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How to Recover product key (CD-Key) of Windows/MS-Office

By Sami
05-31-2006
To recover your lost the product key of Windows XP or most versions of Office and have lost the CD case. Here is an small utility ProduKey which will display the ProductID and the CD-Key of MS-Office, Windows, Exchange Server, and SQL Server installed on your computer.

You can view this information for your current running operating system, or for another operating system/computer - by using command-line options. This utility can be useful if you lost the product key of your Windows/Office, and you want to reinstall it on your computer.



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By nightdream on 06-05-2006, 07:36 AM
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this is my first my visit to the chat and have been guided by this thread for the product key recovering program, it is amazing tool and I was looking long time for it,

thank you
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By leonard on 06-20-2006, 08:57 PM
Default Works great but....

The product worked great EXCEPT that my computer is a DELL and it does NOT return the actual product key. So, after installation, when you go online to "Activate" with Microsoft, it says you have an invalid product key.

I have also found 3 other products and they all return the same key (the one that Dell enters into the registry), so I guess I am out of luck?

OK, maybe I am not completely out of luck. Further web surfing has revealed that since it successfully installed, but does not want to activate, it is possible that I only need to call Microsoft and get a new activation ID?
Last edited by leonard; 06-20-2006 at 09:29 PM.. Reason: More info
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By William_Wilson on 06-21-2006, 03:06 AM
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You should be able to view your current key in the registry under the path:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\wpaevents
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By leonard on 06-21-2006, 08:05 PM
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Only items there are:

(Default) REG_SZ (value not set)
OOBETimer REG_BINARY hexadecimal values
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By carrollemt on 02-27-2007, 05:53 AM
Default How to Recover product key (CD-Key) of Windows/MS-Office Reply to Thread

GREAT TOOL !
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By gurpreet on 05-10-2007, 05:05 AM
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wooow its reallly gud one
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By cb831 on 06-04-2007, 02:17 PM
Default Trojan ?

Nice tool, but why does it query files that are not needed like

18:30:58 ProduKey.exe:18680 QUERY INFORMATION C:\Program Files\Trillian\events.dll SUCCESS Attributes: A

Is this tool installing malware onto my machine ?

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