Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2021: Lifetime License for $49


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Someone left a comment on that site:

"Are these legitimate licenses? They cannot be, not at this price. Would you buy from here at this price Martin? I assume it is an MSDN/Microsoft Technet key and they are selling them on."

I'm surprised Microsoft hasn't figured out a way to clamp down on this.
 

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Someone left a comment on that site:

"Are these legitimate licenses? They cannot be, not at this price. Would you buy from here at this price Martin? I assume it is an MSDN/Microsoft Technet key and they are selling them on."

I'm surprised Microsoft hasn't figured out a way to clamp down on this.



Read the comments on the actual purchase page...




In the 10-12 years I've been following Ghacks, I have NEVER seen any one of their Deals have a problem.
They have deals... all the time. Click on Deals at top right.

I don't even use Office or any part of it... but I know a lot of people do.
 

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I'd have to get a deal like this to be able to afford it. Surely, this can not be legitimate, ghacks or not.
 

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I'm waiting on someone to go first. I've been around a looong time and I've never seen a case where that old adage "If something sounds to good to be true..." wasn't spot on. Ain't nuthin' in this life free or even close to it.
 

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Is it illegal?
Who knows, but a lot of comments you find on the Interweb claim these are repurposed MSDN licenses. It's been many (MANY) years since I had my hands on a set of MSDN CDs and I know the keys on those CDs are able to be used on multiple machines but I don't think they were meant to be used this way. It would be helpful if these vendors could explain how they're able to offer this software for pennies on the dollar. It just doesn't smell right. Just my (perhaps helplessly uninformed) opinion. "If it's too good to be true..."
 

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Hi folks

You are all a bit slow on this one -- read my thread on W10 Forums -- I haven't had any problem with a deal I got. !!!!!


Cheers
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... I'm waiting on someone to go first...
I was gonna, but..., I've got 2 fecked up copies of Office already, why would I want a 3rd!?!?!? :p
 

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Purchase with PayPal install key with my Microsoft account, Worked perfectly.
 

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Purchase with PayPal install key with my Microsoft account, Worked perfectly.
Perfect! (y)

K..., get in line everybody! One per customer only............ :cool:
 

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It seems all good, I plumped for it and the key is actually set up and verified on the Microsoft Office home page, you enter the key and Microsoft verifies it and then provides the install link under your account section
 

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(Pssst... can somebody lend me 50 bucks!?!?!?)
 

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They are working licenses, but they are not intended to be sold that way. There are shops in China where you can buy windows licenses in large quantities and they are functional. However, they are not meant to be sold cheaply in the west.

I’ve never seen sellers of cheap licenses tell me where they got these licenses from.
 

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