Step 3: Enter your Office product key, without hyphens. Microsoft sure knows how to tick off everyone. How much did you pay for the license? Sorry if this is not in the right place i should of posted this, it seemed the best spot than starting a thread. Funny thing, I call Lenovo, they told me its Microsoft's product and its up to them to unblock my key. Here is the info from the recommended diagnostic tool: Diagnostic Report 1. Try downloading and running the tool, then click on the Copy button at the bottom of that tool, paste to notepad and save as.
Counterfeiters abuse product keys to create fake software packages and distribute these to the public. I used Outlook Express with Office 2003 and loved it. The restore disk is from Lenovo, the message came when it loaded on windows that I had to buy a new key because the key I was using was blocked, when I talked to Microsoft they said its a one time use key, however, its the same unit just a hardware change, which it says on Microsoft site could cause a key to become blocked, but how do I get it unblocked? Hi Slipperss, Stay clear of ebay when purchasing software or even hardware of any kind. Office 365 Business Premium Step 1: Go to Step 2: Enter your Office product key without hyphens, and then select Next. The product key is for business users where you have to have a contract with microsoft and cannot be used for home use. They'll ask you how many machines it had been previously installed on.
Cheers sent a msg to the seller telling him i've tried to proactively resolve the issue with the product key by calling microsoft and they have told me it can't be used with a windows 7 home premium. The person that sold you the system has formatted the Surface Pro 2, probably deleted the recovery partition as well, and installed Windows 8 with a illegally squired product key, and sold it back to stores. She then bought Windows 7 Professional. The Virtual support agent can also let you know if your product key has been blocked and can connect you to a live agent. I have a unactivated version of windows 7 installed on my imac i5 and the original product key has been used on another machine after my dad had trouble with his windows vista. Windows runs great, only on a blocked key.
Even though you may be totally innocent and are the victim of someone else's shady activities. And does it matter what type of Windows 7 she has for it to update to the Professional version? But expect that they would need to do an investigations as the product was delivered. Not my intention, this should be asked in it's own thread. It wouldn't matter if you bought the hardware from them or not. I assumed since my key passed authentication that it was legal and everything was perfectly fine. I called msoft and they said use the Key on the sticker on the box. Step 3: Follow the prompts to finish the redemption and setup process.
Thank you for your time and I look forward to a hasten reply. Are you still with the University? It will look something like this: 12345-067-1234567-54321. Unfortunately, there are many dishonest sellers who offer stolen, abused, or otherwise unauthorized Microsoft product keys for sale. Select the Phone Activation option, and hold on for a real person. Step 3: Locate the Office one-time purchase or individual Office app, and then select Install Office to view your product key this doesn't actually install Office. I doubt Microsoft will give you a license, 'cause it's Microsoft, but hopefully they'll look into it, especially if others got screwed over and reported it. I had to go out and buy a retail copy of O'13 which I detest, but it's what works.
For more information, see and. If you'd like to purchase more than 30 copies of Office for work, we recommend purchasing an or of Office instead. Suspect: 065, 066, 067, 068 for Windows 7 Ultimate edition, 220 area for Professional, and the 230, 231 area for Home Premium. Try the soft,calm,reasonable approach 1st and to get him onside and only play hardball if he refuses to accept return of defective goods without good reason Lets see what happens if it's blocked then it's probably a bootleg key last year when Windows 7 first came out a few bootleg corporate keys hit the internet and were blocked by microsoft. You are correct that Microsoft controls the activation process. If you are not the account holder and you purchased this in a retail box, the box and it's contents are counterfeit. Open an elevated command prompt a.
Have you tried reactivating by telephone? If that is the case, as this was done with Lenovo restore disks, it firmly points the finger at them. How the package looked or was sealed means nothing, absolutely nothing I'm afraid. The details could be on-line at the university's website. This is not meant to excuse Microsoft. Problems with language or geographical issues Here are the common errors and how to fix them.
That sounds alot like he has tried to pull a fast one! I also have Office 2007 Student and could easily install it for Word, but it does not have Outlook. Letters and numbers may look the same. To redeem additional products, you'll need to create another Microsoft account. There are just way too many scams out there! I'm another advocate for Thunderbird, especially over Outlook for personal use. Try this: Press Windows key + X Click Command Prompt Admin At the command prompt, type: slmgr. There are legitimate software vendors on auction sites but if it sounds to good to be true then don't buy it.
Providing its the same version Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate etc What happens when you put your dads serial number in? That's why I'm running Linux Mint 17. I can easily install Outlook 2003 or 2007. Please go to your , locate the Pay settings section, and select the link for Change how you pay or Fix how you pay. Arrrrggghhhh, all I can say is that is one convincing fake. Vendor not answering emails or phone -- but it is Sunday! But it is always being used on one computer. The only solution I'm being offered is to purchase another key. Maybe Darin can split this off and place it where it is supposed to be or just post a response here.