Resources to help you activate a license in Microsoft Office programs

INTRODUCTION

When you install a Microsoft Office suite or individual program, you are prompted to activate that suite or program. This article lists the resources to help you activate 2007 Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 2003. Visit the Microsoft Web site for your version of Microsoft Office for activation information:For troubleshooting help and additional resources about Microsoft Office activation, see the "More information" section.

This article is intended for a beginning to intermediate computer user.

More Information

The following articles and resources provide troubleshooting information if you have problems activating the Microsoft Office system, and additional information about product activation.

Troubleshooting information for Microsoft Office activation

For more information about how to troubleshoot activation of a 2007 Office product, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
919895 How to troubleshoot problems that you may experience when you try to activate a 2007 Office product
For more information about how to troubleshoot activating an Office 2003 product, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
903275 How to troubleshoot problems that you may experience when you try to activate an Office product

Additional resources about Microsoft Office activation

For more information about product activation in Microsoft Office System products, visit the following Microsoft Web site: For more information about the Office Activation Wizard, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
293151 Description of the Office Activation Wizard
The Microsoft Genuine Advantage Support page is for customers who have questions about the Microsoft Genuine Advantage program, who want to know more about the validation process, or who need help resolving a validation-related problem. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Counterfeit software can cause a failure to activate. If you think your copy might be counterfeit, visit the following Microsoft Web site for more information:
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Article ID: 828958 - Last Review: Dec 16, 2010 - Revision: 1

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