Timeline for Recovering a Windows XP License key

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Jun 15 '18 at 11:55 history protected Community
Sep 24 '09 at 4:45 history edited Jeff Atwood edited tags
Aug 30 '09 at 21:45 answer hyperslug timeline score: 4
Aug 30 '09 at 21:02 comment added Molly7244 and why would winkeyfinder not work? connect the HDD to any computer (to be sure, remove all other HDDs), now boot from a windows XP CDROM and run a repair installation, then retrieve your license keys with winkeyfinder. walk in the park.
Aug 30 '09 at 17:19 comment added Kez Note that Fortyrunner has said that the registry is on ANOTHER disk from another computer. Using Jellybean/WinKeyFinder/KeyFinder as suggested will not work in this instance.
Aug 30 '09 at 15:06 comment added Paul McMillan Keep in mind that most OEM XP and up license key stickers were special numbers to begin with. You can't usually reinstall with that number, and I believe the number in the registry reflects the number on the case.
Aug 30 '09 at 13:25 answer Molly7244 timeline score: 4
Aug 30 '09 at 13:13 answer Kez timeline score: 5
Aug 30 '09 at 12:41 answer nik timeline score: 2
Aug 30 '09 at 12:37 history asked Fortyrunner CC BY-SA 2.5