Finding the solution for Windows Error Code 1712 is only another click away. Read the following article on solving Windows Error Code 1712 in order to finally get rid of it.
When you try to install Microsoft Office XP, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following: Error 2905, C:\Config.msi\filename where filename is the name of an installation file. When you click OK to close this error message, you may also receive Error 1712. You must undo the changes made by that install to continue. Attempts to undo the changes may cause the computer to stop responding.
To resolve this issue, clean boot your computer, and then restart the Office XP installation.
TipFor more information, please see: How to fix Update error #1712