Office 2016 not validating
If you can't find the product key from email receipt, you may be able to get information from the email by using the Order History link for the Microsoft Store you purchased from.
Go to the Microsoft store site, and sign in with the user ID and password to purchase and download Office 2016.
I tried to activate by phone but was told that my key would not validate.
I spoke to a human but the quality of the line was so bad I couldn't hear very well and at the end of the call I was told to call technical support in the morning because I think that he couldn't validate the key either.
Please refer to the following link for available upgrade options: Office 2007 EOL To download and install Office 2013 for a single PC, Office 2016 for a single PC and Office 2016 for a single Mac go to My Account.
You may need to reinstall or install Microsoft Office 2016 on your computer, and during the installing process, you are prompted to enter a 25-character product key.
If you have a license key for MS Office 2016, enter it on the text box to finish the installation.
If you do not have a product key, or it's the first time to install Office 2016 on your computer, you may need to buy an activation key for your Office Program. If you have installed Office 2016 in your computer before and it's already activated, but you forgot or lost the product key, we have three methods as below for you to check and view the product code.
Or get into your Office account page with the Microsoft account you associated with Office 2016.
Usually, a record validation rule compares the values of two or more fields.
Tip: If you create a form automatically from a table by using one of the Form commands on the ribbon, any validation for fields in the underlying table are inherited by the corresponding controls on the form.
If you purchased the Microsoft Office 2016 APP from online store, the product code to active Office 2016 would be sent to you with an email receipt.
Check for the email came with "Microsoft", maybe it's in the spam, bulk, or junk mail folders.
When data is entered, Access checks to see whether the input breaks a validation rule – if so, the input is not accepted, and Access displays a message.