Monday, May 3, 2021

Recover Windows key from disk

Use Nirsoft’s ProduKey:

Run the program as Admin (it will show your own key by default)

Press F9 to bring up the Select Source dialog

Select Load the product keys from external Software Registry hive

Browse to the SOFTWARE registry hive. For example, if you have the drive from the other system mounted as drive Z:, then you would probably select Z:\Windows\System32\Config\SOFTWARE

Click [OK]

Save info as TXT file