Friday, January 27, 2012

Error 2908 while installing Microsoft office 2007

Error 2908 may appear while installing Microsoft Office 2007 on your system. This error appears when you are trying to repair Office 2007 program, installing a new software update or trying to start Microsoft Office 2007 on your system.

To resolve error 2908 while installing Microsoft Office 2007, try these steps:

  • Repair or Update Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Re-register Windows Installer
  • Remove UTTemp and mscoree.dll
  • Update Windows
  • Repair Windows Registry

Repair or Update Microsoft .NET Framework:

Follow the steps given below to repair .NET Framework using Windows Installer.

1.    Click on Start button | Run
2.    Type Installer | OK
3.    View | Details | Right Click on Name
4.    Click Comment | Right Click Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 RTL x86.exe
5.    Repair
6.    Quit after repairing process has finished.  

Manually Remove Microsoft .NET Framework:

To fix error code 2908 while installing Microsoft Office 2007, you need to uninstall .NET framework through control panel and download updated version.  Follow the steps given below.

1.    Click on Start | Control Panel
2.    Add or Remove Programs | Select Microsoft .NET Framework
3.    Remove/Uninstall
4.    Restart your system
5.    Download updated version of .NET framework.

Re-register Windows Installer:

Reregistering Windows installer is a helpful step to fix error 2908 while installing office 2007 on your system. .

1.    Click on Start  | Run
2.    Type msiexec /unregister | OK
3.    Click Start | Run
4.    Type msiexec /regserver

Remove UTTemp and mscoree.dll

This error can be fixed by removing UTTemp and mscoree.dll folders, if you are unable to repair Microsoft .Net Framework. To remove these folders, follow the steps given below.

1.    Click on Start | Run
2.    Type System32
3.    Locate UTTemp and mscoree.dll
4.    Delete these two folders.


Update Windows:

Turn on Windows updates to automatically receive updates. Follow the steps given below.

1.    Click on Start | Control Panel
2.    Click on System | Automatic Updates
3.    Performance and Maintenance | System
4.    Make sure Automatic Updates ON

Repair Windows Registry

To prevent installation errors, you need to install some reliable tool that would help install and uninstall programs correctly. Repairing Windows Registry would certainly help you in fixing error 2908 while installing Microsoft office 2007 on your system. You can use Reginout System Repair for this purpose.

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