30 April, 2010

This copy of Microsoft office is not genuine

Hey Guys, this is not related with sharepoint but testing sp-applications in reff. to office 2007 documents. Till yesterday, The office documents are working fine but after some patching on my windows 2003 OS, I am getting the prompt:This copy of Microsoft office is not genuine.

After installing Office Genuine Advantage (OGA) Notifications (KB949810) from Windows Update, OGA Validation will perform genuine test on installed Microsoft Office XP, Office 2003, Office 2007 and Office 2010 software.
KB949810 OGA Notifications update is designed so that end-user cannot uninstall or removed the update using “Add and Remove Programs” or “Program and Features” in the Control Panel.

Disable and Remove OGAAddin from within Office Applications:
Please follow these following steps:

1.Run one of the Office app such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint as administrator.
2.Open Windows Explorer, go to %SystemDrive%\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12
3.Right click on Office app executable, e.g. winword.exe, excel.exe, powerpnt.exe to run as administrator.
4.Go to Options--> Add-Ins.
5.3.Select COM Add-ins under Manage drop menu list, and click Go.
6.Disable or remoev the OGAAdmin.
7.Repeat above steps for each and every Office applications installed.

Please check the results and your issue will be resolved!!
Please let me know in case of any queries,Thanks !!

Reff: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949810


  1. Thank you so much, Amol. I've been following your blog lately and I came across with many FAQ's and How-To's that helped me around in some tech issues. Appreciated it.

  2. Thank you very much for your appreciation. Its great to know that my blog information helped you and resolves your issues..


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