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bcurran3 office activation disable

Disable Office Activation Prompt (Config)

0.0.1 | Updated: 02 May 2018



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Disable Office Activation Prompt (Config) 0.0.1

This Package Contains an Exempted Check

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Verification Testing Exempt:

Yup, this here package requires Office 2013 or Office 2016 to be installed to install and that thar testing environment thingy don't have it.

To install Disable Office Activation Prompt (Config), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Disable Office Activation Prompt (Config), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Disable Office Activation Prompt (Config), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade disableofficenag-winconfig -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade disableofficenag-winconfig -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure disableofficenag-winconfig installed
    name: disableofficenag-winconfig
    state: present
    version: 0.0.1
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'disableofficenag-winconfig' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.0.1'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: disableofficenag-winconfig,
    Version: 0.0.1,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller disableofficenag-winconfig
   Name     = 'disableofficenag-winconfig'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.0.1'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'disableofficenag-winconfig':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.0.1',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install disableofficenag-winconfig version="0.0.1" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 03 May 2018.


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This package disables the Office activation prompt caused by OEM installs of Office that have been replaced by other Office versions.

More info from Microsoft


$packageName = 'disabledefender-winconfig'
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

# Office 2013
if (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Common\OEM")
     Remove-Item -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Common\OEM" -Force

if (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Common\OEM")
     Remove-Item -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Common\OEM" -Force
# Office 2016
if (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\OEM")
	 Remove-Item -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\OEM" -Force

if (Test-Path -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\OEM")
	 Remove-Item -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\OEM" -Force

if ($found){
	Write-Host Activation prompt removed. -foreground green
	} else {
	  Write-Host Activation prompt not found. Aborting... -foreground magenta

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