Windows 10: Office 2010: maximum number of permitted activations Solved

  1.    19 Oct 2017 #1

    Office 2010: maximum number of permitted activations

    I have Office 2010 with Win 10 Pro.

    I used Macrium V7 to transfer a system image from one laptop to another.

    When I try to use Office, I get message saying "maximum number of permitted activations". Do I simply need to remove the license from my previous laptop? If yes, how do I do that?

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  2.    19 Oct 2017 #2

    Supposedly by uninstalling it from the old system.

    How can I dectivate a licensed copy of MS Office 2010 Professional
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  3. Posts : 862
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       19 Oct 2017 #3

    My Office 2010 says a 3 PC licence.
    You uninstall MS Office 2010 from the first PC to unlicence it and to re-use that licence for another PC, or use up one of the remaining installs if any.
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  4.    19 Oct 2017 #4

    georgeks said: View Post
    Supposedly by uninstalling it from the old system.

    Sounds reasonable. However, I'd better wait for a day or two to see if there are any "non-destructive" solutions :)



    Quote from M.A.S.H.
    "Carefully cut the wires."
    "But before you do that, remove the fuse."
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  5.    18 Feb 2018 #5

    I've just noticed that I haven't closed this thread.

    I uninstalled Office 2010 from my oldest laptop.

    I then used telephone automated activation. From memory, the only thing they asked me for was the 25-digit activation code.

    I was then able to install on my newest laptop.

    Thanks for all responses.
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