Resolving Most Microsoft Activation Issues

On Windows 10


Step 1. Save all documents and open Microsoft Word


Step 2. Click on Account


Step 3. Click “Sign Out”


Step 4. Click Yes


Step 5. Close out of all Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint,Outlook,etc.)


Step 6. Open word and sign in using either the method below or through the popup using



Step 7.

Open a blank document to verify the product is licensed (There should be no yellow/red banner and the top title bar should NOT say “Unlicensed”


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