close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Keeping MS Office after clean install

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Drjones, Sep 22, 2011.


  1. Drjones

    Drjones
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2002
    6,117
    1
    Location:
    CA, just outside the United States
    I have a client that is interested in upgrading around 5+ of their computers to Windows 7. They currently have MS Office 2007 installed on all systems. I doubt they are going to want to also purchase Office 2010 licenses.

    If we move forward with doing a clean install of Windows 7 on several of their machines, how can we reinstall Office 2007 for them without having to pay for it again? I'm not betting on them having any of the original disks or license keys.

    Is there a way to find out the current software keys and re-use them on the same computers?

    Any way to do this??
     
  2. X-ray 4N6

    X-ray 4N6
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    May 18, 2006
    478
    18
    Location:
    London (ex SA)
    Try Belarc advisor
     

  3. X-ray 4N6

    X-ray 4N6
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    May 18, 2006
    478
    18
    Location:
    London (ex SA)
  4. gemeinschaft

    gemeinschaft
    Expand Collapse
    AKA Fluffy316

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2004
    2,181
    0
    Location:
    Houston, TX
    I have used Magic Jellybean Keyfinder in the past. It works quite well for most software packages.

    That way, you can perform a fresh install of Win7 and restore the licenses that they did pay for in the past for their other programs.

    I am sure you can find an .ISO for Win Office 2k7 for the install if you recover the legitimate keys.
     
Loading...
Similar Threads Forum Date
MS Office Tech Talk Mar 14, 2014
Can you install MS Office on a netbook... Tech Talk Nov 18, 2011
MS Office License Question Tech Talk Jun 8, 2008
Help Installing MS Office Tech Talk Jan 30, 2008
Office 2003 AIO install woes Tech Talk Feb 20, 2007
Duty Gear at CopsPlus