Conversion Information for Office 2007 System Trials RRS feed

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  • Customers,


     Recently there have been questions about various Office 2007 trial versions. The majority of inquiries are from customers who have trial versions of pre-installed Office 2007 Suites on either a recently purchased laptop or desktop. Office 2007 trial versions may be installed by the system manufacture allowing customers to test drive the latest technology of MS Office products. After the trial period has expired customers are afforded an opportunity for purchasing a product key that will convert the trial version to a fully functional product. Please follow these steps to convert your Microsoft Office System trial product to perpetual use with no uninstall or reinstall necessary.


    Step 1: Get perpetual product key and start conversion process:


    Obtain the Microsoft Office System product at any retailer or online to get a perpetual product key. After you have obtained your perpetual product you have two options to start the conversion process:


    1. In any of the Microsoft Office trial expiration reminder messages, click Convert.
    2. For Access, Excel, PowerPoint, or Word: Click the Microsoft Office Button, click "Program Name" Options, click Resources, and click Activate.


    For InfoPath, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, Project, or Visio:  Click the Help menu, click Activate Product, and follow the instructions in the Activation Wizard.


     NOTE   To avoid uninstalling the trial if you obtain the full product version at retail, the full product version should be the same version and language as the trial software. For example, if the trial software is 2007 Microsoft Office Home and Student English, the full product version should be 2007 Microsoft Office Home and Student English as well. If the full product version is a different language version, you will have to uninstall the trial and manually install the full product version.

    This information and more may be located on the following webpage:  http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/help/HA101936151033.aspx.  Please feel free to post any questions @ http://forums.microsoft.com/Genuine/ShowForum.aspx?ForumID=1005&SiteID=25


    Thank you


    Stephen Holm
    OGA Forum Manager

    • Changed type Stephen Holm Tuesday, March 31, 2009 11:32 PM
    Wednesday, July 11, 2007 2:07 AM