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is there a way to get a windows xp key code from a drive that won't boot?

this pc had a bunch of viruses and now it won't get into windows at all. It says i have to activate windows. To reinstall windows I need this customer's key code. Their data is still directly accessible via an external connection. I need to get the key code from the drive. Is there a way?
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mikethacker
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dbruntonCommented:
ProduKey http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/product_cd_key_viewer.html

Look at the /external switch on the page.
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PowerEdgeTechIT ConsultantCommented:
Always worked for me:
http://www.magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder/

Will also work with Windows offline.
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mikethackerAuthor Commented:
THANKS!! Worked great! Really appreciated!   mike
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epichero22Commented:
Glad it worked ;)
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