Are you tired of inserting activation key in MS Office but MS Office repeatedly asks you for entering license key? Are you getting following error message again and again when start any of the Office Components like MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Access etc?
There may be various reasons which are causing the MS Office Activation Error 0x4004F00C. Here, in this article, I have tried to explain most suitable method to remove this problem.
Method 1: Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool
Advanced System Repair Tool is an awesome utility for Windows Users. It scans whole PC for problems and within a moment, it returns the list of trouble that your PC has. By fixing these troubles you will be able to use Office without having any issues. As you knows that most of the time, License error or activation error comes from the corrupted registry key. This utility not only repair damaged or corrupted registry key but also updates the outdated system driver, software and missing system files.
Method 2: Activate Licence through Admin Command Prompt
If license is not getting activated through the licence window then you can try activating licence key using the administrative command prompt. Here, are the steps, how can you do it effectively.
%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office15\ospp. vbs» /inpkey:<enter your product key>
Method 3: Uninstall and Install Office
If above method doesn’t work for you then try to install office again after removing previous office installation completely. Here, is the steps how can you uninstall or remove MS Office 2010/2013/2016/2019 or Office 365 completely from Windows Operating System.
This article describes how can you remove Microsoft Office Activation Error 0x4004F00C from Windows 7 or Windows 10 PC.
How to Fix Windows Update Error Code 0x4004f00c – Windows7/8/10
This Error Code 0x4004f00c applies for all versions of windows like Windows 10, Windows 8 & 8.1 and Windows 7
Error code 0x4004f00c Disclaimers: Before you attempt to fix an issue with the windows update, we highly recommend you to take a registry backup and create a system restore point as a precaution method. In case if something goes wrong, we can restore your computer to the same stage and fix the issues. (In case if you not sure how to back it up, talk to an expert for assistance.)
Note: Make sure you have set correct Date and time on your computer, try to install pending updates through other available networks. Run windows update troubleshooter.
If the windows update error code 0x4004f00c still exists, follow some more steps to fix the issue and install/upgrade/update your operating system.
You Can try These Solutions to Fix Windows Update Error 0x4004f00c While Updating/Up grading:-
Simple SFC Scan Method for Common File
Using Restore Health Option to Fix Corrupted Files:-
For most of the serious issues, and to save your time the best way to fix these critical issues are restoring to good healthy partition. Before doing this stop the windows update services.
Open the command prompt as admin (Mentioned above in sfc scan process), Then instead of running sfc scannow command type this following command in the window.
DISM. exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
After sometime your machine will be restored to a good healthy state. Now you can start your windows updates as usual.
Windows Update Troubleshooter/Fix it Tool :-
Microsoft has released several fix it tools/patches for most of updates issues. Depends on your requirement choose a right fix it tool for your issue and run it on your machine. This will help you when there are simple issues like folder missing errors, permissions related issues.
Download fix it tool — for WINDOWS 10 click here, for window 7/8/8.1 click here.
SDF Cleaning Method:-
In this method, we clean and recreate the software distribution folder by deleting all temporary files in it.
Resetting Operating System:-
Follow this when you have less knowledge in windows technology about command prompts, files and registry fixing steps.