How to Install or Reinstall Microsoft Office on Windows ?

Office Setup is something that you should have on your laptop or PC. But installing the software is sometimes very tricky and can get confusing. You need not worry. Today in this blog I am going to give you a complete step by step guide on how to install Office Setup on Windows. 

Office 365 gives you access to full application. You can use the software across devices, it gives you extra online space as well. And the best part is you can use the software virtually from anywhere. You only need to have your credentials and login details in place. 

Step by Step Guide to Install Office on Windows from the website:

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<br>Follow these steps and I am sure you will be able to install the software without any problem. I am assuming that you already have the product key, if not you need to get the key first. Let us begin with the installation steps then.<br><br>

  • How to Install or Reinstall Microsoft Office on Windows ?

    If you have been using any of these Microsoft services such as, OneDrive, Xbox Live or Skype, you already have an account. 

    If not, you can always click on the create account button and make a new Microsoft account. 

    Enter your email id, phone or skype id. Type in your password and log in. 
    The first thing that you need to do is log in to your Microsoft account.

  • After signing in you need to enter your product key and then click on next

    You can find your product key at the back of your product card or on the receipt. Once you are done with the product key, you can activate Office on other devices with your log in details. You do not have to enter the product key every time. After entering your product key. It will ask you for your Country/Region and your language. Fill in the details and click ‘Next’.

  • Next, you will be redirected to the Services & Subscription page

    Here at the right corner of the page, you will see an ‘Install’ tab. Click it and your Microsoft Office installation process will begin. Once it is done you can then access it on other devices with your Microsoft log in id and password.

  • Step by Step Guide to Manually Install Office on Windows:

    These were three simple steps to install Microsoft Office on Windows from the official website if you have your product key. Now let us have a look at the steps to install the software manually. For this, you will need the .exe file and the product key.

    Step 1:
    Before you install the Office Setup, you need to uninstall any old version or any trial version that you have been using. To remove/uninstall the setup follow these steps:

    1- Go to the control panel on your system. 
    2- Click on Add/Remove Programs.
    3- Locate the office setup.
    4- Double click on the Office software.
    5- Follow the instruction to uninstall.

  • Before installing the Office setup

    you need to update your Windows to the latest version. Once the update is finished you can install the software. To update Windows, follow these steps:
    a- Go to the START menu
    b- Click All Programs
    c- Click the Windows Update Link
    d- Download and update Windows.

  • Go to .exe download file

    Go to .exe download file (C:\Users\Your Username\Downloads). 
    Open the folder for the Windows version (32bit – 64bit). 
    Then double click on the setup.exe file. 
    Read the licence agreement and click on the ‘I Agree….’ checkbox.
    Click Continue

  • Click the ‘Install Now’ tab. If you have not uninstalled any old or trial version

    when you reach this stage, instead of the Install Now button, you will see an ‘Upgrade’ button here

  • After the installation is done click the ‘Close’ button.

  • Installation of the Office Setup is complete. Now comes the activation part.

    Step 1:
    1- Go to the START menu.
    2- Click on the All Programs > Microsoft Office
    3- Then click on any program (Excel, Access, etc) and open it.

    Step 2: 
    When you click on any program, the Activate Office window will pop up.

    1- Click on the ‘Enter a product key instead’.
    2- Enter the ‘Product Key’ and click ‘Continue’.
    3- Next, you will see 3 options – Use recommended settings, Install updates only, Ask me later.
    4- Make sure you select the ‘Use recommended settings’ option. 
    Then click the ‘Accept’ button.

  • On the next window,

    you will see a Welcome to your new Office note by Microsoft. 
    Click on the ‘Next’ button.
    Step 4:
    Select the background theme that you want for your Office Setup. Choose from the option list under the tagline ‘How would you like your office to look?’
    After selecting the theme, click ‘Next’.

  • If you want to associate the office setup with the Microsoft account

    If you want to associate the office setup with the Microsoft account so that you can access your files from anywhere on any device, follow these steps:

    a- Click Sign In 
    b- Select the type of account you want
    c- Sign In, if you already have a Microsoft account. 
    d- If you do not have an account, you can always create one by clicking the ‘Sign Up Now’ button. 
    e- Create your account

  • All done’ and your ms Office Setup

    If you do not want to sign in and associate your software with the Microsoft account, you can skip step 5 and click on ‘No thanks, maybe later.
    Click on the ‘All done’ and your Office Setup is all ready to use on your computer.All done’ and your ms Office Setup

  • So, this was a complete step-by-step guide on how to install Office Setup on windows. I have shared both the steps if you want to install it from the Microsoft site or want to manually install it for your convenience. Do share your views in the comment box below. You can also add if I might have missed any step. And feel free to reach out if you face any issues while installing Office Setup.

How To Activate Microsoft Office 2019 With A Product Key?

How To Activate Microsoft Office 2019 With A Product Key?

Microsoft Office is the backbone for most of the work done on our laptops or PCs. be it preparing documentation, presentation or managing emails, Office Suite has a different application for each work. Microsoft Office is one the most popular and most used product of Microsoft. 

To make things easier for the users, Microsoft has launched the Office Suite with different applications meeting the needs of all. For example, they have a different set of applications in the suite for home use, office use, corporate use, school use, etc. 

Downloading and installing Microsft is not very difficult. The main issue comes for the product key. The users who buy or subscribe to the MS Office from the official  Microsoft website or any other legal and genuine website, they usually et a product key with the product. 

However, the ones who are using a pirated or cracked version of MS Office, often face troubles while installing the suite. Because no product key is there in the cracked version. Even if you somehow manage to install the cracked version, it will not be completely functional. Some features may be missing or you might not have access to all the applications etc. 

Also, the craked version is highly vulnerable to online viruses and malware threats. And of course, not to forget that it is illegal. Therefore, it is highly recommended to only buy or subscribe to the software from the official website and not be lured by the free or cracked version. 

As I said earlier, downloading and installing Microsoft Office is not the major problem. The issue is with the product key. 

In this blog, I am going to list down the steps to activate Microsoft Office 2019, with or without a product key.

Microsoft launched its Office 2019, version which is now available for download. Earlier the application faced some issues in the beta version, but they are resolved now and the 2019 version is working perfectly without any glitches. 

If you are thinking of downloading and installing the latest Microsoft Office 2019 version, one system requirement that is absolutely necessary is, your operating system should be Windows 10. This action was probably taken by Microsoft, to force people to use Windows 10, leaving them with no other option, if they wish to use MS Office 2019. 

If you are using an older version of  MS Office, you will have to uninstall it before installing the 2019 version. However, if you have a subscription of Office 365, the latest version will be automatically upgraded without you having to do anything with it. 

You can choose and download any version of Office from this page

Follow these steps to activate Office 2019 with a KMS product key:

  1. Click the Windows icon. In the search bar type cmd and click enter. When the command prompt opens, right-click and select “Run as Administrator”.
  2. Open the location of the Office installed on your PC.
  3. If it is installed in the ProgramFiles Folder enter any of the below-given paths to find the application. One of them will work and the other will show you an error message.
  • “%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office16”
  • “%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Office\Office16”. 
  1. Depending on from where you got your Office File, this step will be executed If you got it from Microsoft, you will have to convert the retail license. If you have installed office from Volume ISo, you can skip this step. 
  2. Type this command to convert the license:

for /f %x in (‘dir /b ..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2019VL*.xrm-ms’) do cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:”..\root\Licenses16\%x”

  1. Before the next step make sure your PC is connected to the Internet. 
  2. Run the following command:

cscript ospp.vbs /setprt:1688

cscript ospp.vbs /unpkey:6MWKP >nul

cscript ospp.vbs /inpkey:NMMKJ-6RK4F-KMJVX-8D9MJ-6MWKP

cscript ospp.vbs /

cscript ospp.vbs /act

  1. Next, you will see a series of command running. Once that is finished, Office 2019 will be actiivated.

Follow these steps to activate Office 2019 with product key:

  1. Open
  2. Log in with your Microsoft account
  3. In the next pop-up window, enter the 25 digit product key that you got while subscribing or buying the product.
  4. Enter the country or region, select the language and click “Next”.
  5. Next, you will be redirected to the services and subscription page.
  6. Select the product you activated and click “Install”.

What’s the difference between Office 365 and Office 2019?

What's the difference between Office 365 and Office 2019?

Over the years, Microsoft has launched several products and the most used and popular one is Microsoft Office. It is a set of applications that are widely used for daily work. 

I am sure all you must have used MS Word, MS Powerpoint, MS Excel, Outlook, OneNote, etc. Well, these are all the applications that come under one combined software, that is the Microsoft Office Suite. 

Keeping in mind the needs of its different users, Microsoft has customized the suite. For example Microsoft Office Suite for office use, for home and personal use, for business use, for school use etc. 

Each of these suits has different applications of Microsoft suiting the needs of the user and type. 

MS Word is widely used for creating documents. 

MS Powerpoint is used for preparing presentations.

MS Excel is used to create office sheets and calculations.

The outlook is used to handle the mails, etc.

The most commonly used versions of Microsoft Office are Office 365 and Office 2019. However, the users have a misconception of them being the same with only some difference in the features offered. But this is not the case. 

In this blog, I am going to list down the………

  1. What Is Office 365 and Office 2019?

    Office 365 is a subscription service that gives you all the latest updates of the productive tools introduced by Microsoft. Office 365 offers subscription plants for different users like, for small and middle-sized business, home and personal use, schools, large corporates, etc.

    All Office 365 subscriptions plans have some basic applications like Powerpoint, Word and Excel. It also offers free online space and cloud-connected features. You can choose the subscription plans on a monthly or yearly basis. Another advantage of having a subscription plan is, you keep getting the latest security updates, new features introduced, fixes and online technical support. 

    Office 2019 is a one time purchase application. This means you do not have a subscription plan for this and you buy the suite by paying for it one time. Office 2019 is available for both Mac and Windows. One drawback of Office 2019 is you do not have any online access to the latest updates of the version. This means that if you wish to upgrade to the latest version, you will have to buy it again.
    Office 365 and Office 2019

  2. What Is The Difference Between Office 365 and Office 2019?

    1- Cost:
    Office 365 offers a monthly or yearly subscription that you can cancel whenever you want.

    Office 2019 is a one time purchase and cannot be cancelled or updated.

    2- Applications:
    Office 365 includes the latest version of applications like Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Excel. It also gives access to the latest updates, security features, bugs fixes, online cloud space, etc.

    Office 2019 offers Powerpoint, Excel and Word.

    3- Feature Updates:
    With Office 365, you will always be updated with the latest versions and you can upgrade your version anytime without any extra cost. 

    With Office 2019, although security updates are included, however, you will not be notified about any feature updates. Also if you wish to upgrade the version, you will have to buy the new one.

    3- Installation on number of PCs:
    With Office 365 Home, you can install Office 365 on all of your devices and connect to five at the same time, which means you can use Office no matter where you are or what device you are using. This includes PCs, Macs, tablets and phones. You can also share your subscription with up to five other people.

    With Office 2019, you can only have a one time purchase and it can be used only one on either PC or Mac.

    4- Online Storage:
    Office 365 gives you up to 1 TB of online cloud storage per user and you can access your file from anywhere by logging in into your account.

    Office 2019, does not give any online storage.

    5- Technical Support:
    With Office 365, you can contact the support team anytime until your subscription is valid without having to pay anything extra for it.

    Office 2019 does not provide any online technical support. However, it does offer initial technical support but only for the installation.

These were the differences between Office 365 and Office 2019. After reading this blog, you will be able to decide which version is best for you.