Microsoft Office error: Something went wrong. Error code 30094-4

We have already said many times in recent posts that Microsoft Office is the best of Office suite you can get. Well, sometimes using this productivity package, you may ran into technical troubles. We can understand that not everyone is of technical mind, thus we continue to share more common issues via our troubleshooting posts, so that beginners make an easy fix for the issue they have just came across. Well, this post will help you resolve the following error, while using Microsoft Office:

Something went wrong. Sorry, we ran into a problem. Go online for additional help. Error code 30094-4

Something went wrong. Error code 30094-4

When we heard of this issue for the first time, we felt restarting Windows may help – but even after restarting the machine, the were no differences in the situation. Before you decide to reinstall Office, we suggest you try to repair Office installation by following these steps:

Something went wrong. Error code 30094-4

1. Press Windows Key + E while you’re at Desktop. This will take you to This PC window, click Uninstall or change a program.


2. From the list of installed programs, look for Microsoft Office 2013 entry like we have shown below and highlight it. Click on Change.


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3. In the next window so appears, pick Repair and click Continue.


4. Resulting fromprevious step, you’ll now see that the Office 2013 is being repaired on your system. Please be patience and wait for the process to complete; it just take few minutes.


5. When the system is done with repairing, you’ll be prompted to reboot. So do the needful.


After reboot, you’ll no longer see the error.

If the issue still persists, try the re-installation of Office 2013/16 or 365 by ensuring following requirements:

  • Make sure you’re connected to a working internet connection, it shouldn’t be limited.
  • If you’re using 64-bit edition, then try to install 32-bit edition (recommended).
  • Execute %windir%\temp command in the administrative Command Prompt and delete all the files in the Temp folder so open by executing the command.
  • Temporarily disable your antivirus and/or firewall.

We’re pretty sure after re-installation, the issue should be gone.

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An Electrical Engineer by profession, Kapil is a Microsoft MVP and a Microsoft Content Creator. Please read the entire post & the comments first & create a system restore point before making any changes to your system.