Activating Office 2010

  • Office 2010 requires activation every six months. In order to do this you must connect to the UMD VPN or CS VPN
  • Open Command Prompt as Administrator


  • To set the hostname for the key server, enter one of these commands. If you are using the 64bit version of Windows run:
    cscript "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\OSPP.VBS" /sethst:kms.umd.edu

    If you are using the 32bit version of Windows run:
    cscript "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\OSPP.VBS" /sethst:kms. umd.edu


  • To activate or renew run:
    cscript "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\OSPP.VBS" /act
    or
    cscript "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\OSPP.VBS" /act


  • To check the license status:
    cscript "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\OSPP.VBS" /dstatus
    or
    cscript "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\OSPP.VBS" /dstatus