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How do I change the activation code on office h&b 2013?  The option is not available through uninstall -> change.  I tried changing it through the command prompt but that didn't work either.  Is there an easier way?
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by:aadih
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Open word.  File -> Account -> Change product key.
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by:TomBalla
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That option isn't there.
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aadih earned 500 total points
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Change product key option is in the right-side panel.

And you already tried?:

For 32 bit Windows:

(1) cscript "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /inpkey:yourkeygoeshere

(2) For 64 bit Windows (assuming you are using 32 bit Office):

cscript "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /inpkey:yourkeygoeshere

Or:

Uninstall, restart, and reinstall.
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by:TomBalla
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i tried the cmd prompt and it didn't work.  I will try the uninstall.
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by:aadih
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You may try to use Microsoft Fix It to uninstall.
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