Another common cause is that recent Office installers remove all but the last five characters of the install product key once the installation completes. I tweaked them a little and got them working. Since most of the process is manual in this method, it takes more time than the first method which is fully automatic. Press right click on Registration and select the delete option, as shown below screen image. One common cause of this is that the software was pre-installed by the computer manufacturer and your personal product key was sent on a separate card or sticker.
Click the Change Product Key link in the About section of the window. Prior to contacting Microsoft, I did find and try many solutions, but none of them worked. The 25 character key on that Product Key Card is not your office install key, but instead an entitlement key allowing you to install office from that web site. Press Enter to change the key. If for any reason you need to change the product key in Office 2010, you have two options. Since I cannot find the following working solution anywhere on the interwebs, I thought I should post this information for others.
You can also join the Office community to ask a question or start a discussion. Then click Continue and on the next screen click Install Now. In this guide, we will show how you can change or update the product key. After you sign in, you should see a list of Office products that are associated with your Microsoft account. Tip: If you get an Input Error: Can not find script file.
And proofing tools — using keyboard and mouse or touch and digital pen. In Office 2010, change product key in Backstage View by going to the File tab and clicking the Help tab in the left pane of the window. No because you only need to buy one license in which to do imaging. Want to create any spreadsheet or presentation then this software is the best for you. I know this is true for Windows licenses. The client does not want to purchase new software, as they will probably attempt to leave the Office platform and go with Google Apps or OpenOffice or something like that. Well years ago I must have installed Microsoft Office 2010 on to this laptop from a product key I purchased.
And why does it still allow me to use it though if I just hit close? If you need help installing Office 2010, see and. Press Enter to change the key. You can try to activate via phone. However, you can also activate Office at a later time by opening any Office app, clicking on the File tab, and selecting Help. It installs fine with the original valid product key and the original downloaded installer.
For example, the product key may have been mistyped or a product key for a different product might have been used. From Microsoft: Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 64-bit offers you user-driven updates and new server integration capabilities that make it also easier for everyone to track, report, and share vital information. Click the Start button and select Control Panel from the right pane of the Start Menu. The system I am trying to clone is running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. The icon pictures are just messed up but word and excel and outlook can open up everything just fine. Reading the product key from a label can be difficult. For help with installing Office, see.
Select the option that seems easiest to you. It must have started happening when I had someone fix my computer and they completely wiped out everything is my guess. Use the Advanced option to rip out as much as possible of the leftovers. Further, the particular edition of Office has bearing on the key type to be used. I'm not certain whether it applies to Office. However, if you already have your 25-character product key, and you'd like to download Office 2010, you can enter the product key at. If you are not connected, the activation wizard will alert you to connect to the internet.
Activation is usually done either during setup of office 2010 or when you start any office application for the first time after installation. All the icons are messed up as well for any file associated with Office including excel and word. I know the product key is good, still have the order email and double checked, would think it would not even complete install if it wasn't. This is so the can keep buying their products even if they still do the job. Click the Install Now button and wait while Office 2010 is configured with the new product key. Wait for a few minutes. I just tried that number and the prompt gets you through entering all million numbers then says it can't help you and hangs up.
The proper method to determine or change the Product Key depends on your version of Office or Outlook. I've done sysprep successfully and all is well with my new box, except Office 2010 Professional Plus product key did not get wiped by sysprep not too surprising , and I am unable to change the product key. To change the product key currently on your computer and reported by Belarc to your full personal key, you can follow the steps outlined below. Therefore, you have successfully learned how to change the product key for Office 2010 Professional Plus. But I no longer have that product key anymore so what do I do? If you are using a volume edition of Microsoft Office 2010 usually at work places , then you will have to activate office 2010 using volume licenses.