Can't install OFFICE 2010-says "Error 1402. Setup cannot open the registry key"

Error 1402. Setup cannot open the registry key

UNKNOWN\Components\8BEFF...and a very long number

Verify that you have sufficient permissions to access the registry or contact Microsoft Product support Services(PSS) for Assistance.

 

I installed OFFICE 2010 BETA in February over OOFICE 2007.

I have used CLEAN2R and WINDOWS INSTALL CLEANUP and deleted OFFICE entries in the Registry with regedit to no avail.

Can anyone help what to do next?

 
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Last updated July 20, 2018 Views 8,934 Applies to:
Answer

For more assistance on the 1402 error during installation refer the steps mentioned in the KB article below:

 

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/838687

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