Office 2013 on Windows 8.1 can no longer be activated?

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by MonarchX, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. MonarchX

    MonarchX MDL Expert

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    I didn't try to activate MS Office 2013 up until I updated and now none of the previously working activators work...
     
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  2. MonarchX

    MonarchX MDL Expert

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    MTK Says "Failed to eject local bypass DLL"
     
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  3. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    Go into 'Settings' and change the Bypass Method.
     
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  4. abbodi1406

    abbodi1406 MDL KB0000001

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    EFA11, bring out a shotgun, the pistol is not enough anymore :suicide:
     
  5. MonarchX

    MonarchX MDL Expert

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    I only want to use SECO injection...

    Does the official SECO Injector work for MS Office 2013? It worked great for my Win8.1 but not Office 2013... Is there an extra line I need to add to activate Office 2013 along with Windows?
     
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  6. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    So far you provided very diffuse info...:hmm:. The SECO Injector you're referring to is a KMS Emulator with already implemented Redirect Hook. So afaik it depends on a additional script for activation.

    The tool itself is definitely capable of activating Windows and Office 15.
     
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  7. MonarchX

    MonarchX MDL Expert

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    I downloaded SECO Injector and followed the instructions that I have re-written for the develop of this tool... It activated my Windows, but not my Office...
     
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  8. MonarchX

    MonarchX MDL Expert

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    I installed Windows 8.1 Pro x64 VLK, downloaded all updates, drivers, apps, software (except for MS Office 2013), installed Escrow Update 17025, removed original AutoKMS tasks that came with the Windows 8.1 install, placed SECO Injector in Program Files folder, merged theprovided registry entries from a settings file, ran the exact commands provided here - http://forums.mydigitallife.net/thr...Fly-KMS-Server?p=859440&viewfull=1#post859440 and it activated my Windows by means of a DLL injection service. Then I remember I had to install and activate MS Office, so I installed it, updated it through Windows Update, and was expecting it will be activated since SECO Injector was already installed, but it wasn't activated. I tried using MTK DLL Injections, AutoMKS and KMS Server Emulation, but it gave the error I reported in the replies above this one.

    Then I removed SECO Injector service, reset all SECO and KMS related settings to default, erased them, uninstall MS Office 2013, restarted, re-installed MS Office 2013, attempted at using SECO Injection Service like before, but it would still not activate. Then I tried MTK and still gave me the same exact errors...

    I think Escrow Update 17025 may be preventing activation. I have a feeling that the final release will have a nasty surprise...
     
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  9. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    #9 s1ave77, Feb 25, 2014
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    Seems the Office script commands a wrong :D.

    Can't find anything related to Office there :cool2:.
     
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  10. MonarchX

    MonarchX MDL Expert

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    Here goes another format, I guess?
     
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  11. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    Yep, indeed.
     
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  12. MonarchX

    MonarchX MDL Expert

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    OK, I just did that and I still cannot activate it. I think it is time we inform the community that it is no longer possible to activate Office 2013 on Windows 8.1. MS introduced a secret hardware lock. I'll cite you as someone who agrees.
     
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  13. EFA11

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    I performed full updates in Win8.1 and Office 2013 prior to activating with MTK and have no issues in VM. I may have to try on a couple other systems, but I am still activating fine so far.

    So installing Escrow Update 17025 should kill activation with what you have tried so far then correct?
     
  14. MonarchX

    MonarchX MDL Expert

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    Even after you format and reinstall Windows 8.1 without the Escrow update - you can no longer activate Office 2013. A single installation of Escrow forever screws all you activations of Office 2013, no matter how many times you format and reinstall Windows 8.1.
     
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  15. EFA11

    EFA11 Avatar Guru

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    alright, will see what I can see then. Thanks for info
     
  16. lievre

    lievre MDL Senior Member

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    I've install my office 2013 on windows 8, activate with KMSnano 5.3.exe (10x to heldigard) upgrade my windows to 8.1 and i don't have any problem.

    Lievre
     
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  17. MonarchX

    MonarchX MDL Expert

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    It tells me that my Office cannot be KMS activated....
     
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  18. jackmonter5

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    #18 jackmonter5, Feb 26, 2014
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    Monarch, are you activating on the same system? can you try to run kms server.exe on a remote system or in a vm (running minimum XP) and activate to that machine

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    cd "program files\microsoft office\office15" or cd "program files (x86)\microsoft office\office15"
    cscript ospp.vbs /sethst:192.168.1.2
    cscript ospp.vbs /act
     
  19. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    @ MonarchX

    Could you please provide the output of the '(C) CHECK STATUS MENU / (C) ACTIVATION STATUS ALL' section of my tool. It will show the exact version of Office you have installed.
     
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  20. mackphx

    mackphx MDL Junior Member

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    Installed office 2013 sp1 update, office and 8.1 are still activated! :good3: