Learn how to Fix error 905 : Microsoft Office Suite

how to Fix error 905

Operating Systems:
This error can occur with the following versions of Microsoft Windows Operating System:

  • Windows 8/8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server Edition (2008/2012)

The error is found in following version of MS Office

  • Office 2007
  • Office 2013
  • Office 2016
  • Office 365

How To Fix error 905

Repair Difficulty : High

Step 1: Disable Microsoft Windows Firewall

For Windows 7 and later

1) Click Start Button or Press Win key and in right hand side Click on Control Panel.

2) In Control Panel , type firewall in the search box and click on “Windows Firewall”.

3) Click On “Turn Windows Firewall on or off”

Note: You will need Administrator privilege to disable firewall.

4) Click on “Turn off Windows Firewall (not recommended)” under each of the active network connections.

Warning: You can activate Windows Firewall after repair is complete.

Step 2: Repair Office 2013 Installation
Windows 8
1) Press Windows key + Q. A search box will come up on right pane.Type Control in the box and press Enter.

2) Open Program and Features from Control Panel .

3) Type “Office” in the Search box and select your office installation.

4) Click on “Change” Button.
5) Select Repair and click Next.

Uninstall Old office Installation
Windows 8
1) Press Win Button and Type Control Panel and Press Enter.

2) Open Program and Features from Control Panel .

3) Choose your Office installation
4) Click on Uninstall and follow the onscreen instructions.|
Step 3: Check System Integrity
1) Press Win + R

2) Type “cmd” and Press Enter.

3) Type “sfc /scannow” and press enter.

Note: If you are logged in as Normal user you may be asked to login as Administrator.

Step 4: Try the installation again.

In most case error 905 should be resolved by now, if however the problem still persists please get your system checked by an expert.

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