Help! i need to recover my Exchange CD-KEY from and installed copy of Exchange

Hello There,

i have lost the original Disk for Exchange Enterprise Edition.
i do however have it installed on my server network.

so... how do i/ is it possible to recover the CD-KEY out the the registry?
i have tried magic jellybean but no luck!

We are currently in the process of updating all of our hardware and i need the KEY urgently!!
If anyone knows a way to recover it i would be very gratefull.
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tech_tonicAsked:
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ashutosh_kumarConnect With a Mentor Commented:
if magical jely bean doesnt' work try this

http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/produkey.zip
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SembeeCommented:
Depends which version of Exchange. If it is volume edition then no key is required. You only need a key for retail box. If you have access the volume download site then you can download a new copy from there.

Simon.
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tech_tonicAuthor Commented:
Thanks For the Comment Simon.

it is definatly a retail box version.
it included 25 CALS and we purchased extras on top of that.
i have the CALS but can not find the retail box and that has the original CD-KEY on the packaging
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tigs81Commented:
try using this program to extract the key
http://www.magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder.shtml
The Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder is a freeware utility that retrieves your Product Key (cd key) used to install windows from your registry
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tech_tonicAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the info,

i have already tried to use Magiclal JellyBean to extract the Code. it does not list in the program
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mass2612Connect With a Mentor Commented:
I've used ProduKey in the past but not for quite some time.
www.nirsoft.net/utils/product_cd_key_viewer.html 
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tech_tonicAuthor Commented:
Thanks Guys for al lyour help,

as both bits of software worked i thourgh you should both get some points
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