(Resolved)Office Error 1706 In Windows 7

(Last Updated On: February 26, 2018)

Microsoft Office Error 1706

Description:This describes a problem caused by an incorrect Access Permissions setting for a Registry Key.

You receive an error message when you install an Office program or open an Office program or document.

Error 1706 More Symptoms:

When you install a Microsoft Office program, you may receive one of the following error messages during or at the end of the installation process.

Error 1401: Setup cannot create Registry Key

Error 1402: Setup cannot open Registry Key

Error 1406: Setup cannot write the value to the registry key

After the installation, you may receive the following error message when you try to start your Office program:
Microsoft program has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install the application.
The user who is installing the program, or the user who is opening the program or file does not have sufficient permissions to modify sections of the registry that is required to perform the action.
The user do not  have administrative access on this computer on which you see this error.
Set the permission for the Everyone group of the registry subkeys that are listed in the error message to Full Control.
Disable the third-party application like WebRoot Spysweeper
Some activation problems indicate that the license file is corrupted. If the license file is corrupted, you cannot resolve the problem by removing and then reinstalling the Office product. The license file is not removed when you remove the Office product. Additionally, the license file is not overwritten when you reinstall the Office product. If the license file is corrupted, use one of the following methods to delete the license file.

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