XP licence key, lost, anyone know?

  Johnnie_M 12:40 09 Aug 2006

I have a systems builder copy of XP Home Edition which is for the desktop I've built, I have the disc and I've lost the licence key part. Now I have the disc in my laptop and I'm trying to locate the key on the disc, but I can't think how to do it?

  James. 12:56 09 Aug 2006

If you mean can you lift a key from a CD then the answer is no, you could contact MS and they may supply a new key.

If you mean you have the OS installed on your laptop, and want to install it to a desktop then

click here

and run this on the laptop.

  Johnnie_M 13:07 09 Aug 2006

cheers, I was really hoping I could lift the key from the CD, but yea, I'll need to contact MS and pay for the new licence, thanks though.

  mattyc_92 13:11 09 Aug 2006

Have you got Windows installed at the moment?
If so, use "Magical Jelly Bean" from click here to get your serial

  Stuartli 13:29 09 Aug 2006

Or Belarc Advisor 7.2.

  spuds 13:42 09 Aug 2006

This might find it click here

  DieSse 14:24 09 Aug 2006

*If you mean can you lift a key from a CD then the answer is no*

And the reason is that it isn't on the CD, just in case you were wondering; all the CDs are identical (within a given issue), as they're just stamped in a press, not individually written.

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