Office 2019 provides a features Microsoft added to Office 365 earlier. This is one-time release, assumption has been that Office 2019 may be the last everlasting license release of Office, Another way, Microsoft has describe Office 2019 as a “one-time release”
let’s come to the point how you going to activate volume license copy of office 2019.
first of all you need to download media either through VLSC or via xml script.
using xml script will download media files as well activate the office 2019.
below script can be used for downloading and activating application. all you need to do adding your own legal license for activation.
<Add OfficeClientEdition=”64″ Channel=”PerpetualVL2019″ SourcePath=”D:” Version=”-1″ AllowCdnFallback=”TRUE” ForceUpgrade=”TRUE”>
<Product ID=”Standard2019Volume” PIDKEY=”Put Your Key here“>
<Language ID=”en-us” />
<ExcludeApp ID=”Groove” />
<ExcludeApp ID=”OneNote” />
<Property Name=”SharedComputerLicensing” Value=”0″ />
<Property Name=”PinIconsToTaskbar” Value=”TRUE” />
<Property Name=”SCLCacheOverride” Value=”0″ />
<Property Name=”AUTOACTIVATE” Value=”0″ />
<Updates Enabled=”TRUE” />
<RemoveMSI All=”TRUE” />
<Setup Name=”Company” Value=”Your Company Name” />
<Display Level=”Full” AcceptEULA=”TRUE” />
<Logging Level=”Standard” Path=”D:\logs” />
highlighted information you will get in your license certificate. copy and paste above script on notepad and save as .xml file. once you are ready with file follow below command to download media on local drive and activate media. i am using D drive of my system to download media highlighted on script.
Note : you can crate xml file by using Office Customization tool OCT as per your office 2019 version by using link : https://config.office.com/
Next step is to download Office Deployment Tool ODT by using link : https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=49117
it will extract setup file with sample copy of xml which could be replaced by newly created xml file.
Download the Office 2019 installation Setup files
Once you have copy of the ODT and created your configuration.xml file
Open command prompt as administrator then go to the folder where you have extracted the ODT files and XML file then enter the command
setup /download configuration.xml
note : use the same name of xml file you have created manually or through office customization tools OCT.
Install Office 2019 by using the Office Deployment Tool ODT
Once you have a copy of the ODT and have created your xml file and downloaded the Office 2019 installation files by using above command to your local D drive as mentioned above in xml file you are ready to install and activate office 2019
open command prompt as an administrator enter the command
setup /configure configuration.xml
above step by step configuration will download and activate you licensed office 2019.