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  1. #1


    keith Guest

    help needed

    Hi All,
    A few months ago a guy at work emigrated and sold me his WORD 2007,,he let
    me have it cheap and i waspleased with it,the trouble started when i wanted
    to install a small program to help me manage my window cleaning round.It
    wont function without microsoft excel,ok i thought no prob,i had excel on
    the cd,so i installed it,again no prob,but when i started it up it wanted me
    to enter the productkey,which i entered from the original word cd ,both
    programs along with excess etc are all on the same cd.Howver when i try and
    enter the key,it just wont have it,and keeps telling me its the wrong key.i
    can only use it now about 20 times before the activation thing runs out.A
    freind has told me that its a fake or copeid cd thats why i got it cheap,my
    fault entirely but i was not aware when i brought it that it was fake,i was
    just stupid enough to be pleased with a bargain.Can anyone please tell me
    here is there anyway around this problem? there is no way i can buy it,i
    dont earn enough and it would break me to buy a new copy,ive tried a key gen
    but after feeding in a bout a 100 codes that were rejected ive given up.Any
    help would be gratefully recieved,the guy who sold it to me is somewhere in
    the great outback sans mobile.please help if you can.
    thanks Keith


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  2. #2


    carl feredeck Guest

    Re: help needed

    if the cd was only with WORD, then the product key is valid only for WORD
    and no other office application like excel or powerpoint. It is a single
    package with word and that is what you bought..

    now you are trying to add another program from another cd (excel) and you
    want it to work?

    you cant do that...

    you have to either buy excel as a seperate package,
    or buy office2007 that has excel...

    Perhaps you can upgrade word into office but I am not sure about that
    path....

    if you dont have money you can always use
    openoffice from www.openoffice.org
    that can open and save XLS (excel files)


    "keith" <keith@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:8aaqi.10094$sI3.266@newsfe6-gui.ntli.net...
    > Hi All,
    > A few months ago a guy at work emigrated and sold me his WORD 2007,,he let
    > me have it cheap and i waspleased with it,the trouble started when i
    > wanted to install a small program to help me manage my window cleaning
    > round.It wont function without microsoft excel,ok i thought no prob,i had
    > excel on the cd,so i installed it,again no prob,but when i started it up
    > it wanted me to enter the productkey,which i entered from the original
    > word cd ,both programs along with excess etc are all on the same cd.Howver
    > when i try and enter the key,it just wont have it,and keeps telling me its
    > the wrong key.i can only use it now about 20 times before the activation
    > thing runs out.A freind has told me that its a fake or copeid cd thats why
    > i got it cheap,my fault entirely but i was not aware when i brought it
    > that it was fake,i was just stupid enough to be pleased with a bargain.Can
    > anyone please tell me here is there anyway around this problem? there is
    > no way i can buy it,i dont earn enough and it would break me to buy a new
    > copy,ive tried a key gen but after feeding in a bout a 100 codes that were
    > rejected ive given up.Any help would be gratefully recieved,the guy who
    > sold it to me is somewhere in the great outback sans mobile.please help if
    > you can.
    > thanks Keith




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  3. #3


    Richard G. Harper Guest

    Re: help needed

    Sadly, you are pretty much out of luck. If you don't have the packaging
    with original key, and a Certificate of Authenticity, you probably have a
    non-legitimate version and the only fix will be to get a legitimate one.

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    "keith" <keith@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:8aaqi.10094$sI3.266@newsfe6-gui.ntli.net...
    > Hi All,
    > A few months ago a guy at work emigrated and sold me his WORD 2007,,he let
    > me have it cheap and i waspleased with it,the trouble started when i
    > wanted to install a small program to help me manage my window cleaning
    > round.It wont function without microsoft excel,ok i thought no prob,i had
    > excel on the cd,so i installed it,again no prob,but when i started it up
    > it wanted me to enter the productkey,which i entered from the original
    > word cd ,both programs along with excess etc are all on the same cd.Howver
    > when i try and enter the key,it just wont have it,and keeps telling me its
    > the wrong key.i can only use it now about 20 times before the activation
    > thing runs out.A freind has told me that its a fake or copeid cd thats why
    > i got it cheap,my fault entirely but i was not aware when i brought it
    > that it was fake,i was just stupid enough to be pleased with a bargain.Can
    > anyone please tell me here is there anyway around this problem? there is
    > no way i can buy it,i dont earn enough and it would break me to buy a new
    > copy,ive tried a key gen but after feeding in a bout a 100 codes that were
    > rejected ive given up.Any help would be gratefully recieved,the guy who
    > sold it to me is somewhere in the great outback sans mobile.please help if
    > you can.
    > thanks Keith



      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    dean-dean Guest

    Re: help needed

    Maybe these links will help:

    http://www.microsoft.com/resources/howtotell/

    http://www.microsoft.com/resources/h...displaylang=en

    How to troubleshoot problems that you may experience when you try to
    activate a 2007 Office product:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/919895

    "keith" <keith@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:8aaqi.10094$sI3.266@newsfe6-gui.ntli.net...
    > Hi All,
    > A few months ago a guy at work emigrated and sold me his WORD 2007,,he let
    > me have it cheap and i waspleased with it,the trouble started when i
    > wanted to install a small program to help me manage my window cleaning
    > round.It wont function without microsoft excel,ok i thought no prob,i had
    > excel on the cd,so i installed it,again no prob,but when i started it up
    > it wanted me to enter the productkey,which i entered from the original
    > word cd ,both programs along with excess etc are all on the same cd.Howver
    > when i try and enter the key,it just wont have it,and keeps telling me its
    > the wrong key.i can only use it now about 20 times before the activation
    > thing runs out.A freind has told me that its a fake or copeid cd thats why
    > i got it cheap,my fault entirely but i was not aware when i brought it
    > that it was fake,i was just stupid enough to be pleased with a bargain.Can
    > anyone please tell me here is there anyway around this problem? there is
    > no way i can buy it,i dont earn enough and it would break me to buy a new
    > copy,ive tried a key gen but after feeding in a bout a 100 codes that were
    > rejected ive given up.Any help would be gratefully recieved,the guy who
    > sold it to me is somewhere in the great outback sans mobile.please help if
    > you can.
    > thanks Keith



      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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