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OFF2000: CD Key Overwritten After Pressing Backspace to Correct a Mistake


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This article was previously published under Q217530

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Symptoms

When you type your CD key in the Welcome to Microsoft Office 2000 dialog box, you may accidentally overwrite part of the CD key.

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Cause

This problem may occur when you use BACKPSACE to correct a mistake while you type the CD key. When you use BACKSPACE to clear the contents of one of the CD Key boxes, the characters in the previous box may be selected. If you type the next characters in the CD key sequence, the cursor does not advance to the next box. Instead, the selected characters are overwritten.

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Workaround

Press TAB to advance the cursor to the next CD Key box.

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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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Keywords: kbbug, kbnofix, KB217530

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Article Info
Article ID : 217530
Revision : 4
Created on : 1/24/2007
Published on : 1/24/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 365