Rearm Office 2010 : Increase Trial Period

As MS Office 2010 Tech preview is around many users must be feeling to explore more & more.But it comes with an expiry time,so if you haven't activated your Office 2010 you need to do it…or you can use a very wonderful trick that you have done till now with Windows..Yeah its Rearm-ing Office 2010.Here are the steps :

1.Stop the service : Office Software Protection . You can stop it via services.msc or Windows Task Manager.

2.Now execute the file: C:\Windows\System32\OSPPRUN.exe

You will have a prompt just like CMD.

3.Enter these command followed by an enter like shown below, go to next step

I."Initialize” & then press enter

II."Open” & then press enter

III."GetInstalledSkuIds” & then press enter.Now you would get the text displayed like this.

   0. 128a057a-7e95-4063-b296-c54c5f3d3f3a

   1. 26adec89-edf3-4adc-a3fc-c865f1a9f71f


IV.”GetInstalledAppIds 128a057a-7e95-4063-b296-c54c5f3d3f3a”.Now you would get the text displayed like this.

   0. 59a52881-a989-479d-af46-f275c6370663


V.”GetLicensingStatus 59a52881-a989-479d-af46-f275c6370663 128a057a-7e95-4063-b296-c54c5f3d3f3a” &then press enter.Now you would get the text displayed like this.

SkuId            = 128a057a-7e95-4063-b296-c54c5f3d3f3a


dwGraceTime      = 1D 23:37

dwTotalGraceDays = 30 days

hrReason         = 4004F00C

qwExpiration     = 2010/10/31


VI.Now we would set AppID and SkuID for Office 2010 to enable again 30 days before activation. That gives us another 30 days to test. Mostly the IDs are the same,but if they vary due to the test version you are using then copy and use yours ID.You need to type the following on the prompt :

“Rearm 59a52881-a989-479d-af46-f275c6370663 128a057a-7e95-4063-b296-c54c5f3d3f3a”

Now press Enter and you would get OK displayed on prompt.

VII. Type ”Close” & press enter.

Now your office 2010 has been rearmed for 30 more days.

Screenshots to be posted soon….****


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