This document explains how to fix Microsoft Office Error code 3008-26 if it is not working correctly or throwing an unexpected error while trying to install office updates. 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 3008-26 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
3008-26 Error Code Log
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   50 mins
Difficulty Critical
Log Name: Microsoft Office <version> 7.35
Source: Application Conflict
Event ID: 8151
Task Category: (199)
Level: Administrator
User: <Windows username>
Description:
  • Faulting application name: Microsoft Office <Application name>, version: 5.9.7896.70288, time stamp: 0×33864674
  • Faulting module name: Office update.dll, version: 7.6.5357.16924, time stamp: 0×74234025, time stamp: 0×67923542
  • Exception code: 0xd06d342e
  • Fault offset: 0xa02e287b
  • Faulting process ID: 0×209
  • Faulting application start time: 0x13dgdd3c97109675
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\<appname>
  • Report ID: e4d51e31-3681-38b3-6612-2843gbc5d965
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Symptoms of Error Code

  • You will get an Error Message while installing/updating Microsoft Office
  • High memory usage
  • Microsoft Office Application Will stop working.

Cause of 3008-26 Error Code

  • Corrupt Core Ms office files
  • DNS Conflict
  • System Level Conflict

Steps to resolve Error Code 3008-26

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 Disable Proxy:

1. Hold Win Key + R and Enter CMD
2. Hit Enter key
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. 

 

Step 3 Check for System Corruption

1. Press Win Key + R and Type “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. 

In most cases error code 3008-26 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: 22/01/2016
Solution ID: 505926

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