Monday, October 17, 2011

Easy Steps to Fix Error 1500 in Windows 8.1/8/7, Vista and XP

Are you encountering this error in your PC when trying to install Microsoft Office program?

"Error 1500. Another installation is in progress. You must complete that installation before continuing this one" 

Here are given a few important tips to fix this error in your Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista & XP:

Install the Program in Safe Mode

Try installing program in safe mode if its not being installed the straight-way. Follow the steps given below to install in safe mode.
1. Reset your system
2. Press and hold F8 before Windows logo
3. Select safe mode with networking from the menu and press Enter
4. Login as Administrator
5. Run setup file to install the program

Install Microsoft Updates

If you are trying to install Office on a system which is outdated, it may cause error 1500. Downloading latest Microsoft updates should help. Here are steps to follow.

1. Click on Start > Control Panel
2. Windows Updates
3. Check for updates
4. Install updates
5. Reset your computer.

Run Disk Cleanup

Error code 1500 can be due to junk data stored in your system. Follow steps given below to solve problem.

1. Click on Start button
2. Select All Programs
3. Accessories > System Tools > Disk Cleanup
4. Select drive and press OK

You can also remove junk from a cleanup utility such as Reginout. 

Install Programs Independently

When installing 2 programs simultaneously, error 1500 may occur. To solve the problem, you need to complete one installation first and proceed with the 2nd one after that.

Repair Registry

Corruption in registry database may not allow you to install MS Office program. Repairing registry should be your first step.

The best way to fix error 1500 is to optimize your system using Reginout System Utility Software.

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