Due to the deterioration in the performance of my laptop (Inspiron 6000 from 2004), I decided to restore it to the factory settings.
Nearly everythingis working perfectly now except for the fact that I need a Product key for MS office 2003, I no longer have any of the boxes/Manuals etc which may have contained this information, anyone any ideas on what I can do?
According to the Microsoft website, as the software came pre-installed on the laptop, they cannot help
Thanks for any assistance
You should have run Belarc Advisor before restoring to factory settings. It would have told you you're key. I guess there is no way to get the key now...
Yeah, the key is gone. Microsoft, as you now know, will not help. And Dell will also not help - they do not keep any database of keys they sell.
The best recommendation I can give is to start using Open Office, a free software suite compatible with MS Office.
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