People tend not to read this sort of fine print, but this bit is kind of important. Generic pic of an office worker, white collar job. Some people interpret this as meaning that the retail license is now similar to the OEM license, which covers copies of Office that come pre-installed on a new computer. Under an OEM license you can only run Office on that specific computer. If you buy a new computer, you can't uninstall that OEM copy of Office from your old computer and reinstall it on the new one. You could transfer a retail copy of Office from your old computer to your new computer, at least you could until now. Advertisement If you read the fine print, the licensing conditions have clearly changed between Office and Office The Office retail license agreement states; a. One Copy per Device.
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Outlook Search through Windows Shell  Features removed from Microsoft PowerPoint Support for Visio Drawing Distribution changes[ edit ] Unlike past versions of Office, retail copies of Office on DVD are only offered in select regions, such as those Microsoft classifies as emerging markets , as well as Australia , at the discretion of retailers. In all other regions, retail copies of Office and Office subscriptions only contain a product key , and direct users to the Office website to redeem their license and download the software. In previous versions of Office, this restriction applied only to OEM editions; retail Office license agreements allowed uninstalling from one computer to install on another computer. Should the buyer have wished to use Office on a different computer, or if they later became unable to use the computing device that the original license was downloaded to e. Transfer of license from one computer to another owned by the same user is now allowed every 90 days, except in the case of hardware failure, in which the license may be moved sooner.