Changing product key? - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Software > Microsoft Windows and Software
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 02-07-2008, 03:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
Super Techie
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 417
Default Changing product key?

Hi,

Just wondering how i can change my product key for windows?

I had to format my pc and I didn't have my product key for my windows, so I had to use my brother's disk and key. I can't download windows updates.. etc

Now i've got my product key again, so I'm just wondering how I can change it, without having to reinstall windows.

Appreciate any help
__________________

Xiahou is offline  
Old 02-07-2008, 04:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
Call me Mak or K
Mod Emeritus
 
KSoD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: C:\
Posts: 35,647
Default Re: Changing product key?

Maybe RockXP can do it? Other than that i would say look thru the Microsoft Search site.

Search Results

But most of those are related to VLK.
__________________

__________________
I do not accept support questions via EMail, PM, IM or my G+ page!

Phone: LG Optimus G Pro
Running: Stock JB from LG with Nova Launcher

KSoD is offline  
Old 02-07-2008, 04:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
Private Joker
 
carnageX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: South Dakota
Posts: 24,516
Default Re: Changing product key?

Winkeyfinder. It's included on a Hiren's BootCD (v9.3)...just google for that, burn the ISO you d/l, and then pop the disc into the drive. It's under the Recovery menu. Quite a neat little program...you can even generate random passwords/backup and restore your activation file.
__________________
Laptop: MSI GT70 2OC-059us | i7-4700MQ | 16GB | GTX 770m | 500GB SSD / 750GB HDD | 17.3" | Win10 Pro
Desktop: 4690k | 12GB g.Skill RipJaws | GTX 970 | 520hx | Z87X-UD4H | Corsair Vengeance C70 | Corsair H110 | Acer 25" | Acer 22" | Win10
Mobile: Samsung Galaxy Note 5


If I help you, or you just like what I said, rep me by clicking the under my post
carnageX is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
No Product Key on PC Case = Fake Windows? Ioanni Microsoft Windows and Software 47 02-03-2008 07:22 PM
Windows XP Prof.- Product Key cway Microsoft Windows and Software 4 01-31-2008 11:19 PM
Product Serial adamcornforth Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 3 11-20-2007 12:14 PM
Product key Max Power Microsoft Windows and Software 12 10-02-2007 08:43 AM
Changing windows vista product key j12 Microsoft Windows and Software 1 10-02-2007 08:42 AM



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:49 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.