This article describes techniques on how to determine and fix Microsoft Office installation error code 30180 28. The techniques are often applied to all or any office installations that use Windows Installer (MSI), Click-to-Run.
Office error code 30180 28 is generally seen on your computer when you trying to update or install Microsoft Office. This could happen due to the Windows firewall or network proxy settings changed. Poor internet connection sometimes interrupts the new installation or updates.
If your computer have install two different license of Office suite product or trying to installing. You will get this error during installing Office product. You can’t install subscription and non-subscription version of Office product on the same computer.
If you want to install and run different versions of Office on the same computer. Read this article, How install and run a different version of Office on the same computer without any error?
Find Which type of install you have?
Before applying any troubleshooting steps, you should know what installation type you have. To know type of install you have, read below tips to find your installation type:
- Open any one of your Office applications.
- Select File.
- Choose Account.
- Click on about and check the following:
- Click-to-Run: Click-to-Run installations have a version and build number, and include a phrase Click-to-Run.
- MSI: An MSI installations don’t have a version and build number.
- Microsoft Store: Microsoft Store installations have a version and build number, and include a phrase Microsoft Store.
Troubleshoot Microsoft Office to fix error code 30180 28
Follow the tips for troubleshooting error code 30180 28 when install, uninstall, or update Office suite product.
Step 1: Disable Windows firewall settings
Temporarily disable Windows firewall setting on your computer. After installation completed, you will again turn on your Windows firewall. If you don’t know how to disable the Windows Firewall, Read this article.
Step 2: Disable Network proxy settings
A disable network proxy setting will allow Office to download required files. After installation complete, please enable again your proxy setting. Follow the steps to disable proxy settings on your computer.
- Open Settings.
- Click on the Network & Internet.
- Select Proxy.
- Turn off automatically detect settings.
Step 3: Disable antivirus
If you are using a third party antivirus application on your computer, sometimes apps blocks installation or updates change in any application. we are sorry, but you need to disable the antivirus application setting during the installation or update of the Office suite product.
However, If you don’t know how to disable the antivirus application on your computer? Please visit your antivirus Official website to know how to disable the antivirus program?
you can also take help from support to know any further queries about any technical problems. Join Live chat with the support desk.
Note- Steps 1,2, and 3 help you to fix the error code 30180 28. If the error still not fixed, uninstall your Office product and reinstall a fresh copy of your Office suite.
Step 4: Uninstall Microsoft Office
Basically, uninstall Office done on Windows in two ways:
- Using Control Panel, and
- Manually uninstall Office.
The First methods quite simple and taking a few minutes to uninstall the Office suite. But sometimes error code 30180 28 block Office uninstall using this method. Second Methods, Manually Uninstall Office taking a long time to complete and need more attention during follow this methods.
If some steps were wrongly done, serious damage or system failure will be seen. Let’s try to uninstall Office using Control Panel.
Method 1: Uninstall Office suite from Control Panel
- Open Apps and Features, using Start.
- Choose your Office product that you want to uninstall.
- Click on the Office product from the list and select Uninstall.
Uninstall doesn’t complete using this method, Manually uninstall Office is required to completely remove or uninstall Office suite from your computer.
Method 2: Manually uninstall Office suite
Manually uninstall or remove Office from the computer taking a long time to finish the process. In this Method, Follow every step in correct order to safely uninstall Office with affecting your computer. Read the article, How to Manually Uninstall Office?
If you have any issue during follow the step of this method, take help from support desk.
Once Office successfully removes from your computer. Follow Step 5, to download and install Microsoft Office.
Step 5: Download and Install Microsoft Office application
After successfully uninstall Office products from your computer, at this step, we will download and install a fresh Office setup from Microsoft Account.
- Login your Microsoft account. Don’t know where login. Click on this link https://www.office.com.
- Click on the Install Office.
- Download and install Microsoft Office.
- Click on the Close, when installation completed.
In this troubleshooting article, we have learned about error code 30180 28 and tips to fix the Microsoft Office error during installation, uninstalling, and updating. All the possible steps to fix such an error code mentioned earlier in this post. However, the error still unresolved on your computer. Please contact support for further bits of help and fix.
Other useful information
If you interested to know how to use Microsoft Office free forever. Read this section of post.
Office Web Apps
This time we are talking about the Office Web suite available only if you have a Microsoft account and an internet connection. With this free strategy, the American firm wants to democratize its office suite in the face of an increasingly present Google Docs.
Here is the procedure to have Microsoft Office for free under Windows 10.
- Download and install Microsoft Edge web browser in its latest version
- From Microsoft Edge, go to www.office.com
- Sign in with your Microsoft account
- Launch one of the Office suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint …)
- Open the Plus menu of the Edge browser
- Click Install this site as an app
- You can close Microsoft Edge
The application icon has been created on the desktop and when you click on it it will launch as locally installed software without needing to launch the browser. It only remains to reproduce the manipulation for each desired application.
As for the documents created, they are in your OneDrive storage space. In the free offer, you have 5 GB available.