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    Office XP activation

    I am running Office XP Professional 97,
    on Win 7 64bit.

    It developed problem, so I uninstalled it.

    After reinstalling it , it failed Internet activation and no telephone activation number is listed.

    Other than reinstall it every 50 uses, is there a fix ?
    I do have, and occasionally use, Open Office.
    But for various reasons, I really would like to continue using
    Office XP Professional 97.
    Any Ideas?
    Thanks

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    Last edited by Medico; 2011-11-13 at 04:39.
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    I thought Office XP was the first Office version to require activation. Was it the optional product registration that failed?

    Joe

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    I don't think you have Office 97 --

    Office XP = Word 2002, Excel 2002, etc.

    Office 97 = Word 97, Excel 97, etc.; this version did not require activation

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    Thanks, I'll try those instructions

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    I have no idea how I labeled this disk as office 97, it is Office XP = Word 2002, Excel 2002, etc.

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