I want to transfer my Office 2010 installation to another laptop. Do I have to inform Microsoft about the transfer so that it is activated correctly on the new laptop?

In the license agreement it is said that I can install Office 2010 on a portable computer without uninstalling it on the primary computer (licensed device). But I'm not sure the activation service is adapted according to these terms. Is it?

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There should be no problem with this. I'd certainly install it on the new laptop before removing it from the old.

Typically, if it's been a few months since you last installed Office, it'll activate normally over the internet. Worst case, you might have to call in and talk to someone to get it activated.

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