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This article talks about the Microsoft Office installation Error code 30029-44 and it’s solutions. We understand that many users having this trouble to fix this error. Some of the reasons that cause office installation issues are also related to Windows updates. Sometimes, the insufficent system resources like disk space or inconsistent internet connectivity can also cause the installation issues. In this article, we have provided certain steps which you can follow to solve this error code 30029-44.

  • Something went wrong Error code 30029-44, Go online for additional help.
  • Office is Busy, There is a problem starting the Office program Installation.
  • We are sorry, but we are unable to start your office installation program.
  • Sorry office installation can’t continue because no compatible office products are detected.
  • We are sorry, but we can’t verify the signature of files required to install your office product.
  • Internet connection needed. Office program Error code 30029-28 
  • Background installation ran into a problem.
  • Something went wrong Error code 30029-44

Detailed information about Office error codes:

When operating system is unable to add or remove the products. It requests you to verify file’s signature to install the office product. Usually, it returns error codes starting with 300 or 100 series with different numbers.

It appears on any of the office apps like word ,excel and outlook. The “office installation is already in progress” is a message that constantly appears when you try to operate office apps.

Office busy error in office 2010

Information about unable to start your office program error:

Unable to start an office program causes due to failed services in Office program and they returns “Sorry, we ran into a trouble Error code 30029-44  and Sorry set up cannot proceed”. All this kind of error codes occur due to the incompatible features on your system. If this is a first time launch, let’s analyze the issue in detail like below:

  • A Microsoft Windows Operating machine is launched in two distinct bit variations relying on the hardware structure such like 32 and 64 bit.
  • It is required to deploy the applicable variations of workplace appropriate for the Windows Operating systems.

If no compatible office products detected, then it throws the below errors.


No compatible office products detected



 Can’t verify the signature error in office products:


Last but not least, an error saying it can’t verify signature is another important thing. Basically, an Office product package is available in different forms like a disc or a click to run. In the case of a disc failure, you might see this error message which says signatures of files required to install the office product.


Internet connection needed Office program Error code 30029-44 .

 The latest Office 365 suite comes with a click to run version, it’s a small setup file. When you click on it, office

installation starts by downloading all the required files from Internet.


Background Installation ran into a problem

This causes when your Office program related files are corrupted. It is required to repair your Office installation program. In addition, we need to check for malware or virus related issues on your computer.


Background installation ran into a problem


Unable to start Office installation program

This message explains that the program has been stopped by your Windows. The computer must be scanned using Windows system file scan process. 

This also shows that Office related files are missing from Program folders. If this happened recently with any of your clean-up programs, a system restore could help you to fix the same.

Diagnose your computer to Fix Office 365/2019/2021 Error code 30029-4

There are few ironically shown Microsoft Office 365/2021/2019 installation program Error 30029-44 which require an immediate action. There will be a log for every action on your computer which records all the events. It is termed as an Event viewer. This is a Windows Inbuilt program under system tools, it provides all the information for the problem causing keys.


This could cause due to the failure with your Windows related services and the executable file is unable to read the required files when you try installing Office 365 Program. There may be issues with the start up programs which can be checked under System Configuration.

Perform system file SFC scan

System file scan in short SFC scan is windows inbuilt program to fix altered/modified and damaged files of the operating system. It can fix several updates failures, other violations done by several mismatched files.





To Run system file scan in your windows operating system


1.Open command prompt (CMD) in admin mode 

2.Run the command SFC/SCANNOW

Microsoft Office 365/2021/2019 installation program Error 30029-44 Office also can be fixed with this scan if they are not damaged much. 

If you see any file violations still exists after the scan then move to Event viewer to check what has caused the office 365/2021/2019 Installation Office Error 30029-44. 

How to use Event viewer to check office error logs

  1. Click on a start button.
  2. Type “RUN” and open the Run command prompt.
  3. Type “EVENT VIEWER” and press enter key to open Event viewer logs.
  4. Double click on “windows logs” from the left-side panel and select “application “.
  5. Now you can see many logs in the center panel.
  6. Filter the logs to find office related issues and warnings by selecting Filter current log option from the Right side panel.
  7.  Find any critical, error logs the caused Microsoft 365/2021/2019 installation error code: 30029-44

If you can’t find any reasons for the issues then just take a chance to do a clean installation to save your time.

Repair/Uninstall office 365/2021/2019 Installation program

Applies To: Office 2019, Office for business, Office 365 Admin, Office 365 Small Business Admin, Office 2021

The following steps describe how to uninstall Office 2019 or 2021 products on a PC (laptop, desktop, or 2-in-1). 

For other versions of Office, including Office 2016 for Mac, or older versions of Office, see the section, Uninstall Office for Mac, Office 2019, or Office 2007 below. 

Try uninstalling Office using the Control Panel first. If that doesn’t work use the easy fix tool or try uninstalling Office manually.

For Windows 8 / Windows 11/10:-

1. Go to control panel from start button

2. Select Programs and features there to reach a list of installed programs on your computer.

3. From the list, search for Microsoft Office 365/2021/2019 product and click on Change

4. A window will open like here showing Add, Repair, Remove options

5. Then proceed to with repair and wait for sometimes. 

Once the repair is successful you are ready to use Microsoft office 365/2019 product again.

To uninstall follow the first 4 steps from repair process, and choose to Remove instead of repair.

IMPORTANT:. It’s impossible to uninstall office applications (word, excel, publisher etc) individually from total office product. The only way to uninstall an individual app is if you purchased it as a stand-alone version.

Remove Temporary Files

In the process of installing office or any office 365 product on your windows machines, there are so many files gets created which are meant for temporary files purpose for memory management, within application purposes like MDI etc.


Under normal conditions, these files are closed and deleted by Windows when you quit a Windows session. However, if you quit Windows in an irregular way (for example, restarting the computer or turning it off during an active Windows session) the files are not closed or deleted.


To remove temporary files, Follow these steps,

  1. Click on windows start button + “R” to open the run command window.
  2. Type “%temp%” and click on the enter button, this leads to a window with temp files and folders.
  3. Select all (CTRL+A) “Shift + Delete” to remove permanently,

There may be some files requires admin permission to remove, Just click on ok. Only a few files cant be deleted because of there are some application might be using them internally. Skip those files.

Error code 30029-4 Fix- by removing Office traces from Program files

In some cases, Office 365/2021/2019 installation 30029-44 error may stop because of several reasons like slow internet, server issues etc. Then your machine creates some of files required to office 365/2010/2016 product.

When you try to re-install this time, You may see issues like these type of Microsoft 365/2019 installation error 30029-4 office and different series based on the reason of failure.

You have to delete these Office traces from the computer before trying re-installation process.

Windows Registry Fix Microsoft office 365/2021/2019 Error code 30029-44

The registry in Windows is a console that shows the structure of your Windows Operating system and it’s internal programs. The Hex codes inside the registry may change due to some unwanted conflicting programs which use the same resources.


To fix the Microsoft office 365/2021/2019 installation Error code 30029-4 in office 365/2019/2021 you need to delete the altered Office Registry keys or remove and re-create the keys with previous values. (HEXA CODE or H-KEYS).


Note: Don’t do Registry changes if you are not aware of the structure, as it damages applications with one single change. Sometimes damages your computer operating system too


At last, if you are still not able to resolve this issue Error Code 30029-4 . I am sure they will help you resolve this issue. If you like to see the procedure for paid support, to clarify, you may ask the Tech Available online.

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