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Windows 7: Error 1402

10 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7
Error 1402

I have searched the forum, and it seems other people have had this problem but none of those threads were helpful, so I am asking here;

Whenever I try to install Microsoft Office Error 1402 (screenshot provided) appears. I have tried many suggestions, including manually changing permissions for Components, to no avail. Can anyone help?

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11 Jun 2010   #2
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit

Hi !! Welcome to SF !!

I have seen simialar issue with another software but the fix is kind of same. This happens when you don't have enough permission to those Registry Key you have mentioned in the error message. It quiet lengthy fix

First we have to Enable Build-in Administrator

Then Login under Build in administrator

Although, the GUIDS that appear in the actual error message which are beneath the parent key, are random. Please use the following steps to work around this issue:

1. Click Start under search type regedit.
2. Click Edit and select Find. The Find dialog box appears.
3. In the Find What field, type the GUID that was referenced in the error message and click Find Next.

Once located from the search, give the registry key adequate permissions:

1. Right-click on the key and select Properties. Click on the Security tab.
2. Click the Advanced button, then select the Owner tab.
3. Under the Owner tab, highlight the account your are currently signed into Windows as,
check the "Replace owner on subcontainers and objects" box, click Apply, then click OK.

4. Close the Properties screen, then reopen it (see Step a).
5. Click the Security tab, highlight User account you selected to be the Owner in Step d and click the Advanced button and then Edit on the Permissions tab.

6. Check all boxes under the Allow column. Click Apply, then click OK.

7. Close out of the registry and attempt the installation again.

Note: If you recieve the same error, but referencing another GUID after giving permission to the initial GUID that prompted the error, repeat the above section to search the registry and give the appropriate permission.

Hope this helps,
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