Microsoft Office Forums

Go Back   Microsoft Office Forums > Microsoft Office > Office

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-13-2018, 10:41 AM
appo appo is offline Windows 10 Office 2016
Novice
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Posts: 3
appo is on a distinguished road
Default Can I use the office activation code on a different machine if I uninstall?

I have a tablet which is working unsatisfactorily, but came with Office preinstalled.
I would like to transfer the activation code to my new laptop, after uninstalling from the tablet.
Is this possible?
If so, how can I get the Office program on to my laptop, as it did not come on a DVD?
The laptop came with a 1 year subscription to office 365, so I will want to do this in 1 year's time, but I wonder whether the two pieces of coding are compatible. Will I have to uninstall Office 365 from the laptop, and reinstall a permanent version of Office?Where would I get the coding for a permanent version of office?
Thanks in advance
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-13-2018, 01:42 PM
macropod's Avatar
macropod macropod is offline Windows 7 64bit Office 2010 32bit
Administrator
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Canberra, Australia
Posts: 18,809
macropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to behold
Default

If the installation was an OEM install, no - the licence is restricted to that particular hardware - otherwise, yes.
__________________
Cheers,
Paul Edstein
[MS MVP - Word]
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-13-2018, 03:06 PM
macropod's Avatar
macropod macropod is offline Windows 7 64bit Office 2010 32bit
Administrator
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Canberra, Australia
Posts: 18,809
macropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to beholdmacropod is a splendid one to behold
Default

Cross-posted at: https://www.office-forums.com/thread...stall.2350431/

For cross-posting etiquette, please read: http://www.excelguru.ca/content.php?184
__________________
Cheers,
Paul Edstein
[MS MVP - Word]
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
activation code, different machine, transfer

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Do I need to uninstall Office 2013 before I Install Office 2016 WalterW Office 1 02-10-2018 12:47 PM
Moving OneNote files from Win 7 machine to a new Win 8.1 Pro machine - how to do it successfully? WesternGuy OneNote 7 01-03-2015 02:48 PM
Uninstall Office Bobcoop103 Office 2 03-22-2010 08:04 PM
unable to open .RTF files in server machine from client machine Naresh_1210 Word 0 03-12-2010 03:26 AM
License and Activation, General... Plus, can Office 2000 read/edit Office 2003 files? Orlandes Office 9 09-24-2009 07:13 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:44 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
MSOfficeForums.com is not affiliated with Microsoft