1.    02 Oct 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 10
    Windows 10 Pro

    How do I find my Windows 10 product key?


    Hello,

    Just upgraded my laptop from Windows 10 Home edition to Windows 10 Pro.
    Process went smoothly. Nowhere in the process was I ever shown my new product key.

    I have done Google searches but seem to only find products I can download to discover my key. I rather not install a product.
    Is there a way to discover what my product key is?

    Thanks in advance

    Stu
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  2.    02 Oct 2017 #2
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 5,961
    Windows10

    If you upgraded from MS Store, you have a digital licence. You can reinstall on same hardware at any time without a key.
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  3.    02 Oct 2017 #3
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 754
    Windows 10 Pro

    Natively it's not possible.....as you found out there are some 3rd party software that does that and does it quite well. Belarc is highly recommended. It will show you a lot, very informative piece of software.
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  4.    02 Oct 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Standish, Lancashire
    Posts : 6,028
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    I know you don't want to use an app, but I can recommend Superfly's "ShowKey Plus" - ShowKeyPlus - Windows 10 Forums
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  5.    02 Oct 2017 #5
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 5,961
    Windows10

    Quote Originally Posted by Plankton View Post
    Natively it's not possible.....as you found out there are some 3rd party software that does that and does it quite well. Belarc is highly recommended. It will show you a lot, very informative piece of software.
    This will not help because OP must have been upgraded digitally, as OP never entered a key. It will only return a generic key.

    Same goes for showkeyplus.
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  6.    02 Oct 2017 #6
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,403
    Windows 10 Pro

    In a Command Prompt (Admin) or Powershell (Admin) run:
    slmgr /dlv

    If the partial product key shown in the results is 3V66T then your full product key is:
    VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T
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