Microsoft Office Fix for “We Are Getting Things Ready”

Posted by Jack thomson on July 27th, 2020

Several users reported that they are facing issues with the Office installer. While using Microsoft Office, they get “We’re getting things ready” notification on their device screen. Several users also reported they could not install Office 365. This issue normally crops up when you are trying to install MS Office 365.

It is occurring due to the Microsoft Office system getting corrupted or the Windows Firewall not allowing network access. If you are facing this issue on your device, then you are the right place. In this article, we have mentioned four possible solutions to fix this issue.

Run Office Installer as Administrator

It is one of the simple and most convenient solutions to fix the error. To do, right-click on the Microsoft Office installer executable file (installer.exe) and then select “Run as administrator.”

Run Installer Compatibility Mode

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Right-click on the installation files for Microsoft Office and then click on “Properties.”
  2. Select “Compatibility” mode.
  3. Select the option to run it in compatibility mode.
  4. Choose a rolled back version of the OS in the drop-down menu.
  5. Once again, select the option to run the application as an admin.
  6. Select the “Apply” button.
  7. Click “OK” and the window will close.

Uninstall Other Office Installation

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Tap the Windows + R button on your keyboard to launch Run.
  2. In the search field enter “appwiz.cpl” and tap the “Enter” button on your keyboard to launch “Program & Features.”
  3. Click on the Office software present in the program and features list.
  4. Select “Uninstall” to delete the software.
  5. Reboot your device and check if the issue persists.

Delete Registry Keys of MS Office

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Tap the Windows + R hotkey to open the Run command.
  2. In the search field type “regedit” and then tap “OK” button. Create a backup or a restore point before manipulating the registry.
  3. Now open given registry command:
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Office
  4. Right-tap on the Office button and click “Delete.”
  5. Now browse the given command:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > AppVISV
  6. Remove the “AppVISV” registry.
  7. Now move to the given command:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Office > ClickToRun
  8. Now remove the “ClickToRun” registry.

In this article, we have mentioned four possible solutions to fix We Are Getting Things Ready error in Microsoft Office. You can use any solution from the above article to fix this error.

Source:-  Microsoft Office Fix

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