How to recover Windows product key using Command Prompt

This method to recover Windows product key is very simple. All you need to do is fire up a Windows Command Prompt window with administrative purposes. To do this, search for cmd in Windows search bar and right-click to choose the elevated permissions option.

Now, type the following command in Command Prompt and hit Enter:

wmic path softwarelicensingservice get OA3xOriginalProductKey

This step will promptly show your Windows key. Note that this method also works for OEC and Retail licenses.

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