Previously we have shown “How To Change Windows Product Key After Install“, so if you need to change your Windows 7 or Vista key, you can head over to that post for reference.
Now, coming back to today’s topic on How to Change Product Key of Microsoft Office2010 & Visio 2010, just follow the simple steps below:
Click on the button to open the Start Menu. Now, click on the Control Panel and then click on Programs (Uninstall a program), and finally click on Program and Features.
(Windows XP users: Start > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs.)
From the list of installed programs, find Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 (or your installed version of Office 2010) or Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2010 (or your installed version of Visio 2010), which ever’s key you want to change, select it and then click on Change.
From the newly opened dialog box, select the Enter a Product Key option, and then click Continue.
Type your new product key and check the option that says Attempt to automatically activate my product online to automatically activate your Office 2010 suite. Now click on Continue and then on Install Now.
Note: Your computer must be connected to the Internet if you want to activate Office 2010 online.You can also activate Office 2010 later by running any Office 2010 app, and then clicking on the File tab > Help.
This method lets you change product key of the following Office 2010 editions and products:
- Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010
- Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010
- Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010
- Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2010
- Microsoft Office Professional Academic 2010