Incorrect Product Key

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Hello,

I have just purchased a new computer. A Windows 7 Acer, actually... Well, as a new computer, a Product Key is required... right? See, Microsoft Office is really important! I need it for my papers and powerpoint presentations and all those. I was prompted for the key... I found it on the sticker of the Certificate of Authenticity. But, after 3 times of making sure that I wrote down the correct characters and actually inputting them, it says it's incorrect! Why might it be incorrect? How? How can I fix this??

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Hi,

The key mentioned on the back of your computer on a sticker is the Windows product key not the Office product key. The Office package installed on your computer is just a trial version thus if you want to keep and use it you have to purchase the license on Microsoft website.
Otherwise you can download and use openoffice.org which is a free suitable office software compatible with all other major office suites like Microsoft Office (97-2007 formats).

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