access registry data from non-bootable faulty hdd
Posted on 2011-09-14
I have a client who's HDD has been replaced by toshiba repair centre.
He has given me the suspect faulty HDD and I can retreive all files he wants saved, but he wants the licensing details of MS Office 2007 so it can be reinstalled on the new HDD.
I've tried in a number of systems to boot from the suspect hard drive, and i've even tried a boot from last known good etc., system detect and repair (when booting of the OS install disc, and even a repair install... no dice.
Is there a way I can access info from the registry and retreive the license key?