Don't even get me started. Between managing indavidually purchased O2010 licenses and getting setup with a volume license, I really don't know which is less of a pain in the ###. Volume licenses are the same cost per install as non-volume licenses so no benefit there. I'm still not clear on what it takes to get into the open license program and I've talked to three different sources including Microsoft's own sales staff. I get not being able to easily move an Office license from one machine to another without de-registering the serial number. I don't get why the uninstall process does not unregister the serial number (Adobe can do this but MS can't figure out how?). I really don't get not being able to re-install Office back on the notebook it was just activated on so that I can then do the manual deactivation; it was just on this friggin machine. The folks responsible for MS licensing policy need a swift kick in the head with a frozen muckluck.
Office 2010 has been a licensing nightmare and I've only managed to afford four of them so far.. and all because Microsoft Office 2003 won't run on Microsoft Windows 7 so they can't even manage compatibility between there own products.
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