This document explains how to fix Microsoft Office Error code 0x4004f00d if it is not working correctly or throwing an unexpected error while instllalling or reinstalling 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 0x4004f00d 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.

0x4004f00d Error Code Log
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   50 mins
Difficulty Very Hard
Log Name: Microsoft Office <version> 2.16
Source: Application Error
Event ID: 1355
Task Category: (652)
Level: Memory Level
Also known as fehler code 0x4004f00d, foutcode 0x4004f00d, fejlkode 0x4004f00d, code d’erreur 0x4004f00d, codice di errore 0x4004f00d, feil kode 0x4004f00d, cod de eroare 0x4004f00d, código de error 0x4004f00d, office error code 0x4004f00d during office installation
  • Faulting application name: Microsoft Office <Application name>, version: 7.5.1529.01121, time stamp: 0×65325502
  • Faulting module name: Office event.dll, version: 3.9.0822.83726, time stamp: 0×36199779, time stamp: 0×92452444
  • Exception code: 0xb04c337f
  • Fault offset: 0xb02b393f
  • Faulting process ID: 0×850
  • Faulting application start time: 0x06eged7f26687911
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\<appname>
  • Report ID: c7g75c97-2463-89a7-5361-9673geb3b521
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Symptoms of Error Code 

  • You will receive an Error Message while opening/installing Office. The error may look like “Something went wrong. Error code 0x4004f00d”.
  • System may stop responding time to time
  • Ms Office Application Will Stop.

Cause of 0x4004f00d Error Code

  • Corrupt System Files
  • Slow ISP Connection
  • System DLL files conflict

How to Resolve Error Code 0x4004f00d

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 Steps to do Disk cleanup:

1. Goto My Computer. Right click on OS drive and select Properties.
How to Resolve Setup can not find the required Setup controller file.  Either there was a network error, an error reading from the CD, DVD, or or other installation media, or a problem with the package you downloaded. 2. Click on Disk Cleanup option button.
Step Fix Setup can not find the required Setup controller file.  Either there was a network error, an error reading from the CD, DVD, or or other installation media, or a problem with the package you downloaded.3. Drive Selection Box will open up. Select your Operating System drive and Press OK.
Select Drive for Diskcleanup4. Tick all the check boxes and Click OK.

Tick All Boxes and Press OK

Step 2 Check for system corruption:

1. In Start Searchbox type “CMD” (without quotes)
2. Click on CMD
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 Temporarily Disable any installed 3rd Party Antivirus:
Sometimes Antivirus/Malware/Adware programs mark Microsoft office installer files as Spam and block it from installing. Please refer your vendor’s website for disabling it temporarily. Once the installation is done you can activate it again.


In most cases error code 0x4004f00d 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: 22/02/2016
Solution ID: 792092
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