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2 Options to Find Windows XP Product Key

May 8th, 2013 by Admin

Lost your Windows XP product key? Or the product key sticker has fadded out? Normally the product key is on a sticker on your computer or located with the manual that came with Windows XP. If you are unable to locate your product key, you’ll lose a valuable license. In this article we’ll describe two options which can help you find Windows XP product key from your Windows registry or original installation CD.

Option 1: Find Windows XP Product Key from Your Installation CD

If you have misplaced your Windows XP product key, you can still recover it from your original installation CD, by follow these steps:

  1. Insert the installation CD into your CD / DVD Drive.
  2. Explore the CD and navigate to the i386 folder.
  3. Open the file UNATTEND.txt and scroll down to the last line.
  4. You will find your Windows XP product key there.

Option 2: Find Windows XP Product Key from Windows Registry

The method above works only for certain OEM CDs. If you couldn’t locate your product key from the CD or the installation CD is inaccessible, then this option should be of help! With Product Key Finder program you can decrypt Windows XP product key which is stored in Windows registry.

To get started, download and install Product Key Finder on your computer. After installing, run the program. Click on “Start Recovery” button, it will display a list of recovery options. Choose the “From current system” option, the program will begin to find and recover your Windows XP product key in seconds!

How to Recover Windows 7/Vista/XP Product Key with Ease

June 3rd, 2012 by Admin

There could be number of occasions when you need to recover product key from installed Windows OS. If you are geek enough you may dig into Windows registry to find product key but for normal users it may not be possible to recover easily.  So how to recover lost Windows product key without having to buy a new copy of Windows?

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to recover Windows 7/Vista/XP product key with ease.  To get started,  we need to use a popular key finder program – Product Key Finder. It enables you to recover lost Windows product keys and backup them to prevent from losing your valuable licenses.

How to Recover Windows Product Key

  1. First you need to download Product Key Finder onto your computer and then install it.
  2. Launch Product Key Finder program and then click Start Recovery button. Choose the From current system option.
  3. The program will decrypt and recover your lost Windows product key immediately.
  4. Last you can click the Save To File button to save the recovered product key to a file for safe keeping.

Product Key Finder can also help you recover product keys for other software such as Microsoft Office, SQL Server, Exchange Server, Visual Studio, VMWare, Adobe Reader, etc.