How To Fix Microsoft Office Error code 30016-22?

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Microsoft Office Error code 30016-22

Microsoft 365 is a great tool for managing different processes of the different programs from Microsoft but this convenience stops the moment you start facing errors with the installation of Microsoft 365.

This is the issue that many users are facing on Microsoft 365 these days. 

In this article, we will discuss how to fix Microsoft Office Error code 30016-22.

Error with the installation of Microsoft Office is not very rare and therefore, there are many solutions that users have tried for the issue.

We will discuss the user-suggested solutions as well as the official support suggested solutions for the issue in the next section.

How to solve error code 30016-22 on Microsoft Office?

As already discussed in the section above, the error code 30016-22 on Microsoft Office is an issue during the installation process of Microsoft 365.

There can be many issues due to which this error code shows up and we will discuss them with the solutions in this section.

Let’s get started.

Fix 1: The issue with low disk space

There needs to be enough space on the hard disk for the installation process to be completed properly.

If the space on the disk is low, you will need to clear the space before the installation can be completed. Check the space on the hard disk and if you find that the space on the hard disk is critically low, you know what you need to do to solve the issue.

You can perform a disk cleanup to free up the space on the device. There are many ways you can do this like removing the desktop apps that you rarely use, transferring data from the device to an external hard disk, and many more.

Fix 2: There are corrupt files on the registry or the system files are corrupt

When you download certain files from the internet, there can be broken connections and failed downloads. This can cause the corruption of system files or registry files.

If the files related to the installation are corrupt or broken, you will not be able to complete the process of installation.

To solve this issue, you can run an SFC scan on the device. This scan identifies the broken files and helps repair them.

Here is how you can do this.

  • Open the Command Prompt
  • Type the command, (sfc/scannow) in the command prompt window
  • The process for the repair of corrupted files will start and you have to keep the window open till the verification process is completed.

This tool will repair and replace the corrupt files from the system and the registry processes.

Fix 3: Disable the Network Firewall

Many users have noticed that when they have their network firewall turned on, the installation process gets stuck and they face the error code 30016-22.

To evade this issue,  you can turn off the network firewall in the settings for the device till the installation is complete.

If this helps you, we recommend that you turn on the network firewall just after that as it will make your device vulnerable to online threats when the network firewall is off.

Fix 4: Use SaRA tool 

The Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant has been designed for the purpose of helping you with issues with Microsoft Office.

The SaRA tool can be used to completely remove Microsoft office from your device and then reinstall it. 

This might solve the issue and the official support also suggests this solution when you first look for support on the error code 30016-22.

Fix 5: Contact the Microsoft Support team

We have discussed all the probable solutions for the error code 30016-22. If these do not help you, you need to contact the Microsoft Support team.

They will make a note of the issue that you are facing and then suggest you personalized solutions to handle the issue.

Rest assured, you will find the solution with them if nothing else works.

To conclude

The error code 30016-22 on Microsoft Office is an issue that shows up when you try to update Microsoft Office 365.

We have mentioned all the solutions that can help you get rid of the issue and get the installation process completed without any hassle.

We hope that this was helpful. Keep following for more technical advice.

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Rahul Choudhary is a technology and troubleshooting expert. He gives his expert opinion on different technology trends and provides troubleshooting guides for different apps, websites, & consumer hardware products. He graduated in BA English Honours from the University Of Delhi, and later he learned HTML and WordPress. He also did a certificate course in Hardware and Network Troubleshooting , and a certificate course in Computer Architecture.