How to activate Office 2010/2013 for FREE using KMS license key

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As you know, I am working on a project that supports people to activate their Microsoft software products using KMS license key. Many of you guys might be wondering why I only write guideline about the latest version of Office (2016/365). Is it possible to activate the older versions for FREE? The answer is YES, this is very possible but there is a problem need to discuss with you in greater detail below.

Difference between Retail and Volume version

If you are using Office retail, you can not use KMS method because it only supports volume version. However, in fact, it’s so much easier to use KMS license now because users could convert retail version to volume using a license files library bundled with setup file since Office 2016. But it is unfortunate that this library is not available in earlier versions (including Office 2013/2010).

2 methods to activate your Office using KMS client setup key

1. The first method: Without using any additional library

Time needed: 1 minute.

Supported products: Office 2013/2010 Volume editions.
First, you need to open command prompt with admin rights, then follow the instruction below step by step. Just copy/paste the commands and do not forget to hit Enter in order to execute them.

  1. Detect location of the Office installed on your PC.

    The path depends on the architecture of the Windows OS you are using. If you are not sure what it is, don’t worry, just run all commands below.

    if exist "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office15\ospp.vbs" set folder="%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office15"
    if exist "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Office\Office15\ospp.vbs" set folder="%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Office\Office15"
    if exist "%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" set folder="%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office14"
    if exist "cd /d %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Office\Office14\ospp.vbs" set folder="cd /d %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Office\Office14"

  2. Activate your Office using KMS client key.

    Make sure your PC is connected to the internet, then run the following command.

    cscript %folder%\ospp.vbs /inpkey:VYBBJ-TRJPB-QFQRF-QFT4D-H3GVB
    cscript %folder%\ospp.vbs /inpkey:YC7DK-G2NP3-2QQC3-J6H88-GVGXT
    cscript %folder%\ospp.vbs /sethst:kms8.msguides.com
    cscript %folder%\ospp.vbs /setprt:1688
    cscript %folder%\ospp.vbs /act

2. The second method: Using an additional library extracted from installation folder of Office Volume

Supported products: All Office 2013/2010 editions.

Step 2.1: Download the license files library then extract it. Move the library folder to the C drive.

Office additional library
Office additional library

Step 2.2: Follow first step of the method 1 above.

Step 2.3: Convert your retail license to volume one.

Install Office voulme licenses
Install Office voulme licenses
cd /d c:\library
for /f %x in ('dir /b *') do cscript %folder%\ospp.vbs /inslic:%x

Step 2.4: Follow the second step of method 1 above.

Finally, check activation status again.

Office is activated successfully
Office is activated successfully

More information:

  • Here is the virustotal result of the library: Office 2010 lib | Office 2013 lib
  • Using the library makes many of you guys feel uncomfortable, I know. This is the reason why I did not want to write about Office 2010 and 2013. If you do not like using the additional library, please use Office 2010/2013 volume or upgrade to a newer version.

How to activate Office 2010/2013 for FREE using KMS license key
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If you would have any questions or concerns, please leave your comments. I would be glad to explain in more details. Thank you so much for all your feedback and support!


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142 thoughts on “How to activate Office 2010/2013 for FREE using KMS license key

  1. Lex V Sky

    Thank you very much!
    Good job.
    Works fine on my Office 2013.
    I dont know if it will renew automatic, let’s see.
    Regards from Brazil !

    Reply
  2. Peet

    Thank you, I have tried both options on MS Office Professional Plus 2013, it says successful but when you open Word or Outlook the notifications still comes up…so it does not work…
    Any other suggestions?

    Thanks,
    Peet

    Reply
  3. Abdi

    Thank you so much. First method works for me.
    Be sure that you downloaded proper Microsoft Office Professional Volume edition 2010/2016.
    After downloading, just do as it is said step by step. It will work 100%.

    Reply
  4. Maria

    Thank you very much, you just saved a desperate fellow student XD
    (the activation process I used last year doesn’t work anymore, but this just worked like a charm ^_^ )

    Reply
  5. Babar Ahmed

    A WINDOW OF JUST-IN-TIME DEBUGGER HAS BEEN OPENED UP …AVAILABLE DEBUGGER VISUAL STUDIO COMMUNITY 2017 WHICH I NOT WORKING DEMANDING ACTIVATION LICENSE KEY .

    Reply
  6. Saurabh Tiwari

    Easy and step by step technique. Searched a lot of sites, but all i got was “redirecting to other webpage”.
    Your work is amazing. Activated windows and office in just some simple steps. Thanks

    Reply