Hack to Activate Microsoft Office 2007 trial version..... All of us know that MS office 2007 allows users to evaluate their product with the 25 character trial key and you know that the functionality stops working after 60 days.....
Disclaimer: This article is for educational and informational purpose only.
To hack the activation you need to install the office 2007 without serial if you have already installed the office 2007 with the trial key dont worry just cleanup by deleting the registry entry as in the below
- Close all Instance of Microsoft Office applications that are running.
- Run Register Editor by clicking on Start -> Run, and then type “regedit” in the Open box and press Enter key.
- Navigate to the following registry key:
Note that inside the registry key, there should be another subkey that resembles the following:
- If there is more than one registry entries or subkeys that reference Microsoft 12.0 registration, open up each subkey, and then identify the product by the ProductName value data until you locate the subkey for the product which you want to remove the existing product license key.
ProductName=Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007
ProductName=Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007
- Once found the correct registry subkey, delete the following values:
- Close Registry Editor.
Once Microsoft Office 2007 has been installed with no product key, proceed with the following steps:
- In Windows Explorer, brose to the following folder:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE12\Office Setup Controller\Proof.en\
- Right click on Proof.XML file, select “Open With…” in the right click menu.
- In the “Open With” window, select Notepad to be used to open the XML file. In Vista, if you can’t see the Notepad option, simply double click the “Other Programs” to unhide it.
- Scroll down to the bottom of the Proof.XML to locate the following lines:
- Change the AlwaysInsalled to neverInstalled so that the line looks like following:
</Feature> <Feature Id=”SetupXmlFiles” Cost=”1248″>
- Save the Proof.xml file. In Windows Vista, you may need to take ownership and grant full access permission to yourself before able to modify the file.
- You can now launch Microsoft Office 2007 application such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and etc without prompting for activation.
As usual, as it’s a hack, and before you purchase a valid product key for it, you won’t be able to AND can’t access any updates or Microsoft Office Online.
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Note:Manipulating the system registry improperly may lead to fatal error and may corrupt the operating system... so be careful while manipulating the registry entries... and Author is not responsible for any inconvenience that had caused by following this post.... try at your own risk.