Registry Editing Tips

Retrieving Your Microsoft Products' Serial Number

Usually, your Microsoft applications Product key come printed on the jewel box. In case you have accidentally threw it away, you won't be able to install the application again for losing the CD key.

The registry and solve this problem. Open up the registry editor and scroll to :

- MS Windows 95/98:

- MS Windows NT:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProductID

- MS Internet Explorer 4:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ProductID

- MS Plus!:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft Plus!\Plus!\Registration\ProductID

- MS Plus! for Kids:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft Kids\Kids Plus!\Registration\ProductID

After finding the key you want, write it down on the other surface of the CD-ROM with permanent ink to prevent yourself from forgetting it again.

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