Getting Office Installation Error Code 0-1018(0) – Unable to Start Office Program

Office installation error couldn’t start error code 0-1018(0) appears when there is a registry left overs from the previous installation. We have noticed that the office installation requires a clean up of the previous office program.

The error code 0-1018 message also shows when there is another installation initiated and in progress.

Another office program in this case is related to the same instance and the user had started the office installation more than one time.

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How to stop other office installation?

Other office installation care stopped using the task manager. We also have program explorer or app explorer on it to find an ongoing process. We can use it to end the process of other installation.

Office program starts and completes the installation when you run single instance. Error code 0-1018 is one of the common error codes that appears due to the multiple instances. If there is a registry or left overs involved, then we need to open and edit the registry.

What is interrupted office installation?

It can also throw you this error code message “couldn’t start office with error code 0-1018”. We advise you to communicate with our tech experts here to fix the issues.

Office installation error 0-1018 can also happen if your computer has got some corrupted files or failed system registry, virus issues, malware or spyware attacks.

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Here is another example when you have a different bit version of office in the previous installation, you can only install the same one again or an upgraded one usually.

Above all, office cannot installed because your previous office installation was a 64-bit version.

It has thrown an error message saying the installation you have started is for the 32- bit version of office.

How to Resolve this Error Code?

To install 64-bit office,

  • It will work with your existing 64-bit applications
  • Proceed by selecting to install 64- bit .

For 32-bit version,

  • Select “cancel”, uninstall your 64-bit office applications and
  • Start this 32-bit installation programs again.

If you need any help  in installing office 64-bit or 32-bin when you couldn’t install office and get an error code 0-1018, feel free to reach us on chat for assistance.

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