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How to Install Office, Visio or Project

This guide explains how to Install Office, Visio or Project downloaded from swdb.ucl.ac.uk

This guide is aimed at...

  • IT Administrators
  • Staff

Before you start...

This guide is for use when your machine is connected to the UCL network at least once every 90 days, if this is not the case when offsite you will need to connect to the UCL network via UCL VPN and then Activate Office

If Office does not activate automatically then download this zip file and run the KMS-support.cmd file. If you get a warning from SmartScreen then click More Info and Run anyway. Send the results file to kms-support@ucl.ac.uk.


1. Once you have downloaded the ISO file you will need to mount the software follow these instructions

Run Setup…

Fig 1. Run setup

2.Double click on the ISO and click Run SETUP.EXE

3. Either choose to customise the install or click Install


Fig 2. Software Installing

4. The product will now have installed.

Software Activated…

Fig 3. Software Activated

5. To check if the product has activated, restart your machine and open up one of the applications. Click File, Account and it should say activated as below

6. If the product has not activated please follow this guide.

7. If you are using a key click on change Product key as in Fig 3 and enter the key.

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