OpenOffice error 509

What is OpenOffice error 509?

OpenOffice error 509 is an error that usually occurs due to a corrupt download or incomplete installation of OpenOffice Software.


How can you fix OpenOffice error 509?

Some of the solutions to this error include updating OpenOffice and reinstalling the latest version of OpenOffice.


Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

Sheila Staff Asked on August 14, 2017 in Microsoft Office.
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Solution 1. Update OpenOffice

OpenOffice error 509 may occur when you are using an outdated OpenOffice version. You may fix the error by updating to the latest version.

  1. Open OpenOffice. 
  2. Click Help.
  3. Select Check for Update
  4. Download and install.

    RE: OpenOffice error 509

When using the OpenOffice Spreadsheet, make sure you’re using the correct formula. If the file you opened was created in an old version of OpenOffice Spreadsheet, the saved formula might not be updated. Please check formula and edit it to match the new version.

Gino Genesis Marasigan Staff Answered on September 3, 2017.
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Solution 2. Reinstall OpenOffice using the latest version

If OpenOffice error 509 persists, something might be wrong with its data file. It could be corrupt or damaged. You may want to reinstall it using the latest version of OpenOffice.

  1. Use this link to download the latest version of OpenOffice, here.
  2. Please uninstall the old version. Go to control panel look for OpenOffice, then right-click and then select uninstall.
  3. After the uninstall process, run the installer of the new version.

    RE: OpenOffice error 509

Gino Genesis Marasigan Staff Answered on September 3, 2017.
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