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(Fixed)Microsoft Office error code 0x426-0x0

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How to fix Microsoft office error code 0x426-0x0?

  • Microsoft Office error code 0x426-0x0 can be due to a corrupted Office installation, disabled services, and conflicting AVG software.
  • Repairing the Office installation is one way users can resolve error code 0x426-0x0 for opening Excel, Word, Access, and Outlook.
  • Enabling certain services can fix Microsoft Word error code 0x426-0x0, and the same issue for other Office applications.
  • Some users might also need to uninstall or disable certain software to get the error code 0x426-0x0 sorted.

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The Microsoft Office error code 0x426-0x0 is an issue that arises for MS Office suite applications.

When some users try to open an Office application, a code 0x426-0x0 error message pops up like the one in the snapshot directly below.

Consequently, MS Office software doesn’t open when that error arises.

Office error code 0x426-0x0

1. Repair the Microsoft Office suite

  • First, open the Run accessory by pressing the Windows key + R hotkey that opens it.
  • Next, type this command in Run’s open box: appwiz.cpl
  • Click the OK option to open the Programs and Features window.
Microsoft program and features-uninstall or change a program
  • Select your Microsoft Office suite software.
  • Click the Change button to open a repair utility for MS Office.
select Quick repair to repair office program
  • Select the Online Repair radio button.
  • Click the Repair button.

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2. Enable the Click-to-Run service

  1. Open the Run window.
  2. Type this command in Run and press Enter:services.msc
  3. Next, right-click the Microsoft Office Click-to-Run service and select Properties.
Microsoft Office Click-to-Run service and select Properties. Enable the click to run service
  • Click the Startup type drop-down menu on the properties window that opens.
  • Select the Automatic option.
  • Click the Start option.
  • Select Apply to save the changed settings.
  • Then click OK to exit the properties window.

3. Turn off Windows Defender Firewall

  • Open the Windows search utility by pressing the Windows and S keys at the same time.
  • Type firewall in the search utility.
  • Click Windows Defender Firewall to open that applet’s window.
Windows defender firewall- Turn on or off
  • Click Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off to open Customize Settings.
Windows defender firewall-customize settings-Turn off windows defender firewall
  • Select both the radio buttons for the Turn off Windows Defender Firewall options.
  • Press the OK button to exit the window.

Note: If disabling Windows Defender Firewall works, that firewall was probably blocking MS Office or Click-to-Run.

4. Disable third-party antivirus utilities

Disable third party antivirus utilities
  • If you’ve installed a third-party antivirus utility, disable that software by right-clicking its system tray icon.
  • You’ll probably be able to select a disable shield option on its system tray icon’s context menu.
  • Temporarily disable the antivirus utility for a few hours, and then try launching an MS Office application.

5. Uninstall AVG PC TuneUp

Uninstall AVG PC tune up
  • Open Run’s window, and enter this command in its Open box: appwiz.cpl
  • Click OK to open the Windows uninstaller.
  • Select the AVG PC Tune Up utility.
  • Select the Uninstall option.
  • Click Yes on confirmation prompts.
  • Restart your desktop or laptop after uninstalling AVG PC Tune Up.

6. Reinstall Microsoft Office

  • Open the Programs and Features applet as outlined in resolution one.
  • Select your MS Office suite software.
  • Click Uninstall to remove the suite.
  • Restart Windows after you’ve uninstalled MS Office.
  • Click File Explorer’s taskbar button.
  • Open the Program Files (x86) or Program Files folder in File Explorer depending on what the architecture version of your uninstalled Microsoft Office suite was.
  • Select any remaining Office folders you might find by holding the Ctrl key.
  • Click Delete on the Home tab.
Program files-Click on delete to remove office folder from file explorer
  • To open the Registry Editor, enter the following command in Run and click OK:regedit
Registry editor - Erase those registry keys by right-clicking them and selecting Delete.
  • Then find these registry keys in the editor’s window: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\ClickToRun
  • Erase those registry keys by right-clicking them and selecting Delete.
  • Thereafter, reinstall the Microsoft Office suite.

Note: Error code 0x426-0x0 can arise if there’s conflicting MS Office software installed on the same PC. If you have an older Microsoft Office version installed, try uninstalling that first as outlined above.

Many users have confirmed those resolutions will fix error 0x426-0x0. So, give some of those resolutions a shot.

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