How to Find Windows 10 Product Key: If you’re using Windows 10 and looking for your product key and you’ve no idea where and how to find out this product key, you can use a quick command to find out your key. In this guide, we’ll tell you the way to find out your key, Read carefully and do the step by step process, mentioned in this guide and you’ll be able to find out your product key.
What is the product key and why do we need this?
If we talk about the product key, It is a key (Code) including 25-digit in it, used to activate windows in your system. As this key is used to activate the windows in the system, if you don’t have a product key then this will be a difficult task to activate windows on your computer. So this is a very important code for all windows users. A product key looks like this:
PRODUCT KEY: XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX
Note: In this guide, we’ll discuss some simple methods that involve Command Prompt, Windows Registry, and PowerShell. With the help of these methods, you can easily find Windows 10 product key.
These methods are for Windows 10, Windows 7, and Windows 8 as well. Nowadays, Microsoft stopped putting Certificates on machines, which displayed Windows keys.
How to Find Windows 10 product key using Command Prompt?
The method of finding the windows 10 product key using the command prompt is very simple. Just follow these simple steps to find your product key :
- Open windows search bar.
- Search cmd in this search box.
- A command prompt will appear then select “Run As Administrator”
- Now, copy the following codes and then paste it:
wmic path software licensing service get OA3xOriginalProductKey
This method will show your Windows product key and this will also work for Retail and OEM licenses.
How to Get Windows License key using PowerShell?
This is another method to retrieve Windows license keys for your computer. To get your product key using PowerShell you have to follow the following instructions.
- Make a right-click on the start menu.
- Click on the Windows PowerShell admin.
- Now, just copy and paste the following command
powershell “(Get-WmiObject -query ‘select * from
- After entering these codes press the Enter button.
- Your windows product key will appear now.
How to find Windows 10 product key using the Registry method?
To find your windows 10 product key using this method you have to follow these steps.
- Open a new notepad text document.
- Then copy and paste the following VBScript into it.
Set WshShell = CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”)
MsgBox ConvertToKey(WshShell.RegRead(“HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\DigitalProductId”))
Const KeyOffset = 52
i = 28
Chars = “BCDFGHJKMPQRTVWXY2346789”
Cur = 0
x = 14
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
Loop While i >= 0
ConvertToKey = KeyOutput
- Save this file.
- After saving this file, you can see your registry key when you’ll click on it. Your key will be shown in the popup form.
These were the methods to find out your product key. Hope this guide will be helpful for you all. Thanks…
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