Unable to open docs for MS Office Word 2013 and Office 2010

If you’re having issue with opening Microsoft Office 2013 application, it’s probably caused by add-ons installed and or the document is set to protected mode.

This tutorial will teach you how to troubleshoot issues with Microsoft Office that are unable to launch or open any documents.
1. The first thing you need to do is open any Microsoft application in the computer (Excel,Word, Powerpoint 2013, etc.)
2. Second, on the application that’s opened, let’s say Microsoft Word 2013. On the upper right corner of the window, click on File, then scroll down to Options.
3. The window for Options will pop up; Select “Trust Center” and click “Trust center settings.”
4. Now, look for the “Protected view.”
5. You have to clear all the boxes under protected view. Uncheck all the options under “Protected View” and click OK to apply the changes.
6. You can now close the application and re-open the documents that isn’t opening earlier.
7. Try opening any file now with Microsoft Office application. That issue should be resolved now.
I hope you learned something from this simple tutorial. If you have any question or suggestion, please feel free to comment below.

General Troubleshooting for Office 2013 and Office 365 Installation

This is the general troubleshooting steps for Office 2013, or Office 365. That's usually caused a third party application having conflict with the installation files. Sometimes it will stop or hangs on 87% etc...

Here is the general troubleshooting steps on how to sort it out. I tried this several times with great success. 

1.       Perform computer clean boot (disable Non MS Services/Startup) = Visit this Clean Boot Link for the steps.

2.       Create and Login to a new Admin Account = Visit this Create New User Account link for the steps.

3.       Delete temp files. Press windows key + R. On the run box type the following;
                 a.       %temp%
                 b.       C:/Windows/temp
                 c.        C:/Windows/Prefetch

4.       Optimize the Internet Explorer.
                1.        Type inetcpl.cpl on run and click OK
                2.        Under General, click on delete browsing history, put a check on all boxes, and click delete
                3.        Under Security Tab, click on reset all zones to default level
                4.        Under Privacy, click on clear sites
                5.        Under Content, click on clear SSL state
                6.        Under Advanced, click on restore advanced settings, and click on reset, put a check on delete personal settings, and click reset

5.       Run the Office 365 uninstaller fixit

6.       Delete Microsoft Office 15 in Program Files and Program Files(x86)

7.       Run IE in private mode;
                  Press control shift + P

8.       Download the 64bit and 32bit Office setup file… login to

9.       Run first the 64bit. An error may appear regarding integrated... Just click on OK.

10.    Run the 32bit installer.

Can't Create New Folder in Windows 7 | Solved

This issue is caused by a corrupted registry.

To resolve this, we will need to rebuild the registry settings. 

First, is open a notepad and copy the code snippet below. Start with the [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FOder]

Code Snippet

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00











[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Offline Files]





[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\PropertySheetHandlers\Offline Files]



Save it as "name.reg" > close notepad > 2xclick on the file name.reg > to the question: Do you want add the information to the windows registry? > OK > restart > must now runs OK!.