If you are having to call by phone to activate then that means that you have used the same key multiple times. Modern man's daydreams have turned into nightmares. You should be at your computer when you call, and you should have your software Product Key available. If you removed Windows and Office, purchased new copies of both and installed the new copies, then the old licenses do not matter. You will be at much higher risk for infection. So I assume not volume licensing or through Office365, which actually have some mechanisms to prevent this.
With a one-time purchase of Office for Mac, you only get one install. After you enter your Product Key and activate your software, you will have full functionality for the programs and features that you purchased. You don't own the software, in this case, Microsoft does, and you are bound by the user agreement you agreed to when you purchased the right to use the software. If you have a problem with your activation, contact a customer service representative by using the telephone number provided in the wizard. I have to say, they have done a very good job. In Reduced Functionality mode, your software behaves similarly to a viewer. Yeah, I never found anything saying phone support is no longer available for Office 2003.
Sometimes you just have to let go of old knowledge when it is no longer valuable. Start a 2007 Office program to start the 2007 Office Activation Wizard. I could only imagine this situation occurring if you have a Retail Office2007 edition installed because Retail editions are limited to a small number of activations. When you start your Office 2007 programs for the first time after installation, you are prompted to enter your Product Key, if you have not already done so during Setup. Hence I purchased new 2013 licences and upgraded those machines to win 7 pro and then installed office 2013 licence. I'm not at all clear what you mean about phone activation vs. Please note that some software packages may be available in a multi pack or volume licensing option.
Hello pfairclough, There is no publically available means to check how many times a given Office product key has been activated. Gates maintain his billionaire lifestyle while he has decided that since I'm unwilling to continually purchase the Next Newest Greatest Microsoft Thing I'm going to be prohibited from the full and free use of my duly-purchased product. This error occurs when you've reached the maximum number of activations that Office allows. When you install Office 2013 you should be using and you will enter in the product key you purchased. You have purchased the licensing rights to download, install and use this programs on 3 computers. Simply copy and paste the code below into your web site Ctrl+C to copy It will look like this: Can I use Microsoft Office 2007 on more than one computer? Note When you uninstall the 2007 Office product, the license file is not removed.
Anyone know how to do this with Office 2007? Then, downloaded and executed the license terms package. I guess I re-installed it at some point. You might consider uninstalling all the Office applications and then reinstalling just Office 2013 again new and get a single key on the inventory list. More than 3 would appear to be disallowed. Microsoft Office Hi , I am not able to install the office 2007 version. Thanks to the others of you who were helpful in your comments.
Anonymous Yeah I'm pretty sure this don't work anymore, didn't for me anyways. Stubbornness at some level is admirable but it rises to stupidity when taken too far. Hope it helps another user with the same question as me. Federal Law strictly prohibits sharing or copying of licensed software from one computer to another. For more information about your Product Key, see For additional troubleshooting information, visit the site.
Regards JohnHello John, This link says you can just call, it works because I have done it in the past. You will have to find the Microsoft support phone number for the product and talk to them over the phone, they should be able to give you a working code. How do I activate Office 2007 at a later time? So, if you bought the Home and Student 2007 edition, you should be able to install it on 3 computers. Now if for some reason they won't, just install , it is free, and can read and save files in the microsoft office formats, and many other office suite formats. If you are not running a trial version of 2007 Office, continue to Method 3. If you are running an expired trial version of 2007 Office, you must install a retail version of 2007 Office.
So, I recently re-formatted my hard drive and cleaned up my laptop, as I usually do every couple of months to keep my system purring. On explaining that I am simply reinstalling office after a windows installation, they have always given me a new number. I bought 5 licences from microsoft. Then I clicked the latter link, then clicked on the 1st line of the resulting page: Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007. We aren't in the business of telling people how to crack software here. Read this and then I guess, you're off to another site. When a program is installed, it means it is literally residing on that computer.