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Backup Microsft Office license before re-install

Hi Everyone,
I have a Windows 7 64-bit computer with Office 7 Basic installed.
I need to re-install the OS because of some problems I am having

How will I be able to use the same license key for this computer's Office Basic after I re-install the OS?

I'm assuming if I try, I would get an error message to say the key is already in use. But I need to use the key on the same computer.
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I see now that you are talking about Office - not the OS.
It still isn't a problem - same computer/same motherboard, so it will not show up as an 'additional' installation.
You will not get an error message. The license will work fine after you re- install Office.
@mattconroy,
Is there some reason for posting the same information I already gave?
When I posted your comment was not there. Relax
Clearly my first post is a solution to this question.
Same computer, same user, same license.
All,
 
Following an 'Objection' by younghv (at https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/26831236/Automated-Request-for-Review-Objection-to-Delete-Q-26714193.html) to the intended closure of this question, it has been reviewed by at least one Moderator and is being closed as recommended by the Expert.
 
At this point I am going to re-start the auto-close procedure.
 
Thank you,
 
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