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#197913 17-Jun-2016 14:21
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Hi guys.


I have a copy of MS Office 2007. I have it all up and running on my laptop but I am wondering if the code still has any use or if I can throw the box/container out. It's a 3 use code, not sure if I have used it up or not. 





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  #1575766 17-Jun-2016 14:24
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This sounds like FPP (retail) product.  Keep it for installing on a future computer as with this product you are allowed to uninstall it from one computer and install it on another.

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  #1575771 17-Jun-2016 14:35
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And if online activation fails just use the phone option.


edit: which is automated, no people involved.


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  #1576948 20-Jun-2016 10:48
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 It's a 3 use code...



Are you sure ?
MS made all that as clear as mud . Ive a customer thats insists she has a 3 license version of Office Retail, when in fact its a single Lic (the **** at the retail shop
didnt have a clue & told her some BS when she bought it)
The home & student may be 3 lic, but that doesnt have outlook. The versions with Outlook probably wont be 3lic


In any case, if you just re-use it , it usually will activate . Sometimes as above, you just need to do a ph activation & will need to speed to them, automated ph activation
usually wont go through when theres a activation/lic issue to sort out



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  #1576983 20-Jun-2016 11:09
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They just ask you if its installed on another computer and you say no and they give you the code to put in to make it activate when I have done it before.


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  #1576985 20-Jun-2016 11:18
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Usually if a reasonable length of time has elapsed, the online activation works fine (I have done it after about 9 months, no problems).

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