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My wife's laptop died recently (sniff)
I tried to install our copy of Office 2003 on a replacement, but got a "Maximum number of licences have been used" type message stating it was installed on 3 computers.

Considering one of those computers has gone the way of the Dodo, is there any way to reclaim that license and install office on the replacement PC?


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The activiation wizard should give you an Activate by Telephone option. Select that, and explain to the MS representative what has happened.

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+1: Excellent I'll try again, and keep and eye out for that, thanks mate :) – Binary Worrier Jul 22 '10 at 12:41
PS, if this is a single retail license of Office, then I think you meant to say that your laptop died, not your wife's. – coneslayer Jul 22 '10 at 12:46
Most of the Office Home and Student editions are licensed for three PCs. – Brian Dec 16 '11 at 12:46

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