During the 30-day grace period, the software works as if it has been activated. I would appreciate any assistance with this. If you have experience with rearming Office 2010 Trial, please let me know. Gregg Keizer covers Microsoft, security issues, Apple, Web browsers and general technology breaking news for Computerworld. No problems there went smoothly.
Also to mention, for this user it happened it was a new user with a fresh user profile. So when users first boot up Office, they see the red title bar telling them they haven't activated. In all honesty however, I don't think you will experience a problem although I cant be certain. By entering the free activation code provided prior to downloading, and then declining to automatically activate Office, users will end up with a copy that is not activated. Yannick - if I never launch any of the Office applications in my reference image before actually capturing the image is it still necessary to rearm it? Yes, you have to do this before the capture even if you didn't launch Office. You have to be an administrator to use the script.
The illustration can be downloaded e: A. Note Any changes that you make affect only the Office client products. Last time I posted to this blog, as two activation methods for the enterprise. I evidently purchased my new computer Dell Inspiron without Microsoft Office. I think that cannot rearm again but, is possible someone tell me how i can see how much times i rearm office 2010?.
In the Console, right-click on the vDisk and select Properties. Support for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista will not be available for Office 2010. The italics are mine, as I was tripped up for awhile by looking for ospprearm. I'm looking for any diagnostic tools or procedures that might shed some light on the problem. Follow Gregg on Twitter at or subscribe to. Stop the Office Software Protection service. Use it at the end of expiration of trial period and so, it can used for 6 months along.
Also, users might immediately see a red title bar if Office 2010 had not been rearmed before image capture. The Office 2010 rearm delays the activation requirement for 30 days, and it can be used five times, for a total of 180 days of activation-free use. Windows side I have managed to sort by resetting the rearm count reg change in recovery mode. Presumably, the trial copy's lifespan can then be extended using the rearm technique. For more information, see for Windows.
Click ok to try again or enter…. Computerworld was not able to verify that, however. Sometimes after a server reboot Office lost its productkey and activation. Trial versions, including the one now available, come with limited-time activation codes. An example of these notification dialogs is shown below. We've seen similar issues like this as well but not after every update added version to a base image.
I checked the Volume Activation Technical Refernce Guide to help interpret the event log entries but am not finding very much useful information in those log entries. If a standard user runs slmgr. This didn't seem to work yesterday but I am taking another fresh relook at this today. And, I have already said, you can repeat this step for 5 times. I currently have a ticket open with Citrix on this issue but nothing promising yet. In the article, it says: To rearm Office 2010, you only have to run ospprearm. I didn't realize my version had expired.
When the count reaches 5, all Office 2010 clients are activated. Eventually, we will get to a point where we will no longer be able to re-arm office 2010 as you are only allowed to re-arm office 5 times. User Account that has the required permission on the remote computer. The trial of Office 2010 Professional Plus requires an activation code immediately, and cannot be installed without one. I agree with Starterweb, that I would have appreciated a lot, if you ospp. This features allows you reset the grace timer to 30 days grace. However, compared to Office 2007 it has one major drawback: Like Vista and Windows 7, Office 2010 has to be activated.
This assumes that you have administrator credentials on the remote computer. Also, users might immediately see a red title bar warning them of activation issues if Office wasn't rearmed before the image was captured. The following table lists slmgr. With versioning the Disk is always in Standard Mode. Procedure Note: It is important to perform this operation on a system started from the vDisk in Private Image mode so that the rearm count of the master target device hard disk is not reduced. If you installed the 32-bit edition of Office 2010 on a 64-bit operating system, %Program Files% is the Program Files x86 folder.
Your help would be greatly appreciated. How can we obtain copies of ospprun. Password Password for the account. If you do not rearm, users might see notification dialog boxes at the time that the image is deployed, instead of 25 days after deployment. One example could be the -ato Windows or -act Office command. I guess what I'm asking is, exactly when does Office get armed and what causes it to get armed? Each event displays the name of the computer and the time stamp of each activation request.