This document explains how to fix Microsoft Office Error code 183-4 if it is not working correctly or throwing an unexpected error while installing/repairing office. 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 183-4 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
183-4 Error Code Log
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   40 mins
Difficulty Critical
Log Name: Microsoft Office <version> 7.93
Source: Application Error
Event ID: 8730
Task Category: (379)
Level: Memory Level
User: <Windows username>
  • Faulting application name: Microsoft Office <Application name>, version: 5.3.0613.65412, time stamp: 0×61358697
  • Faulting module name: Office log.dll, version: 4.6.3748.61919, time stamp: 0×71801999, time stamp: 0×25979957
  • Exception code: 0xd08b661f
  • Fault offset: 0xb06a348g
  • Faulting process ID: 0×148
  • Faulting application start time: 0x17gedd0a57998906
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\<appname>
  • Report ID: d4e29a45-7166-68f2-5278-1732cbg5f142
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Symptoms of Error Code

  • You will receive an Error Message while installing/updating Microsoft Office. The error may look like “Something Went Wrong – Error Code 183-4″
  • Slow I/O Speed
  • Microsoft Office stops responding.

Cause of 183-4 Error Code

  • Corrupt System Files
  • DNS Conflict
  • Microsoft office internal Application Conflict

Steps to resolve Error Code 183-4

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 How to perform Disk cleanup

1. In Start Search box type the “Cleanmgr” (without qoutes)
2. Select Disk Cleanup.
Step Fix 183-43. Drive Selection Box will pop up. Select the Operating System drive and Click OK.
Select Drive for Diskcleanup4. Tick all the check boxes and Press OK.

Tick All Boxes and Press OK

Step 2 Check Internet Settings :

1. Press Windows Key + R. Run Dialogue Box will open up.
2. Enter inetcpl.cpl and Click OK.

Open Internet Explorer3. Goto Tools 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.


In most cases error code 183-4 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: 07/02/2016
Solution ID: 265615


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