3 Ways to fix Something went wrong we couldn’t start your program Office error

By | November 21, 2021

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Something went wrong we couldn't start your program Office error

Many Users of Microsoft Office 2016/2019, Office 365, while trying to open any office programs such as word, excel, Powerpoint, Outlook then get an error “Something went wrong, we couldn’t start your programs. Please try starting it again. If it won’t start, try repairing Office from programs and features in the Control Panel.

Root Cause of “Something went wrong we couldn’t start your program Office error”-

The root cause of Something went wrong we couldn’t start your program Office may be following-

  • It may be Setup Damage.
  • Microsoft Office Click Service will be disable.
  • System infected to virus, etc.

How to Fix “something went wrong we couldn’t start your program Office error on Windows 11/10/8”?

To Fix the error follow the below steps-

1. Verify your Microsoft Office Click Service Status

If you are not able to start the Microsoft office program, so it is possible that your service is disabled. To Microsoft Office Click Service follow these steps-

STEP#1. Navigate to Run and type – services.msc

STEP#2. Navigate to Microsoft Office Click Service, it will be in a Manual state. if it is in Disable state then should move as Manual.

STEP#3. To Star Microsoft Office Click Service services run as Log on as: Local System account.

After starting Microsoft Office Click Service, Check once by opening any application of Microsoft Office. If the problem is still persisted then follow method-2.

2. Repair Microsoft Office Using Windows Settings

If the service of Microsoft Office is enabled and still you are not able to open it, So it may be that your office setup is corrupt and damaged. To Repair Microsoft Office Using Control Panel follow these steps-

STEP#1. Navigate to Start and click on Windows Settings.

STEP#2. Navigate to  Apps(Uninstall, default Optional features).

STEP#3. Type Microsoft Office on Search Bar and press Enter.

STEP#4. Click on Modify (Microsoft Office).

Now, You can repair your Microsoft Office online or offline. Select any one online or offline.

Click on Repair.

STEP#6. Click on the Repair (Ready to start Quik Repair) screen.

Wait for a few seconds on the screen you can see the Repairing screen.

STEP#7. Click on Close after repairing Done.

We hope that your problem “Something went wrong we couldn’t start your program Office error ” would have been solved by the above steps. You open your office app and check. If the same problem remains then follow method 3.

3. Clean uninstall and Install Microsoft Office Using Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant

To uninstall and Install Microsoft Office Using Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant follow below links-

Click Here to know how to uninstall and Install Microsoft Office Using Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant.

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