Why do I get an error whenever Office 2013 tries to open a .docx file?

Salim B March 15, 2014
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After updating my Office 2013 I got this error when trying to open a .docx file directly.

Please help me to fix it .

  1. Henry Maxwell
    March 19, 2014 at 4:16 pm

    You can resolve the above problem by performing any of the two methods given below:
    Method 1: Download and run Microsoft Fixit 50123 from this link: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9779673&entrypointid=MATSKB . Copy and open this link in the browser and the fixit will start downloading automatically and then install and run this fixit. For more info, visit http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971187

    Method 2: Repair or reinstall Microsoft Office

    If you will perform any of the above two steps, your problem will be resolved.

  2. Hovsep A
    March 15, 2014 at 6:37 am

    You receive an error message when you try to install or run an Office program: "This patch package could not be opened" or "The installation source for the product is not available