Lot of people who upgraded are to windows 10 faced a weird problem. They could not find the product key. Now, the product key was the most important asset you have explaining your authenticity to windows. But windows 10 have come up with a new way of identifying genuineness of users and that is digital entitlement. What sort of system footprints it includes in digital entitlement is still unclear. But, here in this article i am going to show you to still find the product key in any version of windows.
How to view windows product key with powershell command
Just open powershell as admin and run the command given below.
Get-WMIObject -Class SoftwareLicensingService | Select-Object -Property *
How to view windows product key
Step 1 – copy and paste the code given below in your notepad.
Set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") MsgBox ConvertToKey(WshShell.RegRead("HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\DigitalProductId")) Function ConvertToKey(Key) Const KeyOffset = 52 i = 28 Chars = "BCDFGHJKMPQRTVWXY2346789" Do Cur = 0 x = 14 Do Cur = Cur * 256 Cur = Key(x + KeyOffset) + Cur Key(x + KeyOffset) = (Cur \ 24) And 255 Cur = Cur Mod 24 x = x -1 Loop While x >= 0 i = i -1 KeyOutput = Mid(Chars, Cur + 1, 1) & KeyOutput If (((29 - i) Mod 6) = 0) And (i <> -1) Then i = i -1 KeyOutput = "-" & KeyOutput End If Loop While i >= 0 ConvertToKey = KeyOutput End Function
Step 2 – Now, save as all files with name key.vbs on your desktop or anywhere you want.
Step 3 – Now, double click on it and you will get your product key displayed in a dialogue box.
Saurav is associated with IT industry and computers for more than a decade and is writing on The Geek Page on topics revolving on windows 10 and softwares.