Microsoft setup bootstrapper has stopped working is an error message you see while you were installing MS Office 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 or you were upgrading your office to a newer version.
Microsoft Corporation had an attempt to improve the installation system using upgraded technologies. Before we have seen, to install any product an executable file and a single click was enough. But nowadays, to install Microsoft Office 2013/ 2016, Microsoft Corporation used a modern technology named “Bootstrapper”.
According to its functionality, “Bootstrapper” works to initialize an application built by utilizing “Composite Application Library”.
Microsoft setup bootstrapper has stopped working Solution
Before starting of troubleshooting this problem, you must create a restore point for System Restore.
Steps to the Solution
1. Firstly you have to uninstall Microsoft Office that you have installed to your PC.
2. Now Open the “Run” windows by pressing “Win Key + R”. There is another way to open it: Click on Start, then type “Run” in the search field and it will be appeared in the search result. Now click on Run.
3. Type “Regedit” without double quote in the “Open” field of Run window.