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Windows 7: Product Key Number for Windows 7 - Find and See

06 Jan 2015   #60
jeffseven

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

I just changed to a SSD in our laptop at home over the weekend. I had to discover the license number using this utility since the manufacturer put the COA on the bottom of the laptop and all the numbers were worn off. Brilliant location. I converted from a 5,500 RPM HD I believe. The laptop is so much faster now I can't believe it.

I also made a boot USB with instructions I found here in the forums. Here is the one I used for that process. Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

Anyway, thanks to all who contribute information on the forums. I have learned a ton by reading these forums.

Jeff

BTW, I used Jelly Bean.


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06 Jan 2015   #61
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Would appreciate some help...

Tried three of the programs on the tutorial, and they all give the same Product Key. Howver, the COA Product ID label on the back of an Asus Netbook has a sequence of 25 numerr/letters that do not match.

Any clues?

Thanks!
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06 Jan 2015   #62
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cottonball View Post
Would appreciate some help...

Tried three of the programs on the tutorial, and they all give the same Product Key. Howver, the COA Product ID label on the back of an Asus Netbook has a sequence of 25 numerr/letters that do not match.

Any clues?

Thanks!
Hey Cotton,

The programs are most likely showing you the SLP key used by ASUS.

The key on the COA sticker would be the one that you want to use to activate with.
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06 Jan 2015   #63
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks, Brink!

The Product Key on the Asus Netbook is partly erased from wear...guess the owner is out of luck for a new install? Would need to buy a Product Key?

Would think the Product Key on the COA would be somewhere in the Registry, or, is that not the case?
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06 Jan 2015   #64
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

COA key won't be on the machine anywhere else.

He will have the slp key and cert on the machine already.
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06 Jan 2015   #65
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Cotton,

He could try to contact the manufacturer to possibly get the key if they may have it on file for that serial number.
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07 Jan 2015   #66
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks for the suggestion, Brink.

Already inquired, and they cannot help. The owner lost the receipt for the machine. It has been a while...

The last 2 letters of the last series of numbers/letters are faded. Going to get a 10X magnifying glass from a friend, and see if the numbers/letters can be figured out. I hope so.
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07 Jan 2015   #67
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Can you boot into windows ? I assume so, as you used the product key finder.

What is the reason for reinstall?

Nit sure if you can do this on an oem machine, but it is worth a try.

You already found the slp key. Try a repair install.
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07 Jan 2015   #68
cottonball

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks for the suggestions, SIW2!

Have a thread going here:
IE gone missing...

Can you boot into windows ? Yes

What is the reason for reinstall? IE missing, etc., see thread above.

Not sure if you can do this on an oem machine, but it is worth a try. What is worth a try, a clean install?

You already found the slp key. Try a repair install. It is my understanding that I can't do anything with the SLP key??!!??
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11 Mar 2015   #69
coldy

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I like this it help me out big time. thank you and all the reading was interesting..
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