If you have installed Office 2010 trial version from Microsoft, you have to activate it after 30 days, don’t get disappointed you can still extend Office 2010 trial for another six months legally.
2 Ways to extend Office 2o1o trial for six months
1.MDL discovered during technical preview build of office 201o that method of rearming no activation can be done which can be applied same to extend office 2010 RTM trial.
To rearm Office 2010, just run the OSPPREAM command located in the following folder
%Program Files%\Common Files\microsoft shared\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform\
Now open the command prompt in Windows 7 or Vista, and paste the below command as it is.
C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform\OSPPREARM.EXE
Change the path depending on whether you are using 32-bit 0r 64-bit, the syntax of command will be same as for 32 bit, for 64-bit the folder may be located at C:Program Files (x86).
For Office 2010 trial, a total of 5 rearms possible, where after reset, an additional 30 days of free usage allowed without proper activation.
2.Those who found above method difficult can use Office 2010 trial extender tool to extend their office 2010 trial.
Office 2010 trial extender is free tool which requires .Net framework 3.5 or higher to be installed in your computer to work.
Just download, run this tool and click Rearm on the last day before activation. Total 5 rearms possible which makes total evaluation time of 6*30=180 days. This tool works with RTM 14.0.4760.1000 versions of Office 201o.
Download Office 201o trial extender from here.