- Before installing Windows or Office you should make sure the iso file you burn on the DVD or USB stick is genuine. Use a small tool to verify the integrity of the files.
- The Windows and Office Genuine ISO Verifier is a free tool to download and perform check if you are having issues with your Office or Windows copies.
- Working with ISO files? You might be interested in learning about new tools and such in the ISO Files section on our website.
- Check out our Windows 10 Downloads for recommendations on all sorts of programs that you can install.
Windows and Office Genuine ISO Verifier is a lightweight tool that helps you find out whether you have genuine Microsoft Office and Windows ISO files. The software works to perform a quick SHA-1 and MD5 verification.
The installation and interface of the tool is as straightforward as it comes in a portable package. You can set up the program up quickly by decompressing the archive in the target location on your hard disk. Its user-friendly interface won’t give you a hard time when navigating the application, either.
The tool’s UI consists of a single window that includes intuitive fields for quick access. Once you specify the input file, the program does the rest of the task for you without your intervention.
Windows and Office Genuine ISO Verifier also supports various versions and languages of Office and Windows. The tool’s major selling factor is its ability to recognize a wide variety of hashes associated with Windows and Office. In fact, it is able to compare file SHA-1 even to Office 95 and Windows XP.
The tool is most useful if you want to reinstall Windows or Office on your PC with no legal complications. If you are not sure whether your file is genuine, then the Windows and Office Genuine ISO Verifier provides the answer.
Microsoft Office cannot verify the license for this product
You open an app from the Microsoft Office suite on your Windows 10 computer. And instead of the app opening, you get a message that it cannot verify your license. What’s the deal with that?
One way of fixing this is my reinstalling Office. Use the Office Genuine ISO Verifier before this to make sure your image is good.
How to use Control Panel in Windows 10 to verify license for Microsoft Office
Go to Control Panel -> Programs and Features. Select your version of Microsoft Office and click on the Change button. Then select Enter a Product Key, and type it in the field, and hit Continue.
Verify Windows 10 is genuine
If all you need is to check if your Windows copy is genuine, go to Start Menu -> Settings. Click on Update & Security. Navigate to the section called Activation and check for a confirmation message.
You can download Windows and Office Genuine ISO Verifier from the Internet. Run it in order to avoid potential security risks of installing versions of Windows or Office that may be compromised.
Are you currently using the Windows and Office Genuine ISO Verifier to check whether your Microsoft files are legitimate? What is your experience so far? Let us know.
FAQ: Learn more about Windows and Office ISO files
- What do I do with an ISO file?
If the ISO file contains software to be installed in Windows, you mount the iso file on a virtual drive and then enter the drive and start the setup. Otherwise, you can burn the ISO file on a CD/DVD or extract it on a USB stick to boot from it.
- Can you run an ISO file without a CD?
Sure you can. Right-click the file on your computer and click Extract to. Choose a destination and you will see the contents without burning the file on a CD.
- Is Windows 10 ISO file bootable?
Yes, you can use the Windows 10 ISO file that you can download from Microsoft servers to put it on a USB stick and make the thumb drive bootable with the appropriate free tool.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in April 2017 and has been since revamped and updated in May 2020 for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.