Installing Microsoft Office 2008 Help

cmoe

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Dec 6, 2009
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I just got a copy, with multiple licenses from work of Microsoft 2008, since my new MacBook Pro didn't have it...it only had the trial version. I Installed it the other day, but every time I click to open anything up, it comes up with the free trial version and asks me to put in a product key, or buy one.

Does anyone know what this means? Forgive me, but I'm not a big computer person, so I'm a little lost.


Thanks for any help.
 

YMark

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What is so confusing? Enter a valid product key (usually located on the DVD or on the box), or continue using the version as a trial. This will eventually expire.
 

newdeal

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yes you need to enter the product key from the CD you used to install the software...
 

Gregg2

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If all the license keys have been registered from that set of CDs, then you're out of luck. You'll need to buy your own license, and discs. It might not be totally legal anyway, unless your computer is only used for work. When you get yours, read the license agreement rather than just clicking the button that says you read it.
 

cmoe

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Dec 6, 2009
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Thanks For all the replies. Can someone let me know how to remove the whole trial version? I think if I remove it, the other disk I have may work.
 

Francois4256

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Thanks For all the replies. Can someone let me know how to remove the whole trial version? I think if I remove it, the other disk I have may work.
If the trial is anything like the actual version, you should have a Microsoft Office 2008 folder in the applications folder and in that folder you'll see additional tools and in there is the Remove Office folder with the remove office program..

Hope this helps...

Francois
 

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