Microsoft office mac 2011 installation failure

Sep 19, PM in response to scottb6 In response to scottb6. Yeah, I created another user as several others have done and installed the update. Then deleted the user. This is very un-Mac Steve, out of curiosity, how were you able to create a user account with a space in the path? When I try and create a new user on No idea Scott. I created that user account in Leopard, and it stayed with me as I upgraded to Snow Leopard and now Lion. Sorry I can't help. Sep 21, AM in response to davidrh In response to davidrh. I have installed However, with When I logged in with my local admin account, it won't install the update because the Hard Drive has this Yellow "!

I've asked Microsoft why this happened and they said it's not their fault, it's Apple's fault.

[FIX] “The Installation Failed” Error While Installing Office For Mac

Sep 21, AM. Sep 21, AM in response to scottb6 In response to scottb6. I have had the same issue and have read the solution that Scott suggested still with no luck, I just can't get this update to go in. I am running What I found is when I changed the. Maybe it has something to do with the QuitApps.

It wasn't like this in the I figured out what was wrong. It was a Microsoft problem. If you still have the For those of us that don't have the "smarts" to view the scripts, could you share what you found? Communities Contact Support. Sign in Sign in Sign in corporate. Browse Search. Article Author. In reply to RichardTootill's post on March 2, Did you run Disk Utility to Repair permissions?

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I figured out what was wrong. It was a Microsoft problem. If you still have the For those of us that don't have the "smarts" to view the scripts, could you share what you found?

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Can you reproduce the failures and provide additional info: When you see the 'Install Failed' message, can you click on the 'Window' menu for the Installer and then select 'Installer Log'. User profile for user: Southlake Steve Southlake Steve. Sep 19, PM in response to scottb6 In response to scottb6 Yeah, I created another user as several others have done and installed the update. Thanks Scottb6. Sep 19, PM in response to Southlake Steve In response to Southlake Steve Steve, out of curiosity, how were you able to create a user account with a space in the path?

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Sep 21, AM in response to davidrh In response to davidrh I have installed Sep 21, AM in response to scottb6 In response to scottb6 I have had the same issue and have read the solution that Scott suggested still with no luck, I just can't get this update to go in. User profile for user: Peetahsee Peetahsee. Mac OS X Speciality level out of ten: 0.