Please help me activate my Office 2007 Home and Student Edition. I have the product key, but I don't see where to put it and haven't gotten the activation popup (see below):

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  • Trying the Internet option gives activation key invalid error and brings me back to screenshot

  • Trying the telephone activation requires a confirmation code, which I don't have

Does anyone know what to do?

  • Also, if you are running Outlook, for example, you can click Help > Activate Product. This should activate all the Office suite products. – nicorellius Mar 18 '10 at 17:11
  • Just wondering, is Office still sitting at the Activation screen, or did you figure out a solution? :D – rob Apr 17 '10 at 0:35

After you select an activation method, it should ask you for a product key.

  • it doesnt ask.. instead gives an error that activation code supplied at time of installation is not correct. doesnt prompt to enter key – Jaspal Mar 18 '10 at 15:30

You should pick "by telephone".

  • what should i put in confirmation code ? its a 36 character code – Jaspal Mar 18 '10 at 15:30

Follow these instructions.

Just click next. If you entered the product key during installation, you won't need to enter it again. If you haven't entered it, you'll eventually be prompted for it.

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