Change serial number Office 2007 in Windows XP/Windows Vista

Recent upgrade to windows office 2007 from windows 2003 get problem, since CD from MS not come as usual. Late for a month :-)

Only serial number receive without CD. Time for upgrade to valid licence.

I have look around in google for a way to upgrade, this post has clear guide but I need to give screenshot for my friend who need more assistance with picture.

See status bar for full path

Backup registry entry, right click and choose Export

Save in some place

Find Product ID and delete

Close registry editor, open office program and type in valid licence.

Done :-)

In case process not run smoothly, double click file backup registry file.

More resources :

  1. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory Concepts and Techniques, Windows XP Edition (Shelly Cashman) (Shelly Cashman)
  2. Office 2007 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
  3. Microsoft Office 2007 Illustrated Introductory, Windows XP Edition (Illustrated Series) (Illustrated Series)
  4. Microsoft Office Project 2007 Step by Step (Step By Step (Microsoft))