30203-11 Error code Microsoft Answers Online Live Assist

(Last Updated On: December 22, 2018)

error code 30203-11 occurs while installation, repair or uninstallation of an office program.

We see this error code 30203-11 because of failure with Windows services or corrupted system files.

Microsoft often sends the updates for the programs installed on Windows Operating systems. All these are considered to be optional updates and there are security patches in it. The Office program might show an unexpected error code 30203-11 while installing or repairing an office program. This is due to the insufficient updates on the client’s machine.

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We have to initialize the stopped windows services manually or using advanced scripts to let the computer run normally. Microsoft Office error 30203-11 stops you opening the word or excel programs. In order to rectify these frequently causing errors, try the below functional steps or else connect with the technician for further assistance.

To start the Windows Installer Service, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then type CMD in the Search programs and files dialog box.
  2. Right-click cmd.exe, and then click Run as Administrator.
  3. Type net start MSIServer, and then pressENTER.
  4. Restart the installation process for the program that you want to install.


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Steps to fix error code 30203-11

Some of the steps after activating Windows services.

Perform a simple quick office repair. If that fails to fix, perform an online repair by opening programs and features.

In case if it didn’t work, reinstall the Office application.

In case of failed installation of Office program, refer to the Windows scan process.

This process will detect the corrupted Windows files and will allow you to fix the office issues.


Solution for Error Code 30203-11 :

The basic troubleshooting for above error code is to repair the office program, if it fails we need to uninstall and re-install the program. The necessary steps may be helpful in understanding how to install Office and Uninstall/repair Office programs.
Windows 7

  1. Click Start > Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features.
  2. Click the Office program you want to repair, and then click Change.
  3. Do one of the following:
  • In Office 2010, click Repair > Continue.
  • In Office 2013, click Quick Repair.

You might need to restart your computer  after the repair is complete.

Windows 8

  1. Press the Windows logo key + X to see a list of commands and options. (Basically a quick way to get to Programs and Features in Control Panel.)
  2. Click Programs and Features.
  3. Click the Office program you want to repair, and then click Change.
  4. Do one of the following:
  • In Office 2010, click Repair > Continue.
  • In Office 2013, click  Quick Repair.

You might need to restart your computer after the repair is complete.

If the issue still persists you need to uninstall the office and re install.

 1Type in the product key and click on Setup It will ask you to login to your Microsoft account. So that the new installation is associated with your Microsoft Account. Hence it is not required to keep the product key for the future use. It will be added to your Microsoft Account. Follow the below steps to complete the installation1a   1b        error code code 30203-11      Now you are good to use the new Office 2013 or Office 365.

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