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Microsoft Office purchased with computer. Need key to reload

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I bought Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016 with computer.   I need to reinstall.   How do I find the KeyCode?

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That's not a simple question to answer because Office 2016 comes in two very different forms.


1) Local password -- in this form, you get a card or an email with the account code needed to activate MS Office.  You install Office and provide that code during the install.  HP generally does not have records of this information, so if you lose the card or the email, you are stuck.


2) Click-to-Run -- in this form, you get an email from Microsoft with download information and the account code.  You have to download and install Office and then use the code to activate.  The code is NOT stored locally on your PC, so if you lose the email, you are stuck.

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