The 1402 error normally appears when you're trying to install / change the Microsoft Office suite on your PC. The error is caused when the installation utility is unable to change / edit a set of registry keys on your system, preventing it from being able to install the files it needs. Fortunately, you can fix this error by using some simple steps, which are outlined in this article.
The 1402 error normally appears like this:
Error 1402: Could not open key
You can fix the 1402 error on your PC by first running a "registry check", if you're using Windows 98 or 2000. A registry check is a built-in facility for Windows that looks through the registry of your PC and ensures all the elements of it are correct & functioning properly. By using this feature of Windows, you should be able to see if any of the registry … Read More