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))

Learning Groove

After testing ms groove for two days I think this application is rocks. I’ve been using ftp along with blog to collaborate with other team member but  groove make it’s fun.

As usual I like to make hand dirty but with some resources to read and practice :-)

here’s the lists :

1. grooveuser, blog, forum, download etc.

2. How to relocate your Groove 2007 files to another disk, I don’t know if  Vista support symlink :-)

3. Security loophole found in Groove 2007 Files Tool, Groove’s security model


Save as pdf in Office 2007

I used to use openoffice to save document into pdf :-)

Recent upgrade from Office 2003 to Office 2007 make me think about native supoort of pdf .

After googling I found this link :

Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS

This Add in for :

    * Microsoft Office Access 2007
    * Microsoft Office Excel 2007
    * Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007
    * Microsoft Office OneNote 2007
    * Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007
    * Microsoft Office Publisher 2007
    * Microsoft Office Visio 2007
    * Microsoft Office Word 2007



Installation process


Hehehe, where save as pdf button located ?

I don’t familiar with XPS , but these links might help :


Free Cisco Ebook

Another googling activity bring me to a new keyword "free cisco books", I ever read about professor who write book about cisco and upload it in internet. I forgot his name but I still remember the place :

yes, by typing cisco in search term I got a few result and the main thing is they have free download section .

Registration is simple, just entering email and password.

Here’s some link from around cisco :

Interesting site, I just ordering multimedia book in amazon in ebook category. I think I can download the book after make payment.  It just hardbook that I must wait for almost a month :-(

I hope collection will grow faster. So my next order will be placed on

Any other source for cisco ebook?

P.S :

Cisco Books and Networking Resources Web Site