This article describes how to activate the perpetual license of Microsoft Office Visio. The perpetual license never expires.
It is a perpetual license to use the Visio product.
When you start Visio for the first time after installation, the Microsoft Activation Wizard automatically runs.
You are presented with two activation options, or you can choose to active at a later time: .
Activate by using the Internet. Activate by using the telephone.
If you select the Activate by using the Internet option, the Activation Wizard automatically contacts the Microsoft licensing servers through your Internet connection.
If you are using a valid product key that has not been used previously, your product is activated immediately.
If you select the Activate by using the telephone option, call the telephone number that is provided in the Activation Wizard, and type the confirmation number that is provided by the customer service agent.