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How do I fix Office error 30068-4?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 3rd, 2022

This error code indicates that the Office installation source is not accessible. This can happen if the source is on a network drive that is unavailable, or if the files are corrupted.

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1. Restart your computer and then try opening Office again

  1. On your computer, go to Start > All Programs > Microsoft Office > Office.
  2. If you are prompted to restart your computer, do so.
  3. After your computer restarts, open Office.
  4. If you are prompted to sign in, enter your password.
  5. If you are not prompted to sign in, in the Office window, click File > Open.
  6. In the Open window, in the File type list, select the document you want to open.
  7. If you are prompted to install the latest update for Office, do so.
  8. If you are not prompted to install the latest update for Office, in the Open window, click the file you want to open.
  9. If you are prompted to save the file, do so.
  10. If you are not prompted to save the file, in the Open window, click OK.

2. Check for updates to Office and install any that are available

2.Click File in the menu bar and select Open. 3.In the Open File dialog box, navigate to the folder where you installed Office. 4.Select the application you want to check for updates. 5.Click the Check for Updates button. 6.If there are any new updates available, Office will display a message that says Update Available. 7.If you want to install the updates, click the Install Updates button. 8.Office will display a message that says The updates have been installed.

3. Run the Office Repair tool to fix any damaged or corrupt files

  1. Launch the Office Repair tool.
  2. Click on the Files tab.
  3. Select the files that you want to fix.
  4. Click on the Repair button.
  5. If the file is corrupt, the tool will scan for and fix the file.
  6. If the file is not corrupt, the tool will warn you that the file may be corrupted and offer to fix it anyway.
  7. Click on the Fix button.
  8. If the file is corrupt, the tool will replace the file with a new version.
  9. If the file is not corrupt, the tool will report that the file is corrupt and offer to fix it anyway.

4. If you're using Office 365, make sure you have the latest version installed

If you're using Office 365, make sure you have the latest version installed in order to fix office error 30068-4. You can download the latest version of Office from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=4883.

Some users might also have success with the following opitons:

  1. Try opening Office in Safe Mode to see if that helps.
  2. Uninstall and then reinstall Office.