- How to retrieve Office 2011 product key from old machine?
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- How to Find an Office Product Key: 10 Steps - wikiHow
When the download is complete, double-click the. Posted on May 19, 3: May 19, You don't need a disc.
How to retrieve Office 2011 product key from old machine?
You can do a digital download from the Microsoft website. Follow the instructions, and you should be able to have Office for Mac without an issue. Page content loaded. You will need to buy an external drive, Apple have the Superdrive available and most other USB drives will work.
Many months later and I am still amazed by new Apple purchasers that still do not know the new iMacs have no optical drive. Do people not do their "homework" and research a major product, like an iMac computer, before making a major purchase? There are Apple Stores, almost, everywhere now. Do they not take a ride to one of the stores and look at the new iMac models and see there is no disc slot anywhere? Don't they bother to ask the Apple staff where the optical drive is on the new iMac models?
May 19, 1: May 19, 2: Apple stores may be plentiful where you live but they are fairly thinly spread in the UK and the price of petrol gasolene here can make "taking a ride" very expensive. That said, you are right that people should do their homework before splashing out what is lot of money. May 19, 3: May 19, 7: May 21, 8: More Less. Communities Contact Support. Sign in. If you did a simple HD clone nothing should reset. My entire Mac deployment setup uses HD cloning at the core and I've never had the office licensing reset.
Fenis-Wolf wrote: Well it's asking for my product key again, so I must have done something to piss it off! I cloned my Maybe it did this because I was running office apps during the cloning process? Hard to say, there were no errors. Anyways I had my serial handy so I'll be telling the help desk guys that they need to locate the key before cloning a user's system.
Tried copying over plist file as matyas. I hope we can find the serial. It's definitely that file. Make sure you get it into the correct library folder. If I read the previous post correctly, copy the entire file Lastly make sure the permissions on the file are consistent with the rest of the folder.
I had my hard drive replaced. I used SuperDuper to clone then on the new disk I get asked to register the product key. I tried calling Microsoft.
I tried copying plists from the Time Machine backup I also made. I have the old hard drive and clone in storage, so if there is a way to look up the key given the working install I'd like that. I don't think I have any other way to recover the key How to retrieve Office product key from old machine?
Danger Mouse. Smack-Fu Master, in training et Subscriptor. RoadBikeGuy wrote:. I have TimeMachine backups and I got an older version of this file, it didn't work. I'll try again.
How to Find an Office Product Key: 10 Steps - wikiHow
I have my clone and my old hard drive in storage, but I'm not happy there is no better way to retrieve my key. I could even boot off my clone and use Word, but those drives are in storage There is also a file called com.
After my migration, Office not only demanded my product key but then rejected it and told me to reinstall. Copying across this plist allowed it to accept my product key and start working. JamiePatt JamiePatt 3, 2 13 The com. Brando Brando 31 1.