Originally Posted by Elfwreck
Call them and check. It may need to be activated by an online connection; it may not work with an entirely offline laptop.
And odds are, it can only be legitimately installed to one machine; the old verification system used to allow multiple installs but they've been working to prevent that. However, unless you absolutely need the newer features, there are low-cost options for the earlier versions.
So I've got MS Office Word 2003 on my laptop, which is what I compose on. What are the low-cost options on earlier models? (Honestly, I don't even know if I need anything more than what I've got.)