How to check the activation type and status of Office 2010 installations

How to check the activation type and status of Office 2010 installations

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Use the following steps to see detailed information about what type of activation your Office 2010 installation us using and what the status of your activation is.

  1. Open an administrative level command prompt.
  2. Navigate to the Office14 folder:
    • 32bit Office on 64bit OS – “cd \Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14”
    • 32bit Office on 32bit OS and 64bit Office on 64bit OS – “cd \Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14”
  3. Execute “cscript ospp.vbs /dstatus”
  4. Look at “LICENSE NAME” for license type and “LICENSE STATUS” for activation status

If Office is KMS activated you will see “KMS_Client edition” in the license name field:

KMS

If Office is MAK activated you will see “MAK edition” in the license name field:

MAK

If Office is Retail activated you will see “Retail edition” in the license name field:

retail

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