Install Office 2007 without key

Get info from youtube, lost original link


1. install Office 2007 wihout key. This will install office as trial.

2. in registry, navigate to HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Registration\{9112…….} (long string)

delete values DigitalProductID and ProductID  (on my installation can’t find these values)

3. search for proof.en  (will found in something like program files\common files\microsoft shared\office12\office setup controller

in that folder edit file proof.xml with notepad as described below

in features id SetupControllerFiles and SetupXMLFiles, change OptionRef id=”AlwaysInstalled  in OptionRef id=”NeverInstalled   (change allways with never)

save and that’s it