Re: 0x8024002D Error During OfficeXP Update
Description of the update for Office 2003 (December 9, 2008)
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
Tundra Rose wrote:
> Using Office Pro 2007, ran Diagnose & Repair (fixed 1 unidentified file),
> still get same error message. Update trying to install Office 2002 SP3
> and can't find file PRORET.MSI in SYSTEM 32 or on install cd (in drive as
> requested by update). Also fails to manually install.
> "TaurArian" wrote:
>> See comments -
>> "drwhy" wrote:
>>> Option 1: Office XP is comprised of at least 5 major applications, but
>>> the error code does not allow to isolate the error to any one
>>> application. That means that I would have to repair every single Office
>>> application (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access and Powerpoint). While this
>>> solution is possible, it is not very practical.
>> Description of the differences between repair and reinstall in Office XP
>> and 2003
>> Note You can also perform a Repair procedure from any of the Office
>> programs by clicking Detect and Repair on the Help menu. This procedure
>> the same procedure that is performed when you click the Detect and repair
>> errors in my Office installation command in Maintenance mode.
>> Please note that all installed Office XP programs are detected and
>> at the same time. It's easy and quite quick really. Make sure you have
>> Office XP CD in the installation drive.
>>> Option 2: I ran a search through the Office XP CD and the file is not
>>> found on it. Is there a particular directory on the CD that I should
>>> point the browser to?
>> Don't know what you're searching for?
>>> Option 3: How do I download the full update when the update process
>>> itself is controlled by the ActiveX control?
>> Office XP Updates - manual download and installation
>> IMHO I would just repair Office and then try MS Updates again.
>>> "TaurArian" wrote:
>>>> Error Code: 0x8024002D
>>>> means - a full-file patch failed because the source was required
>>>> 1. You could repair your Office XP installation and try the patch
>>>> 2. Leave the Office XP cd in the installation drive and try the patch
>>>> again. or
>>>> 3. Download the full updates and install them.