Windows Key read: The license key for XP, Vista and Windows 7

Do not worry, we will not give a guide to any illegal activity, but in the event that you want to rebuild your computer running Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 and your license keys have moved somewhere you can before the Platt Make fast your Windows Reading Key. We show you how to do it.

Windows Key read: The license key for XP, Vista and Windows 7

The Windows license keys are all still on your computer, so you should before formatting or before you bring the old computer in the basement or even in the trash, read only. We tell you where you herbekommt the necessary information.

Windows Key read about the Registry

Basically, it is advisable to not only read the Windows key, so the license or serial keys for your operating system, but also all other key programs registered to secure. We also suggest strongly dependent on claiming websites that want to read your keys.

The Windows keys you will find in the registry file ntuser.dat in C: \ Users \ (username) for Windows 7 and C: \ Documents \ (Benutername) for older versions of Windows such as Windows XP or Vista. More detailed information about the Windows registry, Regedit.exe and ntuser.dat you find in our introductory article.

  1. Opens the command line by entering CMD in the Start menu
  2. Give here regedit to access the Registry
  3. In the path HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE / Software / Microsoft / Windows NT / CurrentVersion you find the DigitalProductIDHKeyLocalMachine
  4. Double Click the key and scroll down to the rows 52 to 66

Since it is binary, you must convert this only in plain text. These tools are more suitable such as cd-key.exe

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Windows Key read about software

As for almost everything there is a software for reading and your serial number. Since you indeed seems to plan anyway, PC your to dispose afterwards, not even making the one tool on your hard drive more of the carbon grease. Here, among other MyKeyFinder, zebNets Windows Keyfinder or LicenseCrawler offer.

For Windows 8 you can use a similar approach or follow these instructions:

  • Windows 8: Forgot your password - what now?


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