How to Fix Microsoft Office Error code 30016-4

About Microsoft Error code 30016-4

This code generated when trying to install office 2016 and office 365. System file corruption is one of the possible reasons why you are getting error code 30016-4 while installing your Office 365. There is a possibility that you are getting the error code 30016-4 when installing Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2016 because of system file errors, network conflicts, or due to pre-installed copies of Office. When you are trying to install office but your attempt office fails. There are various reasons that cloud cause the error 30016-4. Error occurs due to the system files corruption or previous installation files not removed properly.

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Now let’s talk about steps for resolve office error code 30016-4 

Following are some of the steps to fix Error code 30016-4, and it is recommended to follow the steps in the given order and check whether the issue is resolved after each troubleshooting step.

Solution 1. Temporarily disable Firewall and Antivirus

You get error code 30016-4 while installing or updating the Microsoft Office may occur in case of Network or firewall restriction. The network rules or firewall rules in the network or computer may block the installation of Office program or its updating as a result part of their security measurements. Firewall rules and Antivirus rules are implemented by the network provider on the computer or the computer user on its core system. You could fix the Error code 30016-4 by disabling the firewall, antivirus temporarily. Therefore Fix the Error code 30016-4 by making creating an exceptional rule for Microsoft Office installation and update.

Follow the steps to disable Firewall:

Step 1.  Open “control panel”.

Step 2. Navigate to “system and security” and then to “Windows Firewall”.

Step 3. Click on “turn windows firewall on or off”.

Step 4. Select Turn Off firewall for both private and public network.

Step5. Try installing or updating Microsoft Office then check whether the Error code 30016-4 is fixed.

Follow the steps to disable Antivirus:

Step1. Go to the Antivirus application installed on the computer.

Step2. Now click on settings and navigate to real-time protection.

Step3. Turn Off real-time protection.

Step4. Then navigate to Antivirus firewall.

Step5. So you need turn off Antivirus firewall.

Step6. Click on YES or OK confirmation prompt if prompted.

Step7. you can try installing or updating Microsoft Office then you can check whether the Error code 30016-4  is fixed.

Solution 2. SFC Scan to fix Microsoft Office Error code 30016-4

Error code 30016-4 also occurs in case of system file errors or corruption. If you get Error code 30016-4 is occurred due to the system file corruption. Hence You can fix it easily by the SFC scan. Furthermore, the SFC scan is used for file checking scan in the process of replacing. It is repairing the corrupted copy of system files using the cached copy of the file from the directory.

Steps to initiate SFC scan:

Step1. Open the command prompt in administrative privileges.

Step2.  Then type “sfc/scan now “and click enter.

Step3. The scan will begin automatically.

Step4. Do not close the command prompt until the scan gets completed.

Step5. Try installing or updating Microsoft Office and check whether the Error code 30016-4 is fixed.

Solution 3. Registry repair to fix Error code 30016-4

Error code 30016-4 also occurs due to registry corruption or key-value errors. You can also change a single key-value corruption. First of all, you may lead to functioning of the entire Microsoft Office program. You are required to repair the registry keys and rebuilt the string values for fix error code 30016-4. In addition, you are required to back up the registry before initiating the registry repair. Because the registry is a highly sensitive element of a computer system and it is recommended to be done in the presence of an Online or offline technician.

Follow the steps to repair registry:

Step 1. Open registry editor

Step 2. Delete the pre-installed or same older registry key in your program which block

the installation of latest version or update.

Step 3. Then navigate the below these keys and delete it.









Step 4. Also change the WORD values in below keys from 0 to 1 in Office common registry folder.






Solution 4. Remove and re-installation.

If you want to fix Error code 30016-4 but it is not fixed in registry repair, SFC scan, firewall and antivirus exception. So, You need to remove the Office suite completely from the computers. And then to re-install the office for a proper use.

Follow the steps to fix Error code 30016-4 completely.

Step 1. Open control panel

Step 2. Click on uninstall programs and features

Step 3. So, you can Search for Microsoft Office on the list.

Step 4. Select Microsoft Office then click on uninstall.

Step 5. So, You can try running office setup to install Microsoft Office after uninstall.

To manually remove duplicate Microsoft office contents

  • The Open %program files%
  • Navigate to the Program Files > Microsoft Office
  • Then delete Microsoft Office 15, Microsoft Office 16 and Microsoft Office folders

Remove previous Microsoft Office keys manually

  • Open registry editor
  • Then Navigate to below keys


HKEY_CU RRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office

  • Delete the keys

Steps to Download and install Microsoft Office

  • Open the Microsoft Office My Account
  • Then sign in to Office My Account

Our Microsoft technical support team will also provide support options and find the right professionals to solve the technical issues you may be facing. This may include self help or support. Firstly, you can contact us on our toll-free number  or send an email to our team for instant response.

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