Error Code 1-6 while installing office 365/2013 :
Error Code 1-6 Description :
You might see error code 1-6 if a previous installation of Office failed, or if antivirus software or a firewall prevents Office from installing. Sometimes restarting your computer is enough to fix the problem.
If you get an error while downloading or installing Office, sometimes restarting your computer is enough to fix the problem.
Please follow the steps mentioned below to fix Error 1-6 :
Before you try the steps below, close the error message, restart your computer and try installing Office again. You should also check your updates to make sure all critical updates are installed on your computer.
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Temporarily turn off antivirus software
If you need information on how to turn off your antivirus software, check the manufacturer’s website for information. If you don’t know which antivirus is on the computer, follow these steps:
- Open Control Panel.
- Click System and Security.
- Under Action Center, click Review your computer’s status and resolve issues. (In Windows 7, click Review your computer’s status.)
- Click Security to find the name of the antivirus software
Temporarily turn off proxy settings
If you need to install Office on your work computer, your best bet is to do it while you’re at work. If you need to install Office from home, try turning off your proxy settings before you start.
- Go to Control Panel, and open Internet Options.
- Click the Connections tab, and then click LAN settings.
- If the box next to Use a proxy server for your LAN is checked, uncheck it.
Turn Windows Firewall on or off
You shouldn’t turn off Windows Firewall unless you have another firewall turned on. Turning off Windows Firewall might make your PC (and your network, if you have one) more vulnerable to damage from worms or hackers.
Open Windows Firewall by swiping in from the right edge of the screen, tapping Search (or if you’re using a mouse, pointing to the upper-right corner of the screen, moving the mouse pointer down, and then clicking Search), entering firewall in the search box, and then tapping or clicking Windows Firewall.
Tap or click Turn Windows Firewall on or off . Administrator permission required You might be asked for an admin password or to confirm your choice.
Do one of the following:
Tap or click Turn on Windows Firewall under each type of network that you want to help protect, and then tap or click OK.
Tap or click Turn off Windows Firewall (not recommended) under each network type that you want to stop trying to protect, and then tap or click OK.
If the issue persists uninstall the program and try to re-install
Windows 7 :
- Click Start > Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features.
- Click the Office program you want to repair, and then click Change.
- Do one of the following:
- In Office 2010, click Repair > Continue.
- In Office 2013, click Quick Repair.
Windows 8 :
1. Press the Windows logo key + X to see a list of commands and options.
2. Click Programs and Features.
3. Click the Office program you want to Remove.
4. Do one of the following:
> In Office 2010, click Remove > Continue.
> In Office 2013, click Uninstall.
You might need to restart your computer after uninstall is complete.
>> Now try to Install Office program and check if the issue ( Error code 1-6 ) persists <<
Step 1 :
Go to office.com/setup and enter your product key.
Step 2 :
Log in with microsoft account credentials
Step 3 :
Select the language and proceed with install
Step 4 :
Now office installing in the back ground
Step 5 :
Office getting things ready for first time use
Step 6 :
You can use office successfully on you
If the issue ( Error Code 1-6) persists after installing the Office 2013/ 365 ,
There might be an issue with system registry settings , configuration files or temporary files.
It is strongly recommended to have check on your computer by the technical support member,
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