Normally this product key is on a sticker attached to the inside of your CD case or located with the manual that came with Office 2007. If you downloaded Microsoft Office 2007, your CD key was probably in an email from Microsoft.
If you've lost your product key, don't worry. It's located in the registry but it's encrypted, making finding it difficult without some help.
Follow the steps below to locate your Microsoft Office 2007 product key code.
Manually locating the Microsoft Office 2007 product key from the registry is nearly impossible due to the fact that it's encrypted. Luckily, a number of free programs exist to help find product keys.
Choose a free product key finder program that supports Microsoft Office 2007.
Note: Any product key finder that locates Microsoft Office 2007 product keys will locate the product keys for any edition you may have including Microsoft Office 2007 Professional, Ultimate, Enterprise, Professional Plus, Small Business, Standard, Home and Student, and Basic.
Download and run the key finder program. Follow any instructions provided by the software.
The numbers and letters displayed by the program represent the Microsoft Office 2007 product key. The product key should be formatted like xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx - five sets of five letters and numbers.
Write this key code down exactly as the key finder program displays it to you for use when reinstalling Microsoft Office 2007.
Note: If even one character is written down incorrectly, the installation of Microsoft Office 2007 that you attempt with this product key will fail. Be sure to transcribe the key exactly.
- If you need to install Microsoft Office 2007 but you've tried everything and still can't find your Office 2007 product key, you may have to purchase the software suite all over again.
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