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Windows 7: Windows/Office Key Checker

02 Apr 2012   #1
Influx

Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 / WCP x64 / Ubuntu 11 x64
 
 
Windows/Office Key Checker

Is there any tool or method which I can use to check if a certain Windows Product or Microsoft Office key is valid?


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02 Apr 2012   #2
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

No - the best you can do is telephone the Activation Center and ask them, if it's not already installed.
If it's Windows, and installed, use the MGADiag tool and post the output.
If it's Office 2002-2007, and installed, run MGADiag and post the output.
If it's Office 2010 post a query with your Product ID in the Answers Office forums
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08 Apr 2012   #3
wanchoo

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

I think that there are key finder programs that can do that if you have lost the original Product Keys that came with the Windows and Office Software. Tuneup Utilities also displays these keys in their System Information>Windows Page. Microsoft keeps these keys encrypted in the Registry so they are not easy to find out by searching for them.

But the best is to phone Microsoft and get the Product Keys as NoelIDP has already suggested.
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