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stevensaaron
27-04-2010, 07:06 PM
Hi, i have bought a new laptop, to replace my old one, however i can't find my Office 2007 CD and key etc, is there any way of putting it onto my new laptop??

Please Help, new laptop is win 7, cheers

Speedy Gonzales
27-04-2010, 07:08 PM
I doubt it'll work, if you just copy the folder/s across. It needs info in the registry to work

wainuitech
27-04-2010, 07:26 PM
What version of office 2007 is it ?

Many laptops come with it Pre installed as a trial.

To find the Current installed Key, you can use This (http://www.magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder/) but to install it again you will need the CD.

stevensaaron
27-04-2010, 07:33 PM
what about downloading the trial version from the microsoft website, then using my key to make it permanent, the trial version is 2007 pro, and it is the same version that i have. will that work??

wainuitech
27-04-2010, 07:40 PM
Just located all the trial versions Here (http://www.microsoft.com/office/trial/default.aspx) - select your version, and install. You will have to create a Live ID if you dont already have one ( free) Select USA when asked

bevy121
27-04-2010, 07:40 PM
dont need jelly bean for that wt -

get your key from the office proggie itself....

instructions here (http://grok.lsu.edu/Article.aspx?articleId=4693)

also has the version

stevensaaron
27-04-2010, 08:01 PM
I have got the key, and it accepted it so fingers crossed, it is now installing.

Sweep
27-04-2010, 08:06 PM
dont need jelly bean for that wt -

get your key from the office proggie itself....

instructions here (http://grok.lsu.edu/Article.aspx?articleId=4693)

also has the version

The product ID is not the key you need to install unless I've missed something.

stevensaaron
27-04-2010, 08:10 PM
Thats correct, it's NOT the Product ID, you need the Product Key, that is usually on a sticker stuck to the case the cd comes in, but the program above finds the key if you have misplaced the case, still installing, so still fingers crossed (except when i'm typing LOL ;-P)

wainuitech
27-04-2010, 08:10 PM
dont need jelly bean for that wt -

get your key from the office proggie itself....

instructions here (http://grok.lsu.edu/Article.aspx?articleId=4693)

also has the version Version yes- product key NO!!!:groan:

Thats the ID, not the product Key, two completely different things the product key is a combination of Letters and numbers the ID is simply numbers.

If the system is not bootable you couldn't open the program even if the key were there - so you need a key finder - Done it hundreds of times - slave the drive to a working PC, open Magic key Finder, load hive from slave drive -- Instant keys - windows / Office and maybe some others depending on whats installed.

bevy121
27-04-2010, 08:14 PM
yea your right Sweep - bit of a brain freeze for a moment there :)

wainuitech
27-04-2010, 08:15 PM
Well the weather has changed here and got colder & wetter -- good excuse :p

stevensaaron
27-04-2010, 08:47 PM
YIPEE, it worked, thanks all for your help, working perfectly. CHEERS ;-P :thanks:thanks:banana:punk

wainuitech
27-04-2010, 08:49 PM
COOL :thumbs:

Sweep
27-04-2010, 08:55 PM
yea your right Sweep - bit of a brain freeze for a moment there :)

No worries but I felt I had to point that out just so no one got on the wrong track. :horrified

Sweep
27-04-2010, 08:56 PM
YIPEE, it worked, thanks all for your help, working perfectly. CHEERS ;-P :thanks:thanks:banana:punk

Great!