[Fix] Windows XP Shows Error Message: Installation of Microsoft Office 2010 Requires MSXML Version 6.10.1129.0

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When you try to install Microsoft Office 2010 in Windows XP, you might get following error message:

Setup is unable to proceed due to the following error(s):

The installation of Microsoft Office 2010 requires that MSXML version 6.10.1129.0 should be installed on your computer. Install the component and re-run the setup. Correct the issue(s) and re-run the setup.

To fix the issue, you can follow any of following solutions:

Solution 1:

Download and install Windows XP SP3 from here. SP3 contains MSXML, so it'll fix your problem.

Solution 2:

If you can't download and install SP3, you can manually download and install MSXML using this link.

Solution 3:

If the above solutions don't work for you, do as following:

1. Type regedit in RUN or start menu search box and press Enter. It'll open Registry Editor.

2. Now go to following key:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{F5078F18-C551-11D3-89B9-0000F81FE221}\6.0\0\win32

3. Right-click on win32 key and select Permissions.

4. Now select your username and provide Full Control to it.

5. After that in right-side pane, change value of (Default) to following:

C:\Windows\System32\msxml6.dll

NOTE: Here C: is system drive where Windows is installed in your system. If you have installed Windows in any other drive, change C: to that drive letter.

After following any of above mentioned solutions, re-run Office 2010 setup and now it should work without any problem.





Posted in: Microsoft Office, Troubleshooting, Windows XP


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