This is a quick post to help sysadmins facing save issues with Microsoft Office 2016 – specifically the action of saving to the Documents folder and being redirected to Network Shortcuts instead. This issue may be present in Office 2013 too but it’s not what I have deployed in my environment so cannot say for sure if the same symptoms occur on 2013.
In this brief article I will go through the steps to activate your Office 2016 KMS key.
My set-up is as follows:
- Server 2012 R2 KMS server (I believe you require Server 2008 R2 onwards for this to work but I may be wrong)
- Office Professional Plus KMS Key from Microsoft VLSC
Thankfully it’s pretty straight forward so here goes…