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Change MS-Office key

1.Locate your valid product CD Key, which is located on the back of the original CD case.

2.On the Start menu, click Run.

3.In the Open box, type Regedit, and then click OK.

4.In Registry Editor, find the following subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftOffice.0RegistrationClick the plus sign (+) next to this folder. If you see only one subkey in this folder that has a 32-character {GUID} (globally unique identifier), select that subkey and go to step 5.
If you see more than one subkey that has a 32-character {GUID}, select each one until you find the one whose DisplayName value (in the right pane) matches your version of Office.

5.For the selected {GUID} subkey, select the ProductID string value in the right pane.

6.On the Edit menu, click Rename.

7.Type
OldProductID
and then press ENTER.

8.On the Registry menu, click Exit.

9.Start any Office program.

10.When the Microsoft Office XP User Information dialog box appears, type your valid product CD Key (located on the back of the CD case). Follow the instructions on your screen.
"If you open MS Word and it does not ask you for a CD Key, go to step 11."
Return to step 4, select the Registration folder.
Right click Registration folder and select rename.
Type OldRegistration and press enter.
Follow steps 8 - 10.

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install ms word


  1. Locate the root folder of the Office source location, click Setup.exe, and then clickOpen.

    Setup.exe is added to the command line that appears in the Open box of the Run Installation Program dialog box.
  2. Click Finish to run Office Setup.
  3. If requested, type your customer name and product key (CD key) information in the appropriate boxes, and then click Next.

    Note The Next button is not available until you type a valid product key.
  4. Accept the End User License Agreement, and then click Next.
  5. Specify the location where you want to install Office, and then click Next.
  6. On the Choose which applications for setup to install page, click Next.

  7. On the Begin installation page, click Install.
  8. When you receive a message that the installation completed successfully, click OK, clickNext, and then click Finish.
  9. say thanks
  10. don't forget to give vote
  11. bye bye

Aug 13, 2011 | Microsoft Office Professional 2007 Full...

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I cant see my dvd/cd drive in"my computer" wndow, but it is visible in "device manager"


These are the steps to resolve the issue for the cd/dvd icon missing in the My computer.

Step 1: Please perform manual registry set up by following the below steps:

Please make a full backup of your registry files, particularly user.dat, system.dat, and policy.pol. If you make any incorrect entries, the backed-up registry files can be used to replace the corrupted registry entries.

Follow these steps to backup registry:

1. Click Start, select Run. In the "Open" field type REGEDIT
2. Click OK and click "File" in the menu bar
3. Click "Export" from the drop down menu this will open a new box
4. Click the down arrow beside "Save In" and select "Local Disk (C:)"
5. In the File Name field type BACKUP.REG Verify that under the "Export Range", that the radio button is beside "All"
6. Click Save.

Now make the following changes in registry:

1. Click Start and click Run(XP) or type Click Start and type regedit in search then hit enter(vista, Windows 7).
2. In the Open box, type regedit and click OK.
3. Click the plus (+) sign beside HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
4. Click the plus (+) sign beside System.
5. Click the plus (+) sign beside Current Control Set.
6. Click the plus (+) sign beside Control.
7. Click the plus (+) sign beside Class.
8. Locate the {4d36e965-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318} key and click it.
9. On the File menu, click Export.
10. In the File name box, type savedkey and click Save. It is better
to save the "savedkey" to the desktop.
11. Click the REG_MULTI_SZ data type UpperFilters (found in right
window pane) and then click Delete on the Edit menu.
12. When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click Yes.

NOTE: If this data type is missing, continue to the next
method.

13. Click the REG_MULTI_SZ data type LowerFilters (found in right
window pane) and click Delete on the Edit menu.
14. When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click Yes.
15. Quit the Registry Editor.

Step 2: Please uninstall the CD/DVD drive form Device Manager :

1. Click Start and select Control Panel.

2. Double-click the system icon. If the System icon is not found directly under Control Panel, click the Performance and Maintenance icon and then click the System icon.
3. The System properties Window opens. You can open the System Properties window directly by pressing the Windows key and Pause/Break key simultaneously.
4. Click the Hardware tab and then click the Device Manager button.
5. Click the plus (+) sign next to the DVD/CD-ROM drives .
6. Right-click the driver listed under this Category and select Uninstall. In the Confirm Device Removal dialog box, click OK.
7. Repeat step 6 until all entries under the device category are deleted.
8. Restart the computer.

After the notebook is restarted it automatically detects the drive and the drivers are installed.

Regards,

Shami

Oct 28, 2010 | HP (dc197x) CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive

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TSST Corp CDRW/DVD TSL462D ATA Device (code 10) will not start up.


Please perform the below steps to fix the issue:

Step 1: Please perform manual registry set up by following the below steps:

Please make a full backup of your registry files, particularly user.dat, system.dat, and policy.pol. If you make any incorrect entries, the backed-up registry files can be used to replace the corrupted registry entries.

Follow these steps to backup registry:

1. Click Start, select Run. In the "Open" field type REGEDIT
2. Click OK and click "File" in the menu bar
3. Click "Export" from the drop down menu this will open a new box
4. Click the down arrow beside "Save In" and select "Local Disk (C:)"
5. In the File Name field type BACKUP.REG Verify that under the "Export Range", that the radio button is beside "All"
6. Click Save.

Now make the following changes in registry:

1. Click Start and click Run(XP) or type Click Start and type regedit in search then hit enter(vista, Windows 7).
2. In the Open box, type regedit and click OK.
3. Click the plus (+) sign beside HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
4. Click the plus (+) sign beside System.
5. Click the plus (+) sign beside Current Control Set.
6. Click the plus (+) sign beside Control.
7. Click the plus (+) sign beside Class.
8. Locate the {4d36e965-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318} key and click it.
9. On the File menu, click Export.
10. In the File name box, type savedkey and click Save. It is better
to save the "savedkey" to the desktop.
11. Click the REG_MULTI_SZ data type UpperFilters (found in right
window pane) and then click Delete on the Edit menu.
12. When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click Yes.

NOTE: If this data type is missing, continue to the next
method.

13. Click the REG_MULTI_SZ data type LowerFilters (found in right
window pane) and click Delete on the Edit menu.
14. When you are prompted to confirm the deletion, click Yes.
15. Quit the Registry Editor.

Step 2: Please uninstall the CD/DVD drive form Device Manager :

1. Click Start and select Control Panel.

2. Double-click the system icon. If the System icon is not found directly under Control Panel, click the Performance and Maintenance icon and then click the System icon.
3. The System properties Window opens. You can open the System Properties window directly by pressing the Windows key and Pause/Break key simultaneously.
4. Click the Hardware tab and then click the Device Manager button.
5. Click the plus (+) sign next to the DVD/CD-ROM drives .
6. Right-click the driver listed under this Category and select Uninstall. In the Confirm Device Removal dialog box, click OK.
7. Repeat step 6 until all entries under the device category are deleted.
8. Restart the computer.

After the notebook is restarted it automatically detects the drive and the drivers are installed.

Regards,

Shami

Oct 04, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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hey i trying to activate my windows product key and when i put my key code in it wont accept them wat can i do to get it working


Click on Start and then Run.

In the text box in the Run window, type regeditand click OK.

Locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder underMy Computer and click on the (+) sign next the folder name to expand the folder.

Continue to expand folders until HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\Current Version\WPAEvents registry key.

Click on the WPAEvents folder.

In the results that appear in the window on the right, locate OOBETimer.

Right-click on the OOBETimer entry and choose Modify from the resulting menu.

Change at least one digit in the Value data text box and click OK. This will deactivateWindows XP.Feel free to close Registry Editor at this point.

Click on Start and then Run.

In the text box in the Run window, type the following command and click OK.

%systemroot%\system32\oobe\msoobe.exe /a

When the Let's activate Windows window appears, choose Yes, I want to telephone a customer service representative to activate Windows and then click Next.

Click the Change Product Key button at the bottom of the window.Don't worry about filling anything out on this screen.

Type your new, valid Windows XP product key in the New key: text boxes and then click the Update button.

reactivate Windows XP by following the instructions on the Activate Windows by phone window which you should now be seeing or via the Internet by clicking the Back button and following the instructions on that screen.

"Windows is already activated. Click OK to exit."

Nov 02, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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