Validate RRS feed


  • Go to to validate your Office program.  If validation fails, proceed the steps below:

    1) Go to: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Office\Data\
    2) Delete the data.dat file.
    3) This data.dat file is for Office (not OGA).
    4) Once the file has been deleted, open an Office application such as MS Word (or your own personal favorite) and ACTIVATE it.
    5) After product activation is successful, try revalidating (this is the OGA part; Office Genuine Advantage) by visiting:  and click "Validate Office"

    Wednesday, February 21, 2007 2:00 AM