How to check the activation status & type of Microsoft Office 2010

If you’d like to check the activation type and status of your Microsoft Office 2010 installation, on your Windows, then you can do so as follows:

1. Open a command prompt with administrative privileges.

2. To navigate to the Office14 folder:
for 32bit Office on 64bit OS – Type cd \Program Files(x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14 and hit Enter

for 32bit Office on 32bit OS and 64bit Office on 64bit OS: Type cd \Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14 and hit Enter

3. Then type: cscript ospp.vbs /dstatus and hit Enter.

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:

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

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

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