Microsoft Project Professional - Download and Install Instructions

This article is to detail instructions for download/installation of Microsoft Project Professional for current CBC students with a valid Microsoft/CBC email account and password.

           1. Contact IS help desk if you need assistance with your CBC email/password, otherwise proceed to step 2.

            2. Go to: Azure Dev Tools for Teaching (


Common Errors

1. During the install process, the installer is bundled for 32bit and 64bit systems. It will attempt to do 32bit first, so has a common error message that the 32bit installer failed and click to continue for the 64bit installer.

2. A common error message that may also appear is that something went wrong in the installation. Most common reason is that there was an error with the installation due to other Office products being installed. The solution is to uninstall other office products and restart the computer before retrying. If after the reboot it still fails, Microsoft has a tool to uninstall office products that are stuck on the system: First install Project, then you can reinstall the other Office products on the system. 


3. Lastly, if you get an error message about not being able to install outside of the Microsoft App Store, then the issue is the computer is in S-Mode. S-Mode is Microsoft's attempt to make Windows like Chromebooks. To remove S-Mode, Microsoft has these steps:

If you have any issues, our Student help desk in the Library can assist with the installation process.


Article ID: 121413
Tue 12/1/20 11:45 AM
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