The 1706 error occurs when you use the “InstallShield” application when installing Microsoft Office onto your computer. This error is caused by several issues with the Office installer, and has its roots with the likes of having administrative privileges, having corrupt / damaged files, or just not using the CD properly.
Error 1706. A suitable source could not be found for
Error -1706: A valid product source may not be found. “Error 1706. The installer cannot find the recommended files. Check your connection for help Network, CD-ROM or alternative drive.
Windows 10 comes with a Windows Troubleshooter that can diagnose and fix common functionality issues. Follow these tips to fix Windows Update issues with the troubleshooter: open Settings. Click Related Update and Security. Click Troubleshoot.
In most cases, if your devices do not have our update (KB5003173) or later LCU installed, you will need to install a special standalone Aug SSU (KB5005260). nothing. This update is automatically downloaded and installed through Windows Update.
How do I fix error 1706?
Attachment Actions Error 1706 Setup cannot find required files 2010
- Step 1 Office. Remove Microsoft Office from the Control Panel.
- Step 2: Remove the Windows Package Installer. Select the hard drive where Office was installed and open it.
- Step 3: Delete the Office files. …
- Step 4: Delete the Office registry subkeys.
Do you need SCCM 1706 for Windows 10 1709?
This blog post covers all the tasks required to release the new Windows 10 1709 with SCCM: For Windows 10 1709 Fall Creator Update, you do not need SCCM 1706 to activate as a client. Review the support matrix below for creating a legacy version of SCCM and launching it on your update site.
Ermias is a tech writer with a passion for helping people solve Windows problems. He loves to write and share his knowledge with others in the hope that they can benefit from it. He’s been writing about technology and software since he was in college, and has been an avid Microsoft fan ever since he first used Windows 95.