict
  • Microsoft office internal Application Conflict

How to fix Error Code 1715-18

Disclaimer
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 Remove conflicts within Windows

1. In Start Search box type the Cleanmgr
2. Click on Disk Cleanup.
Step Fix 1715-183. Drive Selection Box will pop up. Select the System drive and Click OK.
Select Drive for Diskcleanup4. Select all the check boxes and click OK.

Tick All Boxes and Press OK

Step 2 Check for system corruption:
1. Hold Windows Key + R. Run Dialogue Box will open up.
2. Type CMD and Click OK.
open command prompt3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and press 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 “os” 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 3 Check Proxy Server Settings:
1. Press Win Key + R. Run Dialogue Box will open up.
2. Enter CMD and Press OK.
Office Resolve Error Proxy Check 3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and press ctrl+c and press ctrl+v in command prompt)

 netsh winhttp show proxy 

Check Proxy Setting

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

If you get the message “Direct Access (no proxy server)“, continue to the next step otherwise disable proxy from Network Settings.

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

In most cases error code 1715-18 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: 21/02/2016
Solution ID: 123170

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