Microsoft office Error 30016-4 during the installation of Office program

(Last Updated On: May 11, 2018)

Error 30016-4

If you get an error 30016-4, read the following basic troubleshooting steps.

Microsoft office error 30016-4 usually noticed on computers having network and firewall restrictions . The users computers are not able to reach Microsoft Office servers. Unreachable servers are determinated by running the following command lines.

Open command prompt as Administrator

type as below


By running the above command, it should result with some server name other than unknown. If it shows as unknown, then there is an issue found on your computer network.

In order to fix the above issue, you have to do the following actions:-

Some of the steps are uninstalling Microsoft Office, running MS Office Uninstaller by Microsoft, disabling proxy, firewall, and anti-virus, and running SFC and DISM command.

Error 30016-4

causes of office error code 30016-4:

1.Antivirus software or firewall must be blocking the office installation

2.Internet connection and proxy server settings are preventing the office installation

3.Pre-existing server in the office suite is  blocking the  installation

4.Installing and repair and partially failed the previous version of office suite to prevent the office installation

step by step to fix the error code 30016-4:


step1: uninstall the Microsoft office

step2: Run CCleaner

step3: Disable the firewall and proxy and anti-virus

step4: Run SFC/Scannow command and DISM command


Step1: Remove the windows installer packages

step2: Remove the office schedule tasks

step3: use the task manager to end the click to run tasks

step4: Delete the office files

step5: delete the office registry sub keys

step6: Delete the start menu shortcuts

By using the two methods you can easily solve the error 30016-4.If it is not possible then contact our technical team.They can easily solve your issue within the short period of time.