Can't get Office 365 to install on a MS Azure virtual machine

I am trying to get a licensed copy of my Office 365 installed on a Microsoft Azure virtual machine but am having no luck.  The install starts up but then after a while I get a message indicating that the "background installation ran into a problem".  I've tried to uninstall/repair and nothing works.  

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
What is the Virtual Machine?  Office 365 (2013) needs Windows 7 or above to run.

Does it have excellent internet connectivity?  The install is a streaming install.
SteveL13Author Commented:
Windows Server 2012 R2
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Are you running Exchange on the Server?  Office 2013 includes Outlook and may not wish to coincide on the same server.
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SteveL13Author Commented:
Not to my knowledge.  I just set the server up yesterday via MS Azure portal.  First thing I'm trying to do is load Office 365,
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I am not sure. I have Office 2013 32-bit running just fine (Outlook and all) on my Windows 8.1 machine and also on a Windows 7 machine. I use the 32-bit version on 64-bit machines.

Is the user name for the Server a member of the administrator's group?

Otherwise I am not sure.
SteveL13Author Commented:
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You probably need now to call Microsoft Server Support. I have Office 2013 running several places just fine. I also have a couple of client Server 2012 machines and all is well there. But I do not install Office on a Server, so you need now to ask Microsoft.

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SteveL13Author Commented:
Actually I'm about to give up on the whole MS Azure thing.  Lack of support is the big thing.
Jason SchlueterIT ManagerCommented:
Can the VM reach the internet just fine?  The Azure VMs are pretty locked down on initial boot.  Also, do you use Azure AD or the Office 365 AD?  You'll need to make sure that the machine has joined the domain if the Office 365 license is tied to it.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@SteveL13  - Thanks, and I was happy to help. Unfortunate about Azure in this case.
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