How to Fix Couldn’t Start Office Installation Error code 0-1018

The error code 0-1018 (Couldn’t start Office Installation) occurs when an installation already under process. You can’t run the new installation and did not see anything to solve the issue. The following steps describe how to uninstall Office products on a PC laptop and desktop. Simply, you can uninstall any version’s of Office from your computer. But sometimes the error code 0-1018 or “Couldn’t start Office Installation” occurs. To uninstall Office 2007 or 2016 follow this article. Try uninstalling Office using the Control Panel first. If that doesn’t work use the easy fix tool or try uninstalling Office manually.

Simply, you can uninstall any version’s of Office from your computer. But sometimes the error code 0-1018 or “Couldn’t start Office Installation” occurs again. After applying this tip, once restart your computer. To uninstall Office 2007 or 2016 follow this article. Try uninstalling Office using the Control Panel first. If that doesn’t work use the easy fix tool or try uninstalling Office manually.

You may get this error message, or an error message that contains a 0-1018 code when you try to install Office:

We’re sorry, but we could not start your Office installation. Another installation is in progress, please try again later.

How to Fix Couldn't start Office Installation Error - Technig
How to Fix Couldn’t start Office Installation Error – Technig

Fix Couldn’t Start Office Installation

This error can occur if an Office installs, update or uninstall was running before you tried to install Office. Check for an Office icon in the Windows system tray and click it to check the install progress. If an install is already running, wait until it’s done before you start your Office install. If you can’t find an Office icon in the system tray, uninstall Office using the easy fix tool, and then reinstall it.

Completely Uninstall Office 2016 with the easy fix tool

To uninstall Office from your computer, just download the Office easy fix tool according to your Windows. Download Office easy fix tool. Use this easy fix tool to completely uninstall Office from your computer. Then you’ll need to reinstall Office.

  1. Download Office easy fix tool.
  2. Install on your computer.
  3. Run the software and Click Yes, remove all Office installations.
  4. Restart your computer after removing Office.
  5. Try to install Office again.
Install Office Easy Fix Tool in Windows 10 - Technig
Install Office Easy Fix Tool in Windows 10 – Technig

This easy fix will remove all Office Apps and settings from your computer. Just remember that it will not remove your save documents and works. It’s better to read the Office easy fix tool. It explains the problem of uninstalling Office cleanly.

Remove all Office Apps and Settings - Technig
Remove all Office Apps and Settings – Technig

Now, you are ready to restart your computer. After restarting your computer, try to reinstall Office. This time you will not see any error codes related to Office installation problems.

Manually uninstall Office

That is bad if you didn’t remove the office failed installation from your computer with Office easy fix tool. The next step is uninstalling office manually.

IMPORTANT: Before you start, you need to know removing Office manually is a long, complex process and might require that you reinstall the operating system if certain steps are done incorrectly. Read the article manually remove Office.

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