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      10-25-2007, 10:33 AM   #1
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OT:Trying to enter product key oN bottom of laptop

to register it and use all me gear on here and its aying its wrong
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right, i now cant use my mircosoft word or my other things on here!! says it says a product key! underneath the unit is a 25 letter/nu,mber product key? is this not it?

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Carlos,if the number on the back of the laptop is not registering,look for the original disc & see if that number works.
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Word etc has a different number to Windows Carlos
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You say you're entering the number on the bottom of the laptop?

The keyboard's on the top matey
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Cafe.Racer You say you're entering the number on the bottom of the laptop?

The keyboard's on the top matey
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The microsoft label on the bottom will be for your Operating System (XP or Vista) This will not work for MS Office. You will need to get the 25 digit product key from the original certificate which would have come with the Office product. The certificate (A5 sized - no not Audi A5 but paper A5) looks a bit like a bank note with a silver strip embedded in the paper.
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The microsoft label on the bottom will be for your Operating System (XP or Vista) This will not work for MS Office. You will need to get the 25 digit product key from the original certificate which would have come with the Office product. The certificate (A5 sized - no not Audi A5 but paper A5) looks a bit like a bank note with a silver strip embedded in the paper.
im screwed then, my old doris threw away the box the day after i bought it? i dont think i have an ypaperwork for it now? FFS:sad0147:
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If you know which version of Office it is, I can probably 'liberate' a product key for you.
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Didn't we run through this before ...........
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If you know which version of Office it is, I can probably 'liberate' a product key for you.
how do i find out what version it is mate?

also will all my other applications work with the ''one product key'' or is there diff ones for each?


cheers mate

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Remember Carlos, when you are turning the laptop over to look at it you are actually reading it backward. Try typing it in backwards as if you were looking down on it through the laptop
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Carlos, if you are stuck, you could try open office its free.
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Remember Carlos, when you are turning the laptop over to look at it you are actually reading it backward. Try typing it in backwards as if you were looking down on it through the laptop

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Carlos, if you are stuck, you could try open office its free.
cheers mate, but what if this version is not as good as the version i have but cant use?
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Carlos,

I'm sure that open office or even Word 95 is just as good.

If you are asking about basic licensing questions then i'm sure you are not going to be doing anything advanced.

Here's what versions of office exist (or existed)

Office 95
Office 97
Office 2000
Office 2003
Office 2007

I would put my money on 2003 or 2007.

Go to

Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs

Then scroll down to Microsoft Office ... it'll show you what version you have.
Something like Microsoft Office Standard 2003.
There are lots of variants of office.

If you threw out your box with the hologram then you are screwed.
Normally the hologram should be on the CD packet for office.

The cost for a new bit of paper is anywhere in the region of 170+ depending upon variant of Office 2007 you want!
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Carlos,

I'm sure that open office or even Word 95 is just as good.

If you are asking about basic licensing questions then i'm sure you are not going to be doing anything advanced.

Here's what versions of office exist (or existed)

Office 95
Office 97
Office 2000
Office 2003
Office 2007

I would put my money on 2003 or 2007.

Go to

Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs

Then scroll down to Microsoft Office ... it'll show you what version you have.
Something like Microsoft Office Standard 2003.
There are lots of variants of office.

If you threw out your box with the hologram then you are screwed.
Normally the hologram should be on the CD packet for office.

The cost for a new bit of paper is anywhere in the region of 170+ depending upon variant of Office 2007 you want!
micro machine office 2007!!??!
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