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Microsoft Office Licence Activation from the Command Line

Open a Command Prompt window, and then take one of the following actions
• If you installed the 64-bit version of Office 2013, move to the following folder: C:Program FilesMicrosoft OfficeOffice15 
• If you installed the 32-bit version of Office 2013, move to the following folder: C:Program Files (x86)Microsoft 
OfficeOffice15
Display Office Licences
cscript ospp.vbs /dstatus
Remove Office Licences
cscript ospp.vbs /unpkey:<last five characters of product key>
Adds Office Key
cscript ospp.vbs /inpkey:value
Activates an installed Key
cscript ospp.vbs /act
Rearm Office Licence
  1. Open a command prompt with administrative permissions.

  2. Go to %installdir%%Program Files%Microsoft OfficeOffice15. If you installed the 32-bit edition of Office 2013 on a 64-bit operating system, %Program Files% is the Program Files (x86) folder.

  3. At the command prompt, type ospprearm.exe. If the rearm succeeds, the following message displays: “Microsoft Office rearm successful.”


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