How to Fix Error Code 30068-4 and Error Code 30068-4 (1715) When installing Office 365/2021/2019

If you see an error that contains Error Code 30068-4 when you try to install Microsoft 365/2019 and 2021, try the following steps to resolve this error 30068-4. And in some cases, the installation or update of Office may end up with Error code 30068-4 (1715).

Error Code 30068-4

How to Fix Office 365/2021/2019 Installation Error Code 30068-4, Error Code 30068-4 (1715)

Follow the below methods to fix the Error 30068-4  or Error 30068-4 (1715)

Temporarily disable windows defender and Antivirus

while installing or updating the Microsoft Office may occur Error 30068-4  or Error 30068-4 (1715), due to restriction in Network or firewall. The rules set in network rules or firewall in the computer may block the installation of Office program or its updating as a part of their security measurements.

By disabling or giving expectation in the windows defender or Antivirus, you could fix the Error code 30068-4 (1715) for Microsoft Office 365/2021/2019 Installation or update.

How to disable defender and Antivirus from windows security.

  • Click on the window Start button and type “Windows Security” to search for that app.
  • Select the Windows Security app from the search results,
  • Go to Virus & threat protection, and select Manage settings.
  • Switch Real-time protection to Off.

Now try to install the office or try updating Office and check whether the Error code 30068-4 (1715) is fixed.  Still same issue follows the next instruction below

Run SFC and DISM Scan to Fix Microsoft office installation / update issue for Error code 30068-4 (1715)

You can also perform a system file check using the System File Checker tool to scan for and replace any corrupted or missing system files.

  • Press the “Window + R” keys collectively to open the Run box,
  • Right here type in “cmd” and press “Ctrl + Shift + Enter” keys collectively on your keyboard to open cmd with the admin permissions.
  • Here type in the given instructions and then press “Enter” after each:

sfc /scannow

SFC Scan

  • Restart your PC afterwards and see if the error is solved or not.
  • DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
  • DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
  • DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth


Now try to install the office or try updating Office and check whether the Error code 30068-4 (1715) is fixed.  Still same issue follows the next instruction below

Registry repair to fix Error 30068-4 and Error code 30068-4 (1715)

Due too some old broken office registry files or free edition office registry files there are chances of office installation Error code 30068-4 (1715) and Error 30068-4

Disclaimer: Before you proceed any changes which you make in registry, please ensure you take a back up the registry settings. Its best to consult the expert on chats for the guidelines.

Note – How to back up and restore the registry in Windows  Click here

Below steps to repair registry ( if you not sure about it, talk to chat experts for the guidance :

  • Open registry editor. (Press the windows start Button +R at same time, run windows dialogue box will appear in run windows type regedit and press enter to open registry editor)
  • We will Delete the preinstalled or older registry key which block the installation of latest version or update.
  • Navigate the below keys and delete it.









Once above steps is successfully completed, please restart the computer and try to install or update the office, if the error code 30068-4 still appears

Check if the office service is disabled, this can also cause issue for error code 30068-4

  • Press the Start key Windows Start button + R to open Run.
  • Type services.msc in run windows and click OK.
  • In the Services window, scroll down until you find Microsoft Office Click-to-Run service.
  • Still, right- click it and elect Properties
  • If the status says Disabled. On the General tab, in the incipiency type drop- down, elect Manual or Automatic. Click Apply, also OK.

please restart the computer and try to install or update the office, if the error code 30068-4 still appears

Uninstall of office using Microsoft removal tool to fix Error code 30068-4

  • Click here to remove the Microsoft removal tool
  • Once the removal tool downloaded, select Run to launch the SetupProd_OffScrub.exe file
  • Select the version you have on the PC to uninstall, and then select Next
  • Follow through the remaining defenses and when urged, renew your computer.
  • After you renew your computer, the uninstall tool automaticallyre-opens to complete the final step of the uninstall process. Follow the remaining prompts.

Note the tools also provide you option to download the Office, please skip it.

How to download the ISO file of Office

  • Login to my account page
  • Click on subscription tab
  • Download the ISO file from there.
  • Once the ISO file is downloaded, please double click on it and install it


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