Are you using Windows 10 ?
Do you want to find your Windows product key? You don’t know How To Find Product Key Windows 10?
I show you 5 proven way “How To Find Product Key Windows 10” with practical. This six method is best, easy and free of cost. These six steps work also Windows 7,8 and Windows 10 pro.
How To Find Product Key Windows 10 going ahead before know windows are activated or not?
Press “Windows button” and “pause-break“( Windows+pause-break ) both buttons at the same time. Then your computer shows up a popup. Which mention windows 10 activated or not.
Your windows activated with a digital licence. That means your windows activated with a genuine key.
In case you don’t know how to check windows activated with a digital licence then follow these steps in below.
Press Windows >> Go to Setting >> Click on update and Security >> Go Activation
In case you want more securely check windows product key is genuine or not.
So you can read this article: “How to Check Windows 10 is Original or Pirated“
Now we can go How To Find Product Key Windows 10.
How To Find Product Key Windows 10 in six-way
How To Find Product Key Windows 10 before going to find your product key. At last know what is the product key, type of product key and why use product key?
Details of Product Key:
- What is key: the key is 25 characters alphanumerical number which provides by Microsoft.
- Type Of Key: there are have manly three type key . 1. The retail key, 2. Volume key and 3. OEM( Original Equipment Manufacturer)
- Why Use Key: the key use for authentication your windows software.
From the packet:
Microsoft has a product validated by a key. This key called is windows product key. You buy in offline store of the retail version key. Then you can find yours in your windows packet.
Open your packet and see a key image then it is open. You see a 25 character product key.
But your windows packet was last or damaged in case you follow By Visual Basic script method.
When you buy form online store, then you go your account find your purched history and get your key.
You are not able to get your key. Then you can follow another method. You buy an “OEM” key this best for Command Prompt method.
Find Windows 10 product key using command prompt:
Enter this method work only “OEM”. You are using retail then you can not find windows 10 product by this method. for the retail key user go with By Visual Basic script way.
‘Type Command Prompt” in the windows search bar. Then open with run as administrator.
Next steps type a windows command and enter. This command is a case sensitive command. So copy-paste this command carefully.
Open Command Prompt >>open with run as administrator>> Type Command in Blow.
wmic path softwarelicensingservice get OA3xOriginalProductKey
Don’t see any key, that means your Windows can be pirated. But check your Windows is original then go next way.
Second way is find key by the helps of PowerShell . only work with oem key because oem key embedded in our system’s UEFI/BIOS. so you using retsil go with next process.
Type PowerShell in windows search box then open PowerShell. Next copy the command in below and past your powershell and enter.
powershell "(Get-WmiObject -query ‘select * from SoftwareLicensingService’).OA3xOriginalProductKey"
This command is case sensitive command so copy this command carefully. May any mistake can’t get windows product key.
This two method very easy and first choice for any window’s user.
You are not able to get product this methde . follow the next methode.
By Visual Basic script:
Visual Basic script process best for the retail key user. OEM key user easily finds product key by the help of PowerShell and Command Prompt process.
when key not embedded in our system’s UEFI/BIOS. Then you can find product by the help of Visual Basic script process.
Open notepad or any editor and copy the Visual Basic script in below. then past code in notepad and save with “.vbs ” extension. Go to the .vbs file location and double click on your file.
How To Find Product Key Windows 10 By helps of Visual Basic script is best in enter list.
Option Explicit Dim objshell,path,DigitalID, Result Set objshell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") 'Set registry key path Path = "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\" 'Registry key value DigitalID = objshell.RegRead(Path & "DigitalProductId") Dim ProductName,ProductID,ProductKey,ProductData 'Get ProductName, ProductID, ProductKey ProductName = "Product Name: " & objshell.RegRead(Path & "ProductName") ProductID = "Product ID: " & objshell.RegRead(Path & "ProductID") ProductKey = "Installed Key: " & ConvertToKey(DigitalID) ProductData = ProductName & vbNewLine & ProductID & vbNewLine & ProductKey 'Show messbox if save to a file If vbYes = MsgBox(ProductData & vblf & vblf & "Save to a file?", vbYesNo + vbQuestion, "BackUp Windows Key Information") then Save ProductData End If 'Convert binary to chars Function ConvertToKey(Key) Const KeyOffset = 52 Dim isWin8, Maps, i, j, Current, KeyOutput, Last, keypart1, insert 'Check if OS is Windows 8 isWin8 = (Key(66) \ 6) And 1 Key(66) = (Key(66) And &HF7) Or ((isWin8 And 2) * 4) i = 24 Maps = "BCDFGHJKMPQRTVWXY2346789" Do Current= 0 j = 14 Do Current = Current* 256 Current = Key(j + KeyOffset) + Current Key(j + KeyOffset) = (Current \ 24) Current=Current Mod 24 j = j -1 Loop While j >= 0 i = i -1 KeyOutput = Mid(Maps,Current+ 1, 1) & KeyOutput Last = Current Loop While i >= 0 If (isWin8 = 1) Then keypart1 = Mid(KeyOutput, 2, Last) insert = "N" KeyOutput = Replace(KeyOutput, keypart1, keypart1 & insert, 2, 1, 0) If Last = 0 Then KeyOutput = insert & KeyOutput End If ConvertToKey = Mid(KeyOutput, 1, 5) & "-" & Mid(KeyOutput, 6, 5) & "-" & Mid(KeyOutput, 11, 5) & "-" & Mid(KeyOutput, 16, 5) & "-" & Mid(KeyOutput, 21, 5) End Function 'Save data to a file Function Save(Data) Dim fso, fName, txt,objshell,UserName Set objshell = CreateObject("wscript.shell") 'Get current user name UserName = objshell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%UserName%") 'Create a text file on desktop fName = "C:\Users\" & UserName & "\Desktop\WindowsKeyInfo.txt" Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject") Set txt = fso.CreateTextFile(fName) txt.Writeline Data txt.Close End Function
Open Notepad>> Copy the script>>Past the script>> Save the script with .vbs extension>>Open file location>>Double-click on the file>>Get key.
Free Third-Party Tools(Software):
I am suggested-top 5 3rd party tools. This 3rd party tools retrieve your keys from the registry as well as computer BIOS.
When you are not able to get key first all methods then try this method, because 3rd party tools can steal your key.
ShowKey Plus :
ShowKey Plus easily found both key. This tool found both OEM & retail key.
Nirsoft ProduKey :
Nirsoft ProduKey is best tools this out of five tools. This tool finds all devices OEM as well as the retail key. my suggestion use this tool. It’s the most trusted key finder tool in the market.
Windows 10 Product Key Tool:
This key only work with OEM key. Windows 10 Product Key Tool developed by Easy BCD. You can not find retail key by this software.
Magical Jelly Bean KeyFinder:
This tools only work with retail key. This not work with OEM key.
Winkeyfinder tools work both OEM and retail key but it’s not work dell’s key devices.
How To Find Product Key Windows 10 i tolled you all best way. My favarite is by by visual basic script. you are using oem then use command pormpt or powershell method.
Call to Microsoft :
what ever you using any key . when you get your then at last call to microfost service center.
Because this key can be used key . Get your key detail to call Microsoft and be save.
Is Windows 10 key stored in BIOS?
yes, “OEM”(Original equipment manufacture) was stored in BIOS. retail key does not store in BIOS.
Where is my Windows product key in BIOS?
You can get OEM from your computer from two easy methods. One is command prompt and other is PowerShell.
For get key to the BIOS by command prompt code is
wmic path softwarelicensingservice get OA3xOriginalProductKey
PowerShell command is
powershell “(Get-WmiObject -query ‘select * from SoftwareLicensingService’).OA3xOriginalProductKey”
Is Windows 10 product ID the product key?
Windows 10 product ID and product key both are two different things.
The windows’ product ID is a 20 digit alphanumerical number, like “012aw-sd858-AA052-aD0001”. But the key is a 25 digit alphanumerical as similar to the product id but it’s is Aunthinction unique number of your windows.
You can not activate your windows without a key.
How do I find my win 8.1 product key?
your OEM find using by command prompt and PowerShell method. Retails key find by using basics visual script and 3rd party tools.
How can I activate Windows 10 without a product key?
without the key can not activate Windows 10. Some ticky process you can do this.
you can window active help of some activator tools. All this manly generate a key. which key using for activation. your activation will expire in future.
Do Windows 8.1 need a product key?
Yes. But you can use windows activator software.
Is Windows 8.1 still safe to use?
Yes. Windows 8.1 still safe to use. 8.1 copy past speed faster than Windows 10. You want some advanced option then go with Windows 10 Pro.
How do I update my Windows licence?
Windows licence not required any update. You can update your windows current version. This case needs to buy new version key.
How do I fix Windows 10 expire?
Windows licence doesn’t expire. It’s a lifetime validate the licence.
Does window 10 licence expire?
Windows 10 or other version windows doesn’t expire the license. Windows come with a lifetime license.
What happens when my Windows 10 licence expires?
Windows licence doesn’t expire. You window activated by 3rd part tools than windows license will expire.
Then remove your windows from your PC, and reinstalled and activated by 3rd party tools. It’s not a secure and legal process.
find windows 7 product key in registry check windows
yes, you can find by the registry, but the condition you device doesn’t reboot its life.
This six method How To Find Product Key Windows 10 you get the product . My suggestion doesn’t use 3rd party tools or software.
Because your key can be hacked or stole or can be used without your permission.