Most of the software comes with a Product Key to prevent it from unauthorized installation and copying. You need to provide this product key to attain authorization at the time of installation.
Like other software, Microsoft Office suite application also comes with a 25-character product key that you have to provide when installing the suite application on your system.
Below discussed pointers from the Microsoft Tech Support team will aid you to find the Product key for the full and trial versions of Microsoft Office suite.
How to find the Product key in Microsoft Office Full Version?
If you purchase the product from a retailer, then you need to locate the packaging of Microsoft office. In most cases the product key comes printed on a sticker attached to the CD or packaging case. Once you find the key, note it down and keep it in a safe position, so that you can easily reach it later whenever you need.
Sometimes a Certificate of Authenticity comes with the product, which looks like a small seal or sticker on the application which points the authenticity. Go through it carefully to obtain the product key.
Check your Inbox email messages, since you will be informed by the company regarding the important details when you purchase the product online. Sometimes the product key comes attached to this email message.
If you have installed the full version of Microsoft Office suite at the time when you have purchased your system, then the product key may come with a sticker on the system itself.
How to find the Product Key in Trial version of Microsoft Office?
First of all, visit the Microsoft Office website and then click on the link for downloading the product key. Click the particular link to download the product key for your trial version. When done, note down the product key.
Sometimes the product key comes printed on a sticker attached to the CD case or packaging.
If you downloaded the free version of the program online then you may receive an email message in your Inbox regarding the product information. Sometimes the product key comes attached to this email message.
That’s all the tips from the Microsoft Tech Support team to locate the product key for a trial and full version of Microsoft office suite application.