2013-06-15, 20:50 #1
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Office 2010 required me to verify product key though I already did.
I installed office 2010 several weeks ago, giving the product key. Today when I went to open Excel, Office asked me for the product key again, and the verification process took 2 or 3 minutes. Why does this happen?
Last edited by jsallen; 2013-06-15 at 21:02.
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2013-06-16, 10:03 #2
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- Close all open Microsoft Office windows.
- Click the Windows Start button, type in:
and then click the "excel.exe" link that appears at the top of the Programs list.
- Click the Microsoft Office Button at the top left, and then click the Excel Options button at the bottom right.
- Click the Resources link at the bottom left, and then click the Active button middle right.
- Follow the onscreen instructions in the Activation Wizard.