How to Fix the Permission Issues Which Way Cause Failed MS Office Activation?

MS Office is an essential software for every business professionals and consumer to make work easier. This productivity software can be downloaded from office.com/setup. Downloading alone is not enough to leverage MS Office, you need to install and activate it on your Windows or Mac.

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If you have ever downloaded or installed this suite, you might be aware of the instructions. But if you are an amateur, you might face several errors during Office activation. One such error can cause due to permission issues and providentially, it can be fixed by running Office as Administrator. Check out the step wise procedure for the same:

For Windows 10

  1. Exit from all Office apps
  2. Click the Start button
  3. Type ‘Microsoft Office Word’’ in the search programs and files
  4. Now, right click the “Microsoft Office Word’” icon and select “Run As Administrator”
  5. Click “Yes” to run Office as administrator

For Windows 8.1

  1. Exit from all Office apps
  2. Right- click the “Start Button”
  3. Select “Search”
  4. Type ‘Microsoft Office Word” in the search programs and files
  5. Now, right click the “Microsoft Office Word’” icon and select “Run as Administrator”
  6. Click “Yes” to run Office setup as administrator

For Windows 8

  1. Exit from all Office apps
  2. Take your cursor in the top-right corner and search for “Word”
  3. Type “Microsoft Office Word” in the search programs and files
  4. Now, right click the “Microsoft Office Word” icon and select “Run as Administrator”
  5. Click “Yes” to run Office as administrator

For Windows 7

  1. Exit from all Office apps
  2. Click the “Start Button”
  3. In “Search and Programs files” type “Microsoft Office Word”
  4. Right click the “Microsoft Office Word” icon and select “Microsoft Office Word”
  5. Click “Yes” to run Office as administrator

If you still feel that you are not able to fix the issue, you can call the MS Office setup customer care number for the immediate resolution.

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