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Windows 7: Cannot find 64 bit 7 upgrade product key

06 Aug 2010   #11
DocBrown

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trey,
download, run Belarc Security Advisor which will show you your key.

Belarc Advisor - Free Personal PC Audit
Just curious here, but wouldn't you have to have the key already entered to be able to see it with this?

Derek,
That's what I was thinking. It doesn't add up IMO!

Yes the Key would have to be entered in the first place to be seen even if it was not activated yet. But there are hidden Keys on the install that allow it to install, but you can not active these keys so they may be seen by Beliarc Adviser.


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06 Aug 2010   #12
derekimo

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Just curious here, but wouldn't you have to have the key already entered to be able to see it with this?

Derek,
That's what I was thinking. It doesn't add up IMO!

Yes the Key would have to be entered in the first place to be seen even if it was not activated yet. But there are hidden Keys on the install that allow it to install, but you can not active these keys so they may be seen by Beliarc Adviser.
Thanks for the clarification.
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