Windows Key Finders
Here are a few useful utilities,
These can come in handy in the event you lose your Windows Product key and need to recover it. Note that Angelfire does not permit downloading exe files and that is why all the files are zipped.
This one reveals your keys for both
Windows 95 and 98/Me
Just double click after downloading to see your key.
This one reveals your Windows XP key.
Windows 2000 and XP
Both of these work with Windows 2000 but "Keyfinder" by Jellybean actually works with all Windows systems and even
Microsoft Office, except for Office 2000. "RockXP" works with Windows 2000 and XP only and can also reveal other passwords - such as your email passwords and more.
Using Windows 9x and can't get into
Windows to retreive your key?
No problem. Here's a premade batch file that will get it for you from the Dos prompt.
Put it on your startup disk, boot to the A:\> prompt and simply type KEY and press Enter.
Your will see your key after the words "ProductKey" in 98.
NOTE: For Windows 95, edit the bat file and replace the word ProductKey with ProductID.
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