If Office was preinstalled when you bought the Mac you still should have
received the source DVD along with the original packaging & product keys.
Your first resources should be your paperwork & the vendor who sold you the
Mac � they can most readily tell you what you should have. If they are
unable or refuse to assist you contact Microsoft Customer Support:
On 10/7/09 10:02 AM, in article firstname.lastname@example.orgR9absDaxw,
"Alix_Cockcroft@officeformac.com" <Alix_Cockcroft@officeformac.com> wrote:
> Version: 2008
> Operating System: Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger)
> Processor: Intel
> All of a sudden none of the Office Applications will open on our family
> computer - just get a message saying ''invalid product code". But we're using
> a down-loaded up-date to the original version which came already installed on
> the computer, or I thought we were. Have we somehow inadvertently been using a
> free trial version which we should have paid for to continue using? or where
> do I find that product code I need?
> Thanks anyone who can help!