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if I m using pirated microsoft office and if I want to buy license wat should i do, in this case microsoft will come to knw that before i was using pirated one
ASKED: May 28, 2008  6:15 AM
UPDATED: February 13, 2009  6:34 PM

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Hello,
when you buy the license you will also have the cd/dvd for the installation. What you can do is to save your documents that you created with the actual pirated Office and then uninstall the pirated version and install the licensed one.
Anyway to my knowledge Microsoft shouldn’t be able to see that you have the pirated copy of Office; more info can be found on the <a href=”http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/downloads/faq.aspx?displaylang=en&sGuid=19dc02ac-6b2d-4fce-a2b2-00ed7160f812″>Microsoft site</a>.
Bye

Once you have purchased the licensed software and uninstalled and reinstalled the software Microsoft pretty much won’t care about the fact that you used to have pirated software installed. Once the software is reinstalled any trace of the pirated copy will be over written by the legit copy.

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  • Cfarren
    A little clarification is needed on your question. If you are simply trying to eliminate unlicensed software on your computer, then yes - buy the license and do a re-install so that you can use the licensed software key. However; if you found out that your software was pirated or counterfeit and that was not your intention then there are channels inside of Microsoft that will try to help you (every software publisher out there is interested in shutting down counterfeiters and other forms of software pirates). Go to the Microsoft "Get Genuine" program on the web for assistance.
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