“We’re Sorry… (0x80070005)” Error

(Last Updated On: February 26, 2018)

“We’re Sorry… (0x80070005)” Error When Try To Activate Office 2013


If you get this error when you try to activate Office, please run Office as an Administrator to complete the activation.

“We’re sorry, something went wrong and we can’t do this for you right now. Please try again later. (0x80070005)”

Windows 8

  1. Close all Office programs, and go to the Windows Start screen.
  2. Right-click any Office program icon, like Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, and click Run as administrator.

"We’re sorry… (0x80070005)” error when try to activate Office 2013

  1. Follow the activation steps.


However, if you’re not able to fix the Office issue after all the steps.

we’d like to provide with you an alternative way to install / repair Office.

If you need further assistance in performing the proposed actions, please don’t hesitate to chat with our Technical experts.



The installation errors or any run time errors might occur due to the following issues.

> There may be temporary files, temporary internet files, junk files and cookies which may hamper the performance of your computer.

> This will slow down the performance of your computer and also affects the programs response if it is not resolved.

> There are inevitable issues like malware and spyware if we do not Optimize your computer.

> All such issues might also sometimes crashes the system programs.


Malware and spyware is not detected by your security programs if the user allows them knowingly or unknowingly by allowing them as a trusted program.

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