Opening and Closing an Office 2003 Program

If you're opening Office 2003 programs and are unsure where to start, let this free lesson help.

Activating Office 2003

When you run an Office 2003 program, you will be prompted to activate the program using the Activation Wizard. This prompt will appear for the first 50 times you run the program, or until you complete the Activation Wizard.

To activate Office 2003:

  • Choose to activate by calling a toll-free number or going online.
  • Give your product ID code (appears in the wizard's window).
  • You'll be provided an activation code. Type the code into the wizard.
  • Click Finish.

You are only allowed to install Office 2003 on two machines.