Windows xp 2002 sp2 lost the product key sir please help me
If it's not on a sticker on the side or back of the case, or with your documentation:
Option 1: Contact Microsoft. They don't, because of various legal rulings, store the product keys when activated.
The explanation I've gotten in the past is this:
"As for looking up your Product Key from your Registration information,
for many years now, Microsoft has not been allowed to do that. In
compliance with legal rulings, when a user registers their product,
Microsoft does not store the Product key information linked to any
customer personal identifying information (such as Name, Address...so
on). In other words, when registering a product, the Product key is
stored in a different database from the other registration information,
with no link between Product key and Owner."
Contact at the appropriate number here:
Option 2: If the machine is still running (you don't need to reformat, it still has XP on it, etc.) you can use some utilities such as Keyfinder (http://www.magicaljellybean.com/) to try to retrieve them. Save, print, keep in a safe place, print a second copy. May not work for OEM keys - but if it's OEM (Dell, HP, etc,) call them and they may be able to help.
Jan 02, 2010 |
Microsoft Windows XP Professional