This document explains how to fix Microsoft Office Error code 30103-13 if it is not working correctly or throwing an unexpected error while installing office. This solutions applies for Office Home, Office Personal, Office University, Office Academy, Office for business, Office Professional, Office Professional Plus, Office 365, Office 2013, and Office 2016. The error 30103-13 generally occurs while installing Office, Upgrading office, Opening Office, launching Office, removing/uninstalling Microsoft office or while applying windows updates. This error applies to all Microsoft office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Project, Publisher, Visio, Infopath) and the error generally occurs in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and other Microsoft Windows Editions.

Error InformationError Descripton
30103-13 Error Code Log
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   30 mins
Difficulty Hard
Log Name: Microsoft Office <version> 7.97
Source: Application Error
Event ID: 7399
Task Category: (976)
Level: Memory Level
User: <Windows username>
  • Faulting application name: Microsoft Office <Application name>, version: 7.6.0924.84279, time stamp: 0×25485118
  • Faulting module name: Office event.dll, version: 1.3.8434.38989, time stamp: 0×28567375, time stamp: 0×48687770
  • Exception code: 0xa05e974g
  • Fault offset: 0xe06a173b
  • Faulting process ID: 0×999
  • Faulting application start time: 0x05dfga8d71960198
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\<appname>
  • Report ID: d4d83a55-3535-33f4-6898-1488fcd1c679
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Symptoms of Error Code

  • You will receive an Error Message while installing/updating Microsoft Office
  • Slows down overall system speed
  • Ms Office Application Will Stop.

Cause of 30103-13 Error Code

  • Corrupt Office applications
  • DNS Conflict
  • Temp store location is infected with active malware

Steps to resolve Error Code 30103-13

The steps given below should be followed under strict supervision of a Computer Expert. We are not responsible if anything goes wrong with your PC following the steps. All the steps given above are indicative and should resolve the problem in most cases.  You can contact our 24×7 technical support for guaranteed resolution of the issue.
Step 1 Disable Windows Firewall Temporarily :

1. Press Windows Key + R. Run Dialogue Box will open up.
2. Enter Firewall.cpl and Click OK.

3. Click on “Turn Windows Firewall On or Off
Turn Windows Firewall on or off4. In Private network Setting, select “Turn off Windows firewall (not recommended)
5. Do the same for Public Network Setting.
Disable Windows Firewall6. Press OK.
Note: After the issue is resolved you must turn the Windows Firewall on.


Step 2 Temporarily Disable any installed 3rd Party Antivirus:
Some times Antivirus/Malware/Adware programs mark Microsoft office installer files as Spam and block it from installing. Please refer your vendors website for disabling it temporarily. Once installation is done you can activate it again.

In most cases error code 30103-13 should be resolved by following above steps. If however the issue still persists it means there is some critical issue with your system which needs to be fixed manually and is recommended to be done by an experienced Computer Technician.

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Last Updated: 21/02/2016
Solution ID: 693885

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