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  #31  
Old April 17th 18, 12:23 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general
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"Robert Baer" wrote in message
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Good Guy wrote:
On 16/04/2018 13:07, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

Maybe there are different versions of Office 2003, some of which _do_
require activation?



The OP is using a pirated version which Microsoft has NOW BLOCKED. He
can't even use a telephone just in case he is caught by authorities
RED-HANDED trying to steal Microsoft software.

Mind you, telephone calls can give away your identity. Internet can be
fooled by using VPN and all that.

YOU are a piece of work.
To be X-rated, that is to say, eXplicit, my CD is "Microsoft Office
Student and Teacher Edition 2003".
Virtually unreadable as holographic blaze obscured: "(C) 2004 Microsoft
Corporation"
And below that, even MORE obscured, something like "ALL rights reserved"
NEXT 2 lines impossible to read as-is.


Maybe it IS because it's the "Student and Teacher Edition" that it needs
activation. Since you have to provide proof that you are one or the other,
maybe it thinks you're now trying to install it on a new machine? I got
nothing, other than my Office Pro 2003 installs and runs just fine without
any activation messages.
Sorry.
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  #32  
Old April 17th 18, 01:43 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general
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SC Tom wrote:


"Robert Baer" wrote in message
...
Good Guy wrote:
On 16/04/2018 13:07, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

Maybe there are different versions of Office 2003, some of which _do_
require activation?


The OP is using a pirated version which Microsoft has NOW BLOCKED. He
can't even use a telephone just in case he is caught by authorities
RED-HANDED trying to steal Microsoft software.

Mind you, telephone calls can give away your identity. Internet can be
fooled by using VPN and all that.

YOU are a piece of work.
To be X-rated, that is to say, eXplicit, my CD is "Microsoft Office
Student and Teacher Edition 2003".
Virtually unreadable as holographic blaze obscured: "(C) 2004
Microsoft Corporation"
And below that, even MORE obscured, something like "ALL rights
reserved"
NEXT 2 lines impossible to read as-is.


Maybe it IS because it's the "Student and Teacher Edition" that it needs
activation. Since you have to provide proof that you are one or the
other, maybe it thinks you're now trying to install it on a new machine?
I got nothing, other than my Office Pro 2003 installs and runs just fine
without any activation messages.
Sorry.


https://www.amazon.com/product-revie...d=activatio n

"Great productivity tool
By duane dewaldon March 10, 2015
Verified Purchase

Getting it activated now has to be done by phone... ===
"

How can, what is effectively a "family pack" released in 2003,
still be for sale in 2018 ? Microsoft usually cuts off three-packs
after a very short time, and the price rises to "regular price".

How many would you need to stockpile, to have a "stash" for 15 years ?
A hundred thousand of them ? Are these "keygen + pressing plant" material ?
Perhaps delivered in a plain brown envelope ?

It's fun to find stuff like this for sale, but... the
seller better have a sterling reputation. The product
cannot have just "fallen off the back of a truck".
Or you'll get a surprise answer when you're on the phone
with the "activation person" (that's if your key entry
deflects you to a human).

Paul
  #33  
Old Yesterday, 04:17 AM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general
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Default Install Excl 2003?

On Tue, 17 Apr 2018 01:34:49 -0400, Paul wrote:
Does any Microsoft software have a drop-dead date, with
respect to activation issues ? Apparently people can re-install
WinXP today, and the activation server is still present and
still works for people.


Office 2010 activations are no longer available, neither the
automatic Internet ones nor activation by phone.(*)

We are supposed to have a site license, because we create and erase
virtual machines frequently, but Microsoft shot down Office 2010
activations on us anyway.

(*) I dearly hope someone can prove me wrong. It would be a huge help
at work, where we need to test things with multiple versions of
Office.

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  #34  
Old Yesterday, 04:54 AM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general
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Op 16/04/2018 om 16:15 schreef Java Jive:
On 16/04/2018 13:21, SC Tom wrote:

...


I'm quite surprised to hear this, because recently, as a hopeful
experiment, I tried installing Office 2000 on W7, and it wouldn't run.
I'm having to use Office 2010 instead, although for most things I'm
actually using LibreOffice.


Office 2003 and 2007 run fine on W7.

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  #35  
Old Yesterday, 01:34 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general
Java Jive
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On 19/04/2018 04:17, Stan Brown wrote:
On Tue, 17 Apr 2018 01:34:49 -0400, Paul wrote:
Does any Microsoft software have a drop-dead date, with
respect to activation issues ? Apparently people can re-install
WinXP today, and the activation server is still present and
still works for people.


Office 2010 activations are no longer available, neither the
automatic Internet ones nor activation by phone.(*)

We are supposed to have a site license, because we create and erase
virtual machines frequently, but Microsoft shot down Office 2010
activations on us anyway.

(*) I dearly hope someone can prove me wrong. It would be a huge help
at work, where we need to test things with multiple versions of
Office.


I reactivated my copy of Office 2010 on this machine earlier this year.
I purchased O2010 when I bought the laptop around Christmas 2012, so the
activation may have been via Dell, not Microsoft, nevertheless there are
some well known killers in O2010 activation, one of which initially I
fell foul of relating to permissions on certain files involved in the
activation process. Depending on what messages and other symptoms you
are getting, it's probably worth searching the internet for something
like "Office 2010 fails activation" "put error message here" and being
prepared to examine over several pages of hits.
  #36  
Old Yesterday, 09:42 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general
Robert Baer[_2_]
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Default Install Excl 2003?

Paul wrote:
Robert Baer wrote:
SC Tom wrote:


"J. P. Gilliver (John)" wrote in message
...
In message , Robert Baer
writes:
MikeS wrote:
On 13/04/2018 03:30, Robert Baer wrote:
Please let me know how in the heck to install Excel 2003, as
all M$
programs go thru the "activation" junk, and i need to re-install my
Excel 2003 and (somehow) "activate" it
Any suggestions extremely welcome.
Thanks.
Office 2003 predates online activation.
* NOT TRUE; see below.

You need the original installation software (CDROM or ISO) and the
multi
digit key code which came with it. When you start the installation it
will ask you to enter the code - doesn't even need an Internet
connection.

* Yes; BUT...it bitches and eXplicitly gives X number of uses if you
do not activate it.

I never activated my Office 2003 (installed from CD), and was never
prompted to do so - over some years of use. [XP machine.] I _was_
prompted for the key during installation, which I entered. I recently
installed 2003 on this [7-32] machine (using a different key: I have
two), and again was prompted for the key during installation, but saw
(and have seen) no mention of activation, or a limited number of uses.

Maybe there are different versions of Office 2003, some of which _do_
require activation?

I agree with J.P. I use Word, Excel, and Outlook 2003, installed from
the Office Pro disc I bought way back when. I've had to re-install it
over the years/OS's without any activation requests, or any other
problem (as long as I enter the number correctly, LOL!). Even works fine
on my Win10 machines.

Were those installs before the drop-dead date?
Betcha you will see the activation complaint if you install now and
try to run it.


Does any Microsoft software have a drop-dead date, with
respect to activation issues ? Apparently people can re-install
WinXP today, and the activation server is still present and
still works for people.

When they stop doing that (when they actually kill an activation server),
it will be big news... and lawsuit time.

Paul

I agree WRT WinXP, but at some time from about 5 years ago to maybe 1
year ago they somehow forced activation for Excel 2003 and later dropped
activation support.

  #37  
Old Yesterday, 09:45 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general
Robert Baer[_2_]
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Stan Brown wrote:
On Tue, 17 Apr 2018 01:34:49 -0400, Paul wrote:
Does any Microsoft software have a drop-dead date, with
respect to activation issues ? Apparently people can re-install
WinXP today, and the activation server is still present and
still works for people.


Office 2010 activations are no longer available, neither the
automatic Internet ones nor activation by phone.(*)

We are supposed to have a site license, because we create and erase
virtual machines frequently, but Microsoft shot down Office 2010
activations on us anyway.

(*) I dearly hope someone can prove me wrong. It would be a huge help
at work, where we need to test things with multiple versions of
Office.

Thank you for the info!
Can act as proof that activation is needed for Office 2003 and no
phone support either.

  #38  
Old Yesterday, 09:54 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general
Robert Baer[_2_]
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Paul wrote:

If the Activation server reports "too many re-installs" for
a product with activation, the server will stop activating
the product.

You can phone Microsoft at the toll-free number, and have
them reset that. Explain what you were doing, like that you
were installing over and over again because you thought
there would be a different/better outcome, and they may
help you.

A certain number of software issues with Microsoft, receive
free support. And resolving Activation issues is one of those.

Paul

Thanks, worth the try.

  #39  
Old Yesterday, 10:00 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general
Robert Baer[_2_]
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Default Install Excl 2003?

SC Tom wrote:


"Robert Baer" wrote in message
...
Good Guy wrote:
On 16/04/2018 13:07, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

Maybe there are different versions of Office 2003, some of which _do_
require activation?


The OP is using a pirated version which Microsoft has NOW BLOCKED. He
can't even use a telephone just in case he is caught by authorities
RED-HANDED trying to steal Microsoft software.

Mind you, telephone calls can give away your identity. Internet can be
fooled by using VPN and all that.

YOU are a piece of work.
To be X-rated, that is to say, eXplicit, my CD is "Microsoft Office
Student and Teacher Edition 2003".
Virtually unreadable as holographic blaze obscured: "(C) 2004
Microsoft Corporation"
And below that, even MORE obscured, something like "ALL rights
reserved"
NEXT 2 lines impossible to read as-is.


Maybe it IS because it's the "Student and Teacher Edition" that it needs
activation. Since you have to provide proof that you are one or the
other, maybe it thinks you're now trying to install it on a new machine?
I got nothing, other than my Office Pro 2003 installs and runs just fine
without any activation messages.
Sorry.

Have used Office 2003 for ages, n problems, no activation needed.
Even had 2 different OSes (Win2K, WinXP), same "machine" .
The XP got clobbered.
NEVER was asked about status (student or teacher); so that cannot be
the issue.

  #40  
Old Yesterday, 10:13 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general,alt.windows7.general
J. P. Gilliver (John)[_4_]
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Default Install Excl 2003?

In message , Robert Baer
writes:
Stan Brown wrote:
On Tue, 17 Apr 2018 01:34:49 -0400, Paul wrote:
Does any Microsoft software have a drop-dead date, with
respect to activation issues ? Apparently people can re-install
WinXP today, and the activation server is still present and
still works for people.


Office 2010 activations are no longer available, neither the
automatic Internet ones nor activation by phone.(*)

We are supposed to have a site license, because we create and erase
virtual machines frequently, but Microsoft shot down Office 2010
activations on us anyway.

(*) I dearly hope someone can prove me wrong. It would be a huge help
at work, where we need to test things with multiple versions of
Office.

Thank you for the info!
Can act as proof that activation is needed for Office 2003 and no
phone support either.

I'm a bit puzzled how the above discussion of O2010 activation proves
anything about O2003. (I say again, my O2003 never showed any sign of
needing activation - or even going online - either many years ago, or in
the last month or two.)
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