How to install Office 2010 media from MSDN/Technet on a terminal server and enable the missing features:

How to obtain an MSDN Office 2010 key that will allow installation on a terminal server.

1. If you are an MSDN Subscriber, visit your MSDN Subscriptions Product Keys page by clicking the following link:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/subscriptions/securedownloads/cc137106.aspx

If you are a TechNet Subscriber, visit your TechNet Subscriptions Product Keys page by clicking the following link:

https://technet.microsoft.com/subscriptions/securedownloads/cc137106.aspx

2. Under Office Professional Plus 2010, note the key entitled “Terminal Service enablement for Office 2010”.

The following procedure describes how to manually install Office 2010 on a Remote Desktop Services-enabled computer. It is assumed that you have installed Remote Desktop Services (or terminal services in Windows 2003/2008) and that you run the Setup program from the Office 2010 installation CD or from a network installation point.

1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.

2. Click Install Application on Remote Desktop. (If installing on Windows 2003 double-click on Add or Remove Programs, and then click Add New Program. If installing on Windows 2008 double-click on install application on terminal server)

3. Click Next.

4. Click Browse.

5. Locate the Setup program (Setup.exe) for Office 2010. This can be on the Office 2010 installation CD or on a network installation point.

6. Click Setup.exe, and then click Open.

7. On the Enter your Product Key page, type in the Terminal Services Enablement product key, and then click Continue.

8. On the Read the Microsoft Software License Terms page, click the I accept the terms of this agreement check box, and then click Continue.

9. On the Choose the Installation you want page, click Customize.

10. On the Install Options tab, you can optionally click on Customize to change the installation states to either Run from my computer or Not available.

11. If you want to customize other settings, click the File Location tab or the User Information tab, and then make the changes that you want.

12. To start the installation, click Install Now.

13. When the installation is complete, click Close to close the Setup program.

14. On the After Installation page, click Next.

15. On the Finish Admin Install page, click Finish.

It is important that you perform the last two steps. These steps configure the Remote Desktop Services-enabled computer for execute mode.

Notes

Post installation, not all features of Office Professional Plus may not be enabled including the Outlook Online Archive feature.

The following procedure describes how to re-enable the additional features that were disabled when you use the terminal services enablement key.

You must now install an additional retail key and activate your product again with that key.

To install a new product key and activate the product, use the following method.

1. If you are an MSDN Subscriber, visit your MSDN Subscriptions Product Keys page by clicking the following link:
https://msdn.microsoft.com/subscriptions/securedownloads/cc137106.aspx

If you are a TechNet Subscriber, visit your TechNet Subscriptions Product Keys page by clicking the following link:
https://technet.microsoft.com/subscriptions/securedownloads/cc137106.aspx

If using Office Professional Plus 2010, obtain the product key titled Office Professional Plus 2010.
If using Visio, obtain the product key titled Visio Professional 2010.
[This is a different key than the Office 2010 Professional Plus Terminal Server enablement key]

2. Open a Command Prompt window.
If you are using Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2, follow these steps:

a. Click Start, type cmd in the Search box, right-click cmd.exe, and then click Run as administrator.

b. In the User Account Control dialog box, click Yes.

If you are using Windows Server 2003, follow this step:

c. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.

3. Install the additional product key and activate Office Professional Plus 2010. If you are using the x86 version of Office Professional Plus 2010 on an x64 version of Windows operating system, follow these steps:

a. At the command prompt, run the following command:
cscript "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" /inpkey:<Product_Key>
Note: <Product_Key> represents the product key that you want to install.

b. Run the following command:
cscript "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" /act

In other situations, follow these steps:

a. At the command prompt, run the following command:
cscript "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" /inpkey:<Product_Key>

b. Run the following command:
cscript "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" /act


Video demo of procedure in Win2003

 

Video demo of procedure in Win2008R2