Change Office 2007 Product Key

September 22, 2008

Before you start reading this blog let me clear some thougts with you.

This BLog can help you to change the product key of Microsoft office 2007 editions.

Basically this can help you in server (2003, 2008) because office 2007 is not supporting terminal services, in this case if you are using volume lisance key then no problem but if you are not using the same then you need to change product key of office 2007 edition.

Hope ,following  steps can help you to change the product key of office 2007,

  1. Close all Microsoft Office applications.
  2. Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
  3. Locate the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Registration

    Note You may also find another subkey that resembles the following subkey:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Registration\{91120000-0011-0000-0000-0000000FF1CE}

  4. If you find additional subkeys that reference Microsoft 12.0 registration, open each subkey, and then identify the product by the ProductName entry.
    For example: ProductName=Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007
  5. When you find the subkey for the product from which you want to remove the existing product license key, delete the following entries:
    • DigitalProductID
    • ProductID
  6. Exit Registry Editor.

The next time that you try to run an Office application, you will be prompted for a new product license key. Then, you can enter the product license key.

Hit the “Install Now” button and you Office app, will be updated with the new key. After updating you can activate you Office app, without reinstalling it

Enjoye!!!!

Regards,

Kuntal(Sr. System Administrator)

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