When you buy a Laptop or a desktop, it may come with Microsoft Office 365 installed with a trial version subscribed. Now, most of the time, users uninstall the application when the trial period is over. Such users are complaining that they are seeing pop-ups saying “Something went wrong” with Error Code 30045-29. In this article, we are going to see how to fix Office Error Code 30045-29, Something went wrong.
Why do I see ‘Something went wrong’ pop-ups in MS Office?
There are two reasons why one may see Something went wrong with Error Code 30045-29. Since it is usually seen after the completion of the trial period, so, one reason could be that. But if you have uninstalled the application already then Microsoft Office Click-to-Run Service can cause these pop-ups.
What is Office Error Code 30045-29?
Office Error Code 30045-29, usually appears when you are dealing with an activation error. But sometimes, it can be seen in an activated working account, and in those scenarios, the Click-to-Run service of Microsoft Office can responsible. In this post, we have talked about all the different scenarios and potential fixes to resolve the error.
Fix Office Error Code 30045-29, Something went wrong
The Office Error Code 30045-29, Something went wrong, can be easily fixed by the following methods.
- End Microsoft Office Click-to-Run (SxS) processes using Task Manager
- Change Startup type of Microsoft Office Click-to-Run Service to Manual
- Check if Office is activated
- Repair Office installation
- Reinstall Office
Let us talk about them in detail.
1] End Microsoft Office Click-to-Run (SxS) processes using Task Manager
First up, we need to stop Microsoft Office Click-to-Run (SxS) processes using Task Manager. Click-to-Run Service is there to make installation and launching of Office products quicker.
To End Microsoft Office Click-to-Run (SxS) processes, open Task Manager, look for Click-and-Run process, right-click on it and select End Task.
Now, check if the issue persists. Usually, the issue does persist, so, you have to perform the next step as well.
2] Change Startup type of Microsoft Office Click-to-Run Service to Manual
If updating is to no avail, then we need to change the startup type of one of the Windows Services. To do that, follow the given steps.
- Open Services Manager from the Start Menu.
- Look for Microsoft Office Click-to-Run Service, right-click on it and select Properties.
- Change the Startup type to Manual and click Ok.
Now, check if the issue persists.
3] Check if Office is activated
If the issue still persists, you need to check if your Office is activated. If your Office is deactivated you need to activate it to get rid of this error.
4] Repair Office installation
The issue can be because of corrupted Office apps, hence, the best way to fix them is by repairing the installed Office. However, if you are using Microsoft 365, you may have to repair it via Command Prompt.
5] Reinstall Office
If repairing individual apps is to no avail, we need to reinstall Office. This way you will be able to remove the old and corrupted files with their fresh copies.
To uninstall, the app, follow the given steps.
- Open Settings by Win + I.
- Click Apps.
- Look for Office, select it, and click Uninstall.
Wait for the process to complete, redownload, and reinstall it and hopefully, your issue will be resolved.
Hopefully, you will be able to fix the issue with the help of the given solutions.