After a few problems (had to turn UAC off) I have installed & activated Office 2010 retail, I converted Retail to VL using method 2 http://forums.mydigitallife.net/thr...ce-2010-Retail-Installation-to-Office-2010-VL I then activated using the manual way http://forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/18535-The-Office-2010-Repository & all is working well. After install I ran office genuine advantage tool to see if it showed up fake, it didn't show up anything, the screen I got says Office Genuine Advantage Problem: No Office products eligible for validation were found on this computer. This may be due to one of the following: ■The version of Office installed on this computer is earlier than Office XP. ■There are currently no Office applications installed on this computer. ■The version of Office you are using is hosted on another computer or a terminal server. Read more about this in the FAQ. Solution: Purchase genuine Microsoft Office with a new computer, or from a retailer or software reseller near you. Learn more about how you can buy Microsoft Office Is this normal? & if it is will M/S update still work on office?