Feedback If you have any problem, suggestion, comment, or you found a bug in my utility, you can send a message to ProduKey is also available in other languages. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. If you want the view the product key information in another computer, or in another operating system within the same computer, use the command-line options below. If you don't specify this option, the list is sorted according to the last sort that you made from the user interface. Backup and Restore Hi, I had an issue with new motherboard and my old hard drive. The recovery solved the issues but of course deleted all my files and settings.
Luckily I had it in my email invoice from when I got Windows 8 from my university, so it was easy, but time consuming. New computers often come with a trial version of Office 2010 that has been converted into a full version of Office using a valid Product Key. Previous to reloading Windows I ran a Windows backup to save the files and settings. You need to extract the product key from the Windows registry hive files from the target drive. How to get your Office Product Key when the computer is broken. Method Two This second method uses the wildly popular and an included utility from Nirsoft called Produkey which can retrieve Windows and also Office keys from a an offline Windows system. I would give this bunch of software pack a vote of 6.
It said it had added the entries to the registry, then took a long time to reboot. It is possible, but unlikely, that the computer maker put the Product Key used on the documentation or receipt that came with the new computer. They can walk you through locating a key or provide you with a new one if you have proof of purchase. My friend's laptop motherboard died and he needs his Windows 7 product key from the hard drive which is still working. Thanks in advance for the help. Bel-Arc — which also informs you just how unsecure your secure pc really is.
Depending on your system, some files will automatically download from Microsoft. Don't expect this to work with a broken hard drive. As with , Office product key is also stored in the registry, and luckily can be recovered with the help of third-party software. When it's turned on, the odd and even rows are displayed in different color, to make it easier to read a single line. The author will not be liable for any special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages due to loss of data or any other reason. Navigate to the software hive on the external drive and open the hive.
My Windows copy is legit but the disc is not from Microsoft. I have a laptop here that cannot restore Windows. In many cases though, keys can be recovered in Windows—no need to rummage through purchase e-mails or disk cases. Special Note: An important thing which needs mentioning is there are 2 different types of Windows product key you might have installed on your system. The issue I am having now is with Office 2010. Recover Office 2010 key using ProduKey A few weeks back, we showed you from the registry using the Windows Key Finder tool.
Thankfully, there are quite a few free utilities out there to help recover your Office serial key from an existing installation with a few mouse clicks. If you are the cautious type, and you should be, use KeyFinder Plus program to backup your software product keys before it's too late. All files together employ a digital signature that prevents tokens. Lazesoft Recover My Password Home Edition is quite an impressive tool and seemed to work flawlessly on every system we tested it on. Then you can use one of the following tools to extract the key from the old drive.
I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I only got to actually look at it this morning and upon booting it up there was no Windows installation, it booted directly to the. That brings me to the point where I was unsuccessful getting into 10 at all even Safe Mode crashed at the desktop… which was accessible by a hard shutoff 3 times in a row as soon as Windows began booting, bringing up the advanced startup features… F8 was no help. Unfortunately, that ever-so-important key can sometimes be misplaced or lost. With Backup Key recovery you can recover lost product keys for all major software programs, prevent losing your investment and money! The methods described below will also work to backup your product keys before your computer crashes. What makes this different, is the ability to load keys from an external registry hive.
There is probably some good software in the package like Imgburn and other well known programs however there is also a lot of badly made software. If you specify it with a save command-line option, an error message won't be displayed if the save action is failed. When I go to advanced recovery options on the laptop, Windows does not recognize my external hard drive where I saved the old Windows image. If you fail to connect the remote computer with ProduKey, read the instructions in the following Blog post:. Microsoft's website sucks to navigate, but I was able to finally find a download link and move my copy of office 2010. What I really needed is a program that finds keys for more than Windows and Office — things like Adobe and Corel Products.