When you are going to reinstalling your windows and you lost your product key. But you don’t need to worry about it. Sometimes we are searching for how to get it back the product key, here is the good news for the entire windows user because windows operating store your product key in windows registry. And it is just easy to find your product key. But the product key is in binary format and that can’t be read by the human unless you are some part of Cylon. We don’t know why Microsoft makes such a great length to make it. It’s difficult to see the product key of Microsoft’s software.
Their product key only read by their software. Microsoft doesn’t want anybody to reuse their software product key. Microsoft uses 25 character codes that used to activate windows.Despite all there thing you can recover your product key from your working computer and here need to access your drive.
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What is product key?
It is a method of giving copyright and it is also known as software key. The product is specific-software based key for a computer program which certified that the copy of the program is original. and any software doesn’t use the product key for activation or giving copyright they use the other method for activation. The process will go through, two ways.
- Offline:- In this offline process only enter your product and that match with the database.
- Online:- online activation requires to prevent multiple people with the same key.
This is a method of giving copyright and many software doesn’t use the product key. For activating or giving copyright, they prefer another way.
Method 1.Find your product key with simple VBScript.
VBScript can easily read out the value of registry and then translate it into format through you can read it easily for reinstalling your windows.
Right click on the desktop and go to New then click on Text Document.
Copy and paste the code below in your Notepad window.
Set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") MsgBox ConvertToKey(WshShell.RegRead("HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\DigitalProductId")) Function ConvertToKey(Key) Const KeyOffset = 52 i = 28 Chars = "BCDFGHJKMPQRTVWXY2346789" Do Cur = 0 x = 14 Do Cur = Cur * 256 Cur = Key(x + KeyOffset) + Cur Key(x + KeyOffset) = (Cur \ 24) And 255 Cur = Cur Mod 24 x = x -1 Loop While x >= 0 i = i -1 KeyOutput = Mid(Chars, Cur + 1, 1) & KeyOutput If (((29 - i) Mod 6) = 0) And (i <> -1) Then i = i -1 KeyOutput = "-" & KeyOutput End If Loop While i >= 0 ConvertToKey = KeyOutput End Function
Save this file as “product.vbs” and Double click on it.
You can press CTRL+C while a popup window is active and paste it in Notepad or anywhere.
Like this, your product will show.
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Method 2.:- Get your Product key by using CMD
Click on start button type in search cmd.
Right click on it and click “Run as Administrator” and then click on yes
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Command Prompt will open and now type this commands.
wmic path softwarelicensingservice get OA3xOriginalProductKey
You will able to see your product key.
Note:- These tasks will work on the original version of Windows, not on pirate.
Method 3:- Gets your product key using Power Shell.
Click on start type in search Powershell.
Right click on Windows Power Shell and click on “Run as Administrator” and then click on yes
Command Prompt will open and now type this commands.
powershell "(Get-WmiObject -query ‘select * from SoftwareLicensingService’).OA3xOriginalProductKey"
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You will see your product key.
Note:- Sometimes these two methods are not working so don’t get fear try other method.
Method 4.:- Get your product key using Software.
We have much software some of them are used by paying money or some of them are freeware. And for this task, we have some software which helps you to show your password easily and easy to note them. These are mentioned below:-
The Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder is a freeware utility that retrieves your Product Key (cd key) used to install windows from your registry. It also has a community-updated configuration file that retrieves product keys for many other applications. Another feature is the ability to retrieve product keys from unbootable Windows installations.
Download and run this application it will so your Product key
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ProduKey is a small utility that displays the ProductID and the CD-Key of Microsoft Office (Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft Office 2007), Windows (Including Windows 8/7/Vista), 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.
Download and extract this software.
Run produkey.exe and it will show your product key.
In Windows, 10 product key will probably be encrypted. Get your product you have to visit your Microsoft account and Microsoft store these in the cloud. Here you learn how to get back your key in windows system, all product of Microsoft.
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