Sunday, 18 March, 2007 11:13 PMMy mother just got a new computer. The CPU only came with a 3month free trial of Microsoft Office. We bought Microsoft Vista Business, installed it, and registered the product key, but microsoft office wont work. It asks us to enter a product key; we entered the key that came with the Vista Business, but it says it is invalid...what should we do?
Sunday, 18 March, 2007 11:23 PMoh...and by what should we do, i mean "are we supposed to actually purchase microsoft office or is something wrong with the product key?"
Monday, 19 March, 2007 5:57 PM
Vista Business do you mean the Windows operating system? If so the product key code only works with that actual product SKU and won't activate a trial copy of MS Office. Your mother recieved a trial version of MS Office for review and if she would like to continue using the product beyond the specified period then she would have to purchase a version of Office. There are a few versions of Vista Office to fit various needs a customer would require. Please review the various versions @ http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/products/FX100487411033.aspx?pid=CL100571081033 and http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/products/FX101757671033.aspx. Please repost here if you have further questions.
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