Description of the numbering scheme for product code GUIDs in Office 2013

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Summary

This article describes how to read the product GUIDs in the Windows registry to determine information about the Microsoft Office 2013 suite, programs, or utilities that you are using. GUIDs contain information about the release type, the release version, and the language of an Office 2013 suite or program.

Note GUIDs are created only when a user installs a Windows Installer (MSI) version of the Office 2013 suite or of an Office 2013 program. GUIDs are not created when a user installs a Click-to-Run version of the Office 2013 suite or of an Office 2013 program.

More Information

When you install the Office 2013 suite or one of the stand-alone Office 2013 programs, one or more product codes, or GUIDs, are created in the following registry subkey:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall

If you install a 32-bit version of Office 2013 on a 64-bit version of Windows, the GUIDs are created in the following registry subkey:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall

Each GUID uses the following format:

{BRMMmmmm-PPPP-LLLL-p000-D000000FF1CE}

The following table describes the characters of the GUID.

Characters Definition Hexadecimal values
B Release version 0-9, A-F
R Release type 0-9, A-F
MM Major version 0-9
mmmm Minor version 0-9
PPPP Product ID 0-9, A-F
LLLL Language identifier 0-9, A-F
p 0 for x86, 1 for x64 0-1
000 Reserved for future use, currently 0 0
D 1 for debug, 0 for ship 0-1
000000FF1CE Office Family ID 0-9

To view the GUIDs for the Office 2013 suites and programs that are installed on a computer, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.

  2. Locate the following subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall The names of the GUIDs start with a brace ({ ). Therefore, GUIDs are the first items that are listed under Uninstall.
    Each GUID data pane contains multiple values, including the values that are described in the following table.

    Value name Description
    DisplayName The product name that appears in the Add or Remove Programs dialog box
    InstallDate The date that the product was installed
    Product ID The product ID
    InstallSource The installation source
    RegCompany The registered company
    RegOwner The registered user name

Release version

The release version values specify the level of the release, such as a beta version or a release to manufacturing (RTM) version. The following table contains more information about the release version values.

Value name Release
0 Any release before Beta 1
1 Beta 1
2 Beta 2
3 Release Candidate 0 (RC0)
4 Release Candidate 1 (RC1)/OEM Preview release
5-8 Reserved values
9 RTM. This is the first version that is shipped (the initial release).
A Service Pack 1 (SP1). This value is not used if the product code is not changed after the RTM version
B Service Pack 2 (SP2). This value is not used if the product code is not changed after the RTM version
C Service Pack 3 (SP3). This value is not used if the product code is not changed after the RTM version
D-F Reserved values

Release type

The release type specifies the audience for a 2013 Office suite, such as enterprise or retail. The following table contains more information about the 2013 Office suite release types.

Value Release type
0 Volume license
1 Retail/OEM
2 Trial
5 Download

Product ID

The product ID is the version of the Office 2013 suite or program, such as Office Professional 2013 or Office Standard 2013. The following table contains more information about the Office 2013 product IDs.

Product ID SKU
0011 Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
0012 Microsoft Office Standard 2013
0013 Microsoft Office Home and Business 2013
0014 Microsoft Office Professional 2013
0015 Microsoft Access 2013
0016 Microsoft Excel 2013
0017 Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2013
0018 Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
0019 Microsoft Publisher 2013
001A Microsoft Outlook 2013
001B Microsoft Word 2013
001C Microsoft Access Runtime 2013
001F Microsoft Office Proofing Tools Kit Compilation 2013
002F Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013
003A Microsoft Project Standard 2013
003B Microsoft Project Professional 2013
0044 Microsoft InfoPath 2013
0051 Microsoft Visio Professional 2013
0053 Microsoft Visio Standard 2013
00A1 Microsoft OneNote 2013
00BA Microsoft Office SharePoint Workspace 2013
110D Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2013
110F Microsoft Project Server 2013
012B Microsoft Lync 2013

Language identifier

The language identifier (LCID) varies from language to language. Because the LCID is stored in the GUID in a hexadecimal format, you may have to convert the LCID value to a decimal value to determine the language. For example, a hexadecimal value of 0409 converts to a decimal value of 1033. This value represents English.

For more information about language identifiers in Office 2013 suites and programs, go to the following Microsoft website: Language identifiers and OptionState Id values in Office 2013

Sample GUID

Assume that the first 16 digits of a GUID are "91150000-0011-0407." This example GUID was created by the initial release version (9) of a Retail or OEM edition (1), version 15.0000, of Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 (0011). The language of the product is German. In this case, the hexadecimal value 0407 converts to the decimal value 1031. This value represents German.