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Am I doomed?

by winner2000 / January 19, 2006 3:11 AM PST

I purchased Microsoft Office 2003 (the Small Business Edition) last year though my university (where I got a student discount). I then proceeded to put the program on my laptop. However, I just purchased a new computer and would like to install Microsoft Office on that instead.

My 2 questions are:

1) Am I allowed to even do that?
2) I misplaced the 25-character identification key (the one that I need to install the program onto my computer). Is there ANY way I can find this ID key on my laptop or am I pretty much doomed (and therefore have to purchase another copy of the software?)

Thanks for your help.

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Yes Try This Program
by colindarby / January 19, 2006 4:40 AM PST
In reply to: Am I doomed?

Download the "Belarc Advisor" [Free Program] = Install = and make sure you click on = Software Licences = [left hand side of Web Page]
Hope will assist

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WOW!
by winner2000 / January 20, 2006 4:14 AM PST
In reply to: Yes Try This Program

That little Belarc Advisor program is amazing..so much info, and most importantly the Key was there! Thanks so much!! Happy

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Re: Office 2003
by Kees Bakker / January 19, 2006 4:44 AM PST
In reply to: Am I doomed?

1. Read the EULA (user license). I think, moreover, that Word 2003 is protected by a obligatory registration, although it might offer the possibility to be installed on a desktop and a laptop from the same owner if he declares he won't use those machine simultaneously. But the license conditions for the Student edition might be different from those of the full priced packaged.

2. All you can do: download Belarc Advisor (free) and see if it prints out anything useful. If not, contact Microsoft sales for another key. You might have to prove you've got a valid license (but you've registered, of course).

Kees

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I have
by phantazy / January 19, 2006 3:34 PM PST
In reply to: Am I doomed?

Office 2003 on two machines using the same key, but it's not the 'student' version.

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