Microsoft Office 2016 Licensed via KMS but with Activation Splash Screen on launch

Resolved by following https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Office-repeatedly-prompts-you-to-activate-on-a-new-PC-a9a6b05f-f6ce-4d1f-8d49-eb5007b64ba1

 

 

  • Close the activation window and all Office apps.

  • Right-click the Start button Windows Start button in Windows 8 and Windows 10 on the lower-left corner of your screen, and select Run.
  • Type regedit, and then press Enter. Select Yes when prompted to open the Registry Editor.
  • On the left side of the Registry Editor, under Computer, navigate to the following key in the registry:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\OEM

  • Right click the OEM value and click File>Export.
  • Save the key.
  • After the key is backed up, select Edit>Delete.
  • Repeat steps 3-6 for the following key:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\OEM

  • Close the Registry Editor and start Office again.

 

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