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Microsoft office cannot install - The operation couldn't be completed ( error -1)

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Mar 26, 2013 9:37 AM

Hi there,


Recently my hard drive crashed and so I bought a new SSD and performed a clean install of Lion on it. I tried to install Microsoft office, but when I try to open the .mpkg installed it says:


The operation couldn’t be completed. ( error -1.)

Couldn't open "Office Installer.mpkg".


Any ideas? It worked perfectly fine previously, and I had used the same installation.


My specs are below:


MacBook Pro

17-inch, Early 2011

Processor  2.3 GHz Intel Core i7

Memory  8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3

Graphics  Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB

Software  Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 (11G63)



MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5)


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