Office 365 error code 30029-1011 (0): Fix problem when installing Office

Error code 30029-1011 (0) occur when you’ve trouble with installing Office 365. Here, you see a list of troubleshooting steps to fix the problem with MS Office 365. Follow the solution listed here will surely help you with resolving errors on your computer.

Office 365 error code 30029-1011 (0)

What is error code 30029-1011 (0) in Office 365?

Office 365 is also known as Microsoft 365. Microsoft LLC design Office 365 for school, home, and business work purposes. This will ease your work and time. But there is one drawback with this app. You see problems with installing, updating, uninstalling, and upgrading Office 365. Usually, Office 365 fail to install due to an internet connection error. Office 365 error code 30029-1011 (0) is an error message that may appear on your computer screen when Office couldn’t install.

Causes of Office 365 error code 30029-1011 (0)

There’s a number of factors that causes install error in Office 365. Usually, problems with the internet connection on your windows computer cause such an Office install error. But, in most the cases, Windows Firewall rule and Internet Proxy settings also cause error messages when Office 365 installing. Here, we’ve listed some main factor that causes error 30029-1011 (0).

  • Windows Firewall block Office files that are required to installing Office suite on your computer.
  • Internet proxy settings changed. As a result, the Microsoft server couldn’t reach your windows installer service to download and install Office.
  • Sometimes, third-party application services cause Office errors.
  • Windows system services and installer ran into a problem when install or upgrade Office.
  • Corrupt system files or installers also cause Office errors.

How to fix Office 365 error code 30029-1011 (0)?

Error code 30029-1011 (0) mainly occur due to problems with the internet connection on your device. Usually, restarting your computer automatically fix problems when Office install. If restarting didn’t resolve the error 30029-1011 (0), then follow the methods listed down.

You can’t install or upgrade newer Office on your computer before removing the last copies of Office installed earlier. This could also be one of the reasons that caused error code 30029-1011 (0). To fix the Office error when installing, you should uninstall and delete all earlier copies of the Office app from your system. Once you successfully deleted an earlier version of the Office app, then reinstall Office with a fresh installation.

Here, you see the step to remove MS Office from Windows and reinstall back. Follow all the steps in the given order to remove error code 30029-1011 (0) from Microsoft Office.

Steps to fix “Office 365 error code 30029-1011 (0)”

Office 365 error code 30029-1011 (0)

1- Uninstall & Remove Office files from your PC completely

You can see an error message when trying to install the Office app. Usually, you cannot remove Office files from your PC by uninstalling them from Control Panel. Sometimes you need to remove previous copies of Office files manually before installing new MS Office software.
Follow the below steps to remove previous copies of Office.

Step 1- Uninstall Microsoft Office from Control Panel.

  1. Press Windows key and type Control Panel.
  2. Open Control Panel.
  3. Click Programs and Features.
  4. Select the Microsoft Office app that you want to Uninstall.
  5. Click Uninstall.
  6. Follow the rest on your PC screen to complete the process.

Step 2- Remove Windows installer Package.

  1. Press Windows Key + E to open Files Explorer.
  2. Select your drive where Office was installed and open it.
  3. Open Program Files folder.
  4. Select Microsoft Office and delete it.

Step 3- Remove Office files.

  1. Press Windows Key + E to open Files Explorer.
  2. Select your drive where Office was installed and open it.
  3. Open Program Files (x86) folder.
  4. Select Microsoft Office and delete it.
  5. Close File Explorer.

Step 4- Delete the Office registry subkeys.

  1. Open Registry Editor.
  2. Delete the following Office registry subkeys.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\ClickToRun
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\AppVISV
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office
  • Then Delete the Office key.

Now we hope that you removed previous copies of Office. If Office files didn’t eliminate from your PC, then you restart your PC first and again trying to follow the step. Follow the next step, if you successfully finished the method first.

2- In the meantime disable Windows Defender Firewall

Windows Defender Firewall is a security app that already comes with Windows 10 PC. Firewall eliminate unknown app access on your PC and provide security on your Windows 10 PC from all threat.

But, sometimes, the Firewall rule can block Microsoft Office to install or update on your PC. To make a temporary exception to your Windows Firewall rule, you should temporarily disable the Firewall during installing the Office app. Windows Firewall Block Office to install on your PC due to Internet connection problems.

Disable Windows Defender Firewall to remove error code

Do not forget to enable Windows Firewall after installing Microsoft Office.

Step to temporarily disable Windows Defender Firewall-

  1. Open Control Panel.
  2. Click Windows Defender Firewall.
  3. Click “Windows Defender Firewall on or Off”.
  4. Select Windows Defender Firewall Off for both types of networks and click OK.

Follow the Next method.

3- Temporarily disable antivirus service (If installed on your PC)

When you install an antivirus app to protect your PC from viruses and trojans. Windows Defender Firewall disabled by the antivirus app and antivirus manage your PC Firewall service with their own features. To make a temporary exception to your Windows Firewall rule, you should temporarily disable the antivirus during installing the Office app.

Follow the step to temporarily disable an antivirus app-

  1. Open Antivirus app.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Disable Firewall and other protection.
  4. Disable real-time protection.

Please do not forget to enable the antivirus app after Office install on your PC.

Follow the next method.

4- Run SFC scan commands to remove corrupt system files

SFC scan command initiates to remove corrupt system files on your Windows 10 PC by using Command Prompt. Before installing Microsoft Office, you should check corrupt system files on your PC and remove them first.

RUN SFC Scan command to eliminate Office error code

Step to run the SFC scan command on your PC-

  1. Open Command Prompt. (As an administrator)
  2. Type SFC /SCANNOW and press Enter.

If Windows found security violations and corrupt system files, follow the step to remove corrupt files shown on your Command Prompt screen.

Follow the next method.

5- Download and Install Office after “Office 365 error code 30029-1011 (0)” Fixed

After successfully complete the method first, second, third, and fourth you need to download and install Microsoft Office on your PC. Here, we’ve listed the step to download and install the Office app on your Windows 10 PC. Follow the step to reach your Office app and use the app without any more error messages.

Follow the step to download Microsoft Office-

  1. Open your PC Web browser. (Chrome, Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, ETC)
  2. Type www.office.com and press Enter.
  3. Click Sign in.
  4. Enter your Microsoft account email and password to access your Online Office account.
  5. Click Install Office.
  6. Choose the Microsoft Office product that you want to download.
  7. Select Download.
  8. Save the Microsoft Office setup file as your chosen location on your PC.

Follow the step to install Microsoft Office on your PC-

  1. Open the Office setup file and select Run.
  2. Wait until Microsoft Office is installed on your PC.
  3. Open any Office app on your PC. (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, ETC)
  4. Sign in with your Microsoft account to activate your Office product.

Now you can enjoy your Microsoft Office app without any error message.

Conclusion

We already listed above all methods to fix the Office error code 30068-4. however, If the article didn’t help you with the fix, then you can contact Microsoft Support.