This document explains how to fix Microsoft Office Error code 30015-40 (-2147023834) if it is not working correctly or throwing an unexpected error while opening or starting 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 30015-40 (-2147023834) generally occurs while Opening Office, uninstalling office,  installing Office, launching Office, removing 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
30015-40 (-2147023834) Error Code Log
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   30 mins
Difficulty Very Hard
Log Name: Microsoft Office <version> 4.89
Source: Windows Update Error
Event ID: 1549
Task Category: (723)
Level: Memory Level
User: <Windows username>
  • Faulting application name: Microsoft Office <Application name>, version: 5.8.2600.19482, time stamp: 0×97488216
  • Faulting module name: Office log.dll, version: 9.0.7954.77317, time stamp: 0×61419515, time stamp: 0×99961835
  • Exception code: 0xe01f022e
  • Fault offset: 0xa01e118f
  • Faulting process ID: 0×011
  • Faulting application start time: 0x05bceg2c96771498
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\<appname>
  • Report ID: g3d26b63-9199-24d4-8922-9589edf1f199
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Symptoms of Error Code

  • You will get error while opening/starting Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook. The error message would be like “We are sorry, but [App Name] (word, excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc) has run into an error that is preventing it from working correctly. [App Name] will have to be closed as a result.  Would like to repair now? Error code – 30015-40 (-2147023834)”
  • Slow Overall System Performance
  • MS Office will stop.

Cause of 30015-40 (-2147023834) Error Code

  • Corrupt Office apps
  • Slow ISP Connection
  • Temp files location contains active threat

How to Resolve Error Code 30015-40 (-2147023834)

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 Delete Unwanted Files

1. Press Windows Key + R. Run Dialog Box will open up.
2. Enter the command Cleanmgr and Hit Enter key.

Step Fix 30015-40 (-2147023834)3. Drive Selection Box will open 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 Proxy Server Settings:

1. Hold Windows Key + R and Enter CMD
2. Press OK.
Office Resolve Error Proxy Check 3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and hold 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. 

Step 3 Remove Conflicting System Files

1. In Start Search box enter the “Cleanmgr” (without qoutes)
2. Click on Disk Cleanup.
Step Fix 30015-40 (-2147023834)3. Drive Selection Box will pop up. Select the Operating System drive and Press OK.
Select Drive for Diskcleanup4. Tick all the check boxes and Press OK.

Tick All Boxes and Press OK

In most cases error code 30015-40 (-2147023834) 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: 04/02/2016
Solution ID: 324645

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