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by franp12000 / July 3, 2011 4:25 AM PDT

Is it possible to transfer Microsoft office to a new computer

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Re: MS Office
by Kees_B Forum moderator / July 3, 2011 4:30 AM PDT
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You've got to reinstall it from the original install medium. If you've got only one license it's up to you to convince the activation office at Microsoft that you trashed the old machine on which it was installed, or - at least - uninstalled that copy.


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It is possible to transfer MS office
by sysadminchik / November 3, 2011 8:28 PM PDT
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But activation is the problem
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / November 3, 2011 8:50 PM PDT
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When a re install is not an option
by sysadminchik / November 4, 2011 5:52 AM PDT

There are many cases when a reinstall is not an option.

1. The lack/damage of original CD.
2. To preserve the same installation feature set , settings and customizations.
3. To save time by making bulk capture and install. e.g capture and install 50 applications in 6 clicks
4. To repeat the installation several times (for example MS office license allows installation on 2 computers)
5. To back up and recovery the same state of the program.

Did I miss anything?

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This has been answered
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / November 4, 2011 5:55 AM PDT

in the other post you made.

No need for further comment.


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Be careful.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 4, 2011 6:01 AM PDT

Promotion of an app like this can result in locks and deletes.

To avoid this, offer more than one solution.

For example if someone asks me about how to edit Word documents I can be fair by noting both Microsoft and Open Office.

By doing so I am in the clear and not promoting any single product but offering solutions.

Your single solution can get you labeled as a spammer.

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