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Old 12-15-10, 12:18 AM   #1
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Default Lost my Wndows 7 package.

Can't seem to find where I have put my Windows 7 package. I made a backup of the disk when I bought it and put the original away for safe keeping. I have moved house and it is packed away somewhere. Just can't find it atm.

What I want to know is there a way to find my key so I can just do a reinstall of windows using my backup disks. I know it is logged in the windows registry somewhere.
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Default Re: Lost my Wndows 7 package.

Yes you can locate Windows 7 product key with a freeware program like Winkeyfinder.

http://www.winkeyfinder.com/winkeyfi...nkeyfinder.php
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Old 12-15-10, 01:49 AM   #3
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Default Re: Lost my Wndows 7 package.

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Yes you can locate Windows 7 product key with a freeware program like Winkeyfinder.

http://www.winkeyfinder.com/winkeyfi...nkeyfinder.php
is that legal?

No NO POST if its not!
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Old 12-15-10, 03:46 AM   #4
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Default Re: Lost my Wndows 7 package.

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is that legal?

No NO POST if its not!
Yes it legal freeware as I double checked, Winkeyfinder can be download from popular freeware/trialware download sites such as download.cnet.com, brothersoft.com and softpedia.com.
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Old 12-15-10, 10:17 AM   #5
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is that legal?

No NO POST if its not!
I think it's legal if it's used for its intended purpose.
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Old 12-15-10, 11:23 AM   #6
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There is another piece of software called belarc advisor that will do the same thing. It is a legit piece of software used for auditing.
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Old 12-17-10, 05:43 AM   #7
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Default Re: Lost my Wndows 7 package.

Thanks for your help guys. That worked a treat. Now I will just have to find where I have packed my original disk.
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