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Windows 7: Office 2007 retail activation

14 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Office 2007 retail activation

How many copies can legally be installed? And If I am uninstalling from one computer and reinstalling to another with this pose an activation problem?

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14 May 2010   #2

Dual boot XP Pro SP3x86 and Win7 Pro x64
One and maybe

Last I knew, MS limits one to one installation on one machine if one has not purchased additional licenses. MS even regards a mobo upgrade as a new machine and, thus a new license is required. Right!

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14 May 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Hello Jeremy,

It depends on the license terms of the version of Office 2007 that you have. For example, Office 2007 Home and Student comes with three licenses, meaning it can be installed on 3 different computers.

How to find your license designation:

Check out these FAQ about Office 2007 license terms:

Best Wishes,
Microsoft Office Outreach
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14 May 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Since you called it a retail license, you can do this as many times as you want, as long as it is one computer at a time.
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