How to Repair Stdole32.tlb Error Message on Microsoft Excel 2007

Many users complain about getting the stdole32.tlb error when trying to access an Excel spreadsheet. I have found effective ways to fix this error. This message usually appears when MS Office files are corrupted.

Microsoft Office is something that we need in our daily life. It plays an important role in our daily office work. From writing a document, creating a datasheet to giving a presentation, we cannot ignore the need to use MS Office.

In MS Office, Excel is one of the main applications that we find very useful. Excel is a very common application all over the world, and also very important. However, it often happens that the entire Excel spreadsheet gets corrupted and an error message appears due to a small error. This causes anxiety and frustration at the same time.

What causes the Stdole32.tlb error?

  • Due to incomplete installation of Microsoft Office application.
  • Damage to the Windows registry
  • Due to the installation of another Excel-related application
  • Due to a virus or malware infection
  • Due to a bad sector on your hard drive.

How to repair the Stdole32.tlb error?

Perform an SFC scan
Launch an SFC scan

  1. Press Windows + R, type cmd, then press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to open a command prompt as administrator.
  2. Then type sfc /scannow and press Enter to start scanning the system files.

If there are problematic system files, this tool will replace them with a cached copy.

Restore Microsoft Office

  1. Open the Control Panel and select the Programs category.
  2. Click on Programs and Features and find Microsoft Office in the list.
  3. Right-click on Microsoft Office and select Edit.
  4. Click Repair -> Continue and patiently wait for the recovery process to complete.
  5. Then restart your computer.

Uninstall and reinstall Office

  1. Go to Control Panel > Programs and Features.
  2. Uninstall Microsoft Office and the Office Validation Add-on (if it is installed).
  3. Restart your computer and reinstall Office.
  4. When the Office installation is complete, restart your computer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Every time you run Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel, Windows tries to configure Microsoft Office 2007, which is very annoying, and you end up with a stdole32.tlb error. This problem may be caused by a corrupted file or malware infection.

  1. Repair Microsoft Office.
  2. Uninstall Office and reinstall it.
  3. Remove Office keys from the registry database.
  4. Change permissions for registry keys.
  5. Scan the system for viruses/malware.
  6. Run an SFC scan.
  7. Rename the installation file.
  8. Delete the temporary files.

  1. Click on the Windows Start icon (at the bottom left of the screen).
  2. Click on "Settings."
  3. Click on "Applications."
  4. Select "Microsoft Office" (or "Microsoft Excel" if you don't have the full version of Office installed).
  5. Click the "Edit" button.
  6. Choose between "Quick Restore" and "Online Restore".

  1. Go to Control Panel -> Programs and Features.
  2. Uninstall Microsoft Office Suite and the Office Validation add-in (if installed).
  3. Restart your computer and reinstall Office.