You are not required to enter a product key, as you are entitled to Windows 10 by virtue of having a genuine consumer copies of previous Windows versions 7 or 8. What is the complete error message that you receive when you try to open other Office applications? Every installations of requires activation. To specify silent installation options in Config. Visit the forums at: , , or. I have the product key for Visio, but I didn't think I should enter it because it's for a trail version and may overwrite the licensed key I have for the other Office products. The trial edition functions just like an Exchange Standard Edition server and is helpful if you want to try out Exchange before you buy it, or to run tests in a lab.
The result is that product activation does not occur during Office 2010 deployment. If your Office 2007 suite includes these programs and you want to continue using them after you upgrade to Office 2010, do not uninstall them before you install Office 2010. However, Office 2010 and Office 2013 already include a vbs-script which will reveal the last 5 characters of your Product Key. Response to your questions: While opening which Office application do you get the product key prompt? I have been working as an editor for pcrisk. Sometimes based on a situation you may need to check or change a Product Key when it comes to Licensing.
You will see if Windows is activated at the bottom of the properties window. Note that this link is only available for unlicensed servers. Alternatively, there are other ways shown in this article. Let us the above details for further assistance. I have an experience of 10 years working in various companies related to computer technical issue solving and Internet security. Common sense and software companies advise users to save their product keys securely in case they need them in the future, such as when re-installing your operating system. Important: Make sure that no Office applications are running when you install Office 2010.
Third Party Program You can also retrieve your Windows product key via a third party program such as , which scans your Windows registry file for the product keys of other software. Losing a product key does not mean you have to purchase the product again, as most of the time you can recover it by scanning through the registry file. To enable this behavior, add the following line to the Config. The program will scan all installations and find associated product keys, including Windows and Office. I would like to know if you have the installation media and product key for Office 2010 suite. How To Find Your Microsoft Windows Or Office Keys Most commercial software comes with some form of protection to avoid unauthorized copying and installation.
What about upgrading from different editions of the suites? Ask for help in the Exchange forums. For more information, see later in this article. Use the Exchange Management Shell to enter the product key To enter the product key in the Exchange Management Shell, use this syntax: Set-ExchangeServer -ProductKey Note that this command works to license an unlicensed server or to upgrade a licensed server from a Standard Edition license to an Enterprise Edition license. If you don't enter a product key, your server is automatically licensed as a trial edition. It is not installed or cached on users' computers.
Unfortunately, that ever-so-important key can sometimes be misplaced or lost. However, you can use a little program called to find out your used Product Key. Product keys are usually on a sticker and consist of 25 characters. This helps the community, keeps the forums tidy, and recognises useful contributions. Hi Andreas Molin, Would you please let us know current situation of this issue? So the command line seems not enough for Office 2016. Last modified: August 19, 2015.
Best regards, Justin Gu Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help. You now no longer have the ability to build an Office installer executable that includes the proper license key. We provide them to you as seen on the sources we collect them from. Find Windows Product Key using Command Prompt From Menu search for cmd, right click and run as administrator. All software, applications, games and download links provided by bladeky. To open the Exchange Management Shell, see.
After Office is activated, no re-activation is required unless the hardware changes significantly. Another feature is the ability to retrieve product keys from unbootable Windows installations. The red bar across the top stating that activation has failed and you are now in limited mode will show up after activation has failed and the grace period has elapsed. Even though this article is for an earlier version of Office, the information also applies to Office 2016. He told me it was activated before but I had to see for myself. Office 2010 and Office 2013 offer a scripted method to lookup your Product Key. Even though this article is for an earlier version of Office, the information also applies to Office 2016.
If you have Office 2013 it will be Office15. Now when I open another Office software I get a popup asking me to enter the Product Key. . Maybe you installed Office 2010 on more than one computer and then realised you had accidentally put the same key into more than one machine which would prevent activation from working properly , and you now need to put the right code in. Simply install and run the application to find out the Product Key note: during the installation, there will be a prompt to also install a sponsored application which you can choose not to install. However, if you want to support us you can send us a donation.