Since the last automatic update from Microsoft, I get the message on Outlook & Excel I need to activate the product.

Since the last automatic update from Microsoft, I get the message on Outlook & Excel I need to activate the product. When I try to activate I tells me it is already activated, they have been running fine since 2001 when the Office Proffesional was legally purchased.
The pop-up with activation message has two buttons, "Remind me later" and the button "more..." which seems to send me around in circles when it is followed.

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