I'm sure when you call they will activate. How do you want to activate your copy of the software? Yeah, I never found anything saying phone support is no longer available for Office 2003. You will be at much higher risk for infection. Tip: If you still can't activate Office, call the activation number, but don't enter anything or say anything. Closing words: Security by obscurity? Microsoft describes how to activate Microsoft Office 2013, 2016 and Office 365 within. The person dealing with me said she had passed it up to her managers and they would contact me shortly with their response.
But we are not finish yet. Office 2003 runs fine with Windows 10. Instructor Yes, you purchased the rights to use the software, but unlike a car, which you can do whatever you want with it, tear it apart, and sell off parts, replace the engine and tires, you can not do that with software. I recently purchased a new computer with Windows 8. Important: When you select the option to activate Office by telephone, you might receive this error: Telephone activation is no longer supported for your product. Not sure how this happens but assuming you still have your older, smaller drive you could boot and try. I did this and when I told them what I was trying to do they said they no longer support Office 2003 and activation won't work any more! Paul, I have to disagree with you because Microsoft don't allow you to activate over the internet because they no longer support the software.
They tell you to activate over the phone but don't give a phone number to do this because they don't support the software any longer. If 2007 the registration key will be in 12. Now then on to the issue. Step 6 After you have entered the number sets provided by telephone activation into the text boxes, Hit 'Next' and then 'Finish'. Not throwing stones directly at you, as I often suffer from this as well. You need to call the activation number 888 652-2342. I selected telephone and I selected my location and was rewarded with: Telephone activation is no longer supported for your product Oooooookay.
The support person went through the process that you'd normally go through on the old automated support calls. This is normally not an issue as you activate by phone and tell the operater what's happened and they give you the activation code. You bought and you are not trying to cheat. Got a strange one today. What a world we live in, eh?! In my eyes a security night mare. How do you want to activate your copy of the software? Are they suggesting their phone activation system was hacked? The wizard will guide you through the activation process. Utter bull, they must have run out of things to say.
I think Microsoft should get on it and produce an activation by web service. This is a Lenovo b570 if that is any helpful information on helping me fix this Does anybody know what the problem could be? Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community. . In the meantime, try to use the phone numbers mentioned in this article to work around this error. If you're activating over the Internet and have a slow connection, you might want to activate by phone. There is an error code when running updates, but I can live with that.
You'll be transferred to someone who can help you. If a user re-installs Office, the phone activation fails. If you have more insights or an idea, or if my assumptions a wrong, feel free, to drop a comment. Once you exceed that limit, telephone activation is required. Modern man's daydreams have turned into nightmares.
Finally I think you may just have to find a number and call them to plead your case. How do you want to activate your copy of the software? A site that is using mixed content via https, and is displaying an activation id. Then a reader pointed me within a to a Self Service for Mobile website. Stubbornness at some level is admirable but it rises to stupidity when taken too far. You don't own the software, in this case, Microsoft does, and you are bound by the user agreement you agreed to when you purchased the right to use the software. If you believe that you are getting this message in error, click Back and choose the telephone option.
Activate Office 2010 on a different or restored computer Your Office 2010 license allows you to reinstall Office on the same computer, and some licenses allow you to activate Office on more than one computer. Called the number this morning. But my take down notice send to Go Daddy has never been answered. The linked Microsoft site provides a select box with country names. There is nothing regarding this problem using Office 2016! I read your solution and called the activation phone number you listed, and Wala!! The telephone activation system will provide you the opportunity to speak with a support representative about all activation issues. Never once have I been asked the reason for re-installing.
Important: January 18, 2017: Customers report that when selecting the option to activate Office by telephone, they receive this error: Telephone activation is no longer supported for your product. It tried and gave an error. The wizard will guide you through the activation process. We are not talking about a startup located within a garage. However, I did use the chat support feature on Microsoft's website: After I told them the problem they asked me for a number that they could call to reach me. I ran into this same problem installing Office Professional 2003 on a computer in mid January 2014 but solved it.
My first conclusion was: Hell, I was tricked by a phishing comment — somebody set up this site to grab installation ids of Office users. It doesn't have all the same bells and whistles, but for basic use, it suits most people just fine. The Owner OrgName Jacada was unknown to me. I now have a fully operational Office 2003!!!! But if you try activating Office and you get a message that you have installed it too many times, use the telephone option in the Activation Wizard to contact a support technician. I have 2013 and it was years between installs so no questions asked, it just activated. Thanks a million for your advice. Only want it installed once.