When installing Microsoft office you might get error code 1303. We have discussed steps below how the issue can be resolved.
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1. Disable Proxy
To check if you are behind proxy open Command Prompt.
Press Win key + R and type CMD
In command prompt type this command: netsh winhttp import proxy source=ie
If you see “Error writing proxy settings. (5) Access is denied.” this message means you should simple try disabling the Proxy setting in Internet Explorer and 1303 should be fixed.
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2. Register DLL Dependencies
Sometimes during office installation or Windows update some of the DLL (Dynamic Link Library) get missed and are not properly registered in Windows. As a result of which Microsoft Office will be unable to start. Please refer the error log above for detailed explanation:
To register the missing DLL simply Press Win Key + R and Type:
3. Try the installation again.
1303 Affects following Office Products : PowerPoint, Word, Access, Outlook, OneNote, Excel, Publisher
1303 can occur in following operating systems: Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Microsoft Surface Education
Entry ID: 2673794 – Last Review: 14/07/2014 – Revision: 6.7
Disclaimer: The steps given must be done by an Experienced Computer Technician. We are not responsible if something goes wrong by following the steps given on the site. All steps are indicative and should resolve the issue in most of the computer. If however if the steps did not resolve the issue on your computer, you can contact our 24×7 Chat support on for help by clicking here.
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