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October 21, 2014

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Retrieve my product key in Windows XP

The product key used to install Windows XP is still present on the machine in some form but is not readable, to view it you need a tool such as Magical Jelly Beans 'KeyFinder'.

Note: If Windows XP came packaged with your computer and is not the retail version (with box), the key recovered by these tools may not be your own machines key but the OEM's bulk install key. If you have manually entered a product key this will be the one returned.

 
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