Microsoft Office or Office is a full package of software and services provided by Microsoft. For every Windows PC, Office is like a necessary suite that enables the user to access all the essential tools like Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc. Indeed Office is a reliable suite but still, people face errors while working on Office. Teams error code 500 is one of the common errors people get while installing or using Office suite. Your computer can show you this kind of error due to many reasons like incomplete installation or registry files corruption.
Common solutions for troubleshooting Microsoft Teams Error Code 500:
Clear all cache (credential cache) from your computer
Cache files are very helpful for accessing any program immediately. But cache can also create conflict with some programs. So whenever you face any kind of runtime error; clean all the cache files from your system. You can use the steps mentioned below for clearing the cache:
- Go to control panel; hit the User Accounts button and go to Credential Manager
- Now clear all the credential cache and restart the Microsoft Team client.
- Open system tray and right-click on Teams icon
- Click on the logout button and then restart.
After restarting, Your Office will ask for the credentials. Enter your Office 365 credentials and log in to your Office. Now try whether your Microsoft Team error 503 got fixed or not.
Repair your Office application
Most of the Office errors occur due to broken files. If you get into any error while working on Office then try repairing your application. Follow the given steps for repairing Office files:
- Open your Windows computer and click on Start menu
- Go to Control Panel and navigate to Programs and Features
- Choose Microsoft Office from the list of installed applications
- Now hit the change button and click on Quick repair
- Finally hit the Repair button
If you are unable to repair your Office files with a Quick repair tool then try using an online repair option.
Reinstalling the program will solve various errors like deleted or corrupted program files or outdated issues. You can uninstall Office from your computer and then reinstall the updated version of Office. For uninstalling Office, navigate to Control panel from the start menu. Now click on Programs and Features and select Office from the list. Finally hit the Uninstall button. After uninstalling the Office suite, make sure to remove the remaining files from your computer.
Removing Office setup manually
If your Office is showing errors with uninstalling Office from Programs and Features list then you can also remove it manually. Delete the Windows Installer package from the computer and remove the scheduled tasks from the Office. Now go to Task Manager and end all the click-to-run tasks. You should also remove the shortcuts from the Start menu and remove registry sub keys from the office.
For removing the Windows Installer package, go to C: Program Files Microsoft Office. Now right-click on the Office folder and delete it. Type cmd on the start menu and click on the command prompt. Now click on Run as administrator and remove all the scheduled tasks on Office. Open the task manager and hit the process tab. If .exe or setup*.exe files are running then right-click on the task and hit the end task button. After uninstalling and removing all the Microsoft Office files from your computer; install an updated Office suite. Sign in to Office and install the suite. Click on the run button and wait for completing the installation process. After installing Office, you can easily use Office programs.