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Old 12-16-2004, 01:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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need help find out what my window's xp key is. i lost my paper and never wrote it down. my computer is up and running but i want to find out what it is and write it down. can some one tell me how o do it?? thanks
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it would be somewhere in the registry wouldnt it
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http://www.tech-recipes.com/windows_tips243.html

EDIT: One that page u choose previous versions or XP.
This is the program to find your xp key

http://www.mvps.org/marksxp/WindowsXP/prodkey.php
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Old 12-16-2004, 01:31 AM   #4 (permalink)
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[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion].
In right pane, look for key by the name "ProductId".
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yeah if you want the product id then do what sunsider said...if you want the cd key which you need to input use:http://www.mvps.org/marksxp/WindowsXP/prodkey.php
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the cd key is in there too .. listed as product key ...
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hmmm..i see productid but not productkey
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on mine i see them both in that key. *shrugs.
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oh well...either way the dude will find what he's looking for...good work sunsider
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magic jellybean works too.
google it
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