Many folks face the Error 0xC004F074 while activating the office 2016 licensed version. The user will face an exact error message which is popularly called as Error Code 0xC004F074.
This problem can usually occur due to the time and date sync issue on the computer. Few times the Error 0xC004F074 could be due to DNS update problem or it could be due to the Microsoft office 2013 and 2016 getting co-hosted on the same server.
Here are the three best way to fix Error Code 0xC004F074.
- Way 1: Download and installation of Microsoft Office 2016 Volume license Pack -Latest version
- Way 2; Disabling and re-enabling the DNS host
- Way 3: Check the system clock for the time and a calendar for the date
Here is the step by step guide to solve the Error 0xC004F074
Way 1: Download and installation of Microsoft Office 2016 Volume license Pack -Latest version
If your system is co-hosting the office 2013 and office 2016 KMS host and the operating system is either window 7 or window server 2008 you will usually face the Error Code 0xC004F074.
Download and install the latest version of Microsoft Office 2016 licensed pack.
If you are facing the issue on your PC then try making use of a reliable software which will help to scan the repository and replace all the missing folders. This will rectify all the issue if the issue is occurring due to the corruption of the system.
Way 2: Disabling and re-enabling the DNS host
The error can be due to non-updation of DNS. The quick fix is to disable and then re-enabling the DNS publishing. In order to do so, first, disable the DNS by publishing Slmgr.VBS script.script. It can be also done manually with the help of command prompt by login in as admin and then disable it. Finally, enable the DNS publishing by setting the value of the key to 0.
Way 3: Check the system clock for the time and career for the date
There are high chances that the client system’s date and time are not in the right sync with the server. This can lead to error 0xC004F074 during the activation of Office 2016. If the client computer system time on the KMSpico host and mismatched with yours and differ by 4 hours then it can lead to error.
The best practice is to make use of Network Time Protocol (NTP) time source it will eliminate the Error Code 0xC004F074. The error can also be rectified by configuring the active directory service to synchronize the timing between the client and the server on the network.
If you face any problem with your computer system or the notebook, notebook, the best option is to make use of software which can scan the repository and replace the missing files.
By fixing the issue you can easily access all the Microsoft office 2016 tools and application. Enjoy the uninterrupted access to all the premium features by activation the Microsoft office 2016 error.