The Product Key should be on a Sticker on your computer, alternatively The Windows 7 or Windows 8 genuine license you were previously Windows 10 Activation Backup. Jan 8, - Transfer Windows 10 Pro Pack Key to a new Computer. Open Settings > Update & security > Activation > Troubleshooter. Sign in with your Microsoft Account used to purchase the Pro Pack license. After troubleshooting is completed, Windows 10 will indicate a digital license for Windows 10 Pro has been found. Jan 7, - Press Windows key + X then click Command Prompt (Admin). At the command prompt, enter the following command: pdyiya.me /upk. This command uninstalls the product key, which frees the license for use elsewhere. You are now free to transfer your license to another computer.
There are a few ways to retrieve a key from an unbootable computer and most of them involve having access to another working computer.
For example, taking out the hard drive and attaching it to a working machine, running a tool that can read product keys , load the registry hive from within the program and retrieve the product key. Or you can boot up PCRegedit , load the registry and then decrypt the key from a working computer. All those steps work but are a bit fiddly and time consuming. Special Note: An important thing which needs mentioning is there are 2 different types of Windows product key you might have installed on your system.
If you have an OEM machine made by a manufacturer such as Dell, Sony, Asus etc, and have never re-installed Windows, your product key will be different. This is a special generic key pre-installed at the factory and is NOT the same key as the one on a genuine sticker and cannot be used on a standard Windows re-install. If your key is from a sticker or has been typed in manually, these methods will work fine.
More experienced users can extract the installer and make the program portable with Universal Extractor. Press Commit when you have inserted the media or chosen an ISO save location. Depending on your system, some files will automatically download from Microsoft. Press enter at the Boot menu or let the 30 second timer countdown. If you have special third party drivers which are needed to recognize your drives, they can also be loaded from here. Click Next and then confirm in the popup you are using the program for non commercial use only.
Now Lazesoft Recover My Password will search for and then display the Windows product key s for your system. The good thing is the program will automatically search all active Windows partitions you have on the system, and will show all the Windows product keys it comes across.
Lazesoft Recover My Password Home Edition is quite an impressive tool and seemed to work flawlessly on every system we tested it on. Method Two This second method uses the wildly popular Hirens Boot CD and an included utility from Nirsoft called Produkey which can retrieve Windows and also Office keys from a an offline Windows system.
When Produkey loads press F9 to open the Select Source window. The Windows and Office keys will then be displayed for you to write down or save to a text file. Refer to section 5b below on how to use it.
This activation method backs up and restores the Windows 10, Server activation as well as Microsoft Office activation. Please keep in mind Do not ask me here on my Blog or via eMail or other platforms for a Key! Install device driver especially Intel Rapid Storage Technology before you are going to restore the backup because it might changes some parts of the ID which then triggers the system to re-activate the product Save your activation keys somewhere just in case there are some software may ask you your full license key to enter manually.