I downloaded the preview of Office 13 from Microsoft's website, and installed it. It worked at first, but when I restarted the computer, Office tried to activate the program, and told me it couldn't connect to the internet when the co puter is connected to the internet. I have no idea what would cause this to happen, but it has been quite frustrating. I have both Windows 7 and 8 installed on my computer, office 13 is installed on the Windows 8 partition. No antivirus programs were blocking Office from connecting to the internet or anything.
Answer by jadtechnic · Aug 06, 2012 at 01:26 AM
do you have an office account ???
first 2 rules one must use official win 7 , or official win 8 preview and log into your office account, Internet access required ..
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offices is a cloud program this is a free preview you need a office365 account just a thought there is a really good likelyhood it will not work with anyuthing but the exploer browser too as you must have win 7 or 8 to use the service ..
i am on linux there is not even a preview version I can down load :P