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PIDKEY in setup.ini doesn't work

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Hi,

My PIDKEY=blablabla info under [optins] in my setup.ini odesn't work. Why?
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Hi buddhole, what's the error message?
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by:buddhole
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I get no error, but when I start a office app after installing, I must fill in the Key
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is this on a network or a standalone pc?

on a network you first got to do an admin install on a server and on prompt enter the product key from that machine run the custom install wizard to install XP onto the hard disk of a workstation in the network (silent or manual)

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Thanx bruintje, but that's not it. First of all it's office 2000, second it's not an admin install, but a msi install, so I want to deploy trough ris or gpo's....
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Increased point.. need an answer
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forgive me but what does ris and gpo stand for?
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ris=remote installation server
gpo=group policy object,

but that doesn't matter, I've created an msi package for office and it the same folder there's a setup.ini.
It looks like this:

blbla

[options]
;username=
PIDKEY=727hhnc9j9euje9iededk

And it doesn't work...
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sorry but i'm out of options, other then using the install wizard and making a msi with entering the proper organisation and product key stuff.....

since that's not your problem or i'm missing something i would advise to place 0 point question in OS parts of this site with a pointer to this question

windows 2000
http://www.experts-exchange.com/win2k/
winnt
http://www.experts-exchange.com/winnt/

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Hi,

You can ask a 0-point question in community support here

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