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Windows 7: How to get Win 7 product key without administrator privileges?

06 Apr 2017   #1
WithAlligators

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
How to get Win 7 product key without administrator privileges?

Hey folks,
Trying to salvage the key off a machine so I can do a full reinstall, but I don't have admin permissions. This means any installs to get it won't work, ie Belarc (which is my go to). I tried a VBS script, but it just returned a string of 25 "B"s. I was able to pull the serial number from cmd, but don't know how to get the key from that. Are there any standalone programs that don't require install? I'd like to use the same key it has, so I can eventually return it to the company with the said key (if they ever want it back).

Cheers


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06 Apr 2017   #2
WithAlligators

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Nevermind, Produkey is standalone and pulled all the keys I need.
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07 Apr 2017   #3
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Have fun with that Volume licence key.

probobly why you didnt have admin rights


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07 Apr 2017   #4
WithAlligators

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Yep, indeed it was an enterprise key. Other folks report never needing old machines back, so hopefully they won't ask me. Or care that installed 10 on there. I guess I'll just wipe it if they ask for it back.
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