Retrieve Ms office from reg - but can't boot even to safe mode

Win 7.
Opsys corrupted, won't boot to safe mode
Restore doesn't work.
Repair - same

So is poss to add the Hdd to a working Opsys and somehow get the office key from the registry ?
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
Or, if you have another working computer, simply attach the drive with the dead Windows (either connect it internally or through USB).

Then download ProduKey (the zip version) from here: http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/product_cd_key_viewer.html

Unpack it, open an elevated command prompt and navigate to where you extracted the files.

Then run:
produkey.exe /regfile "X:\Windows\system32\config\software"

where X is the letter of the dead system.
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fcekAuthor Commented:
I cant believe how good that Nirsoft SW is
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/product_cd_key_viewer.html


One last q.
Any ieda which ofifce this is?
"Microsoft Office Single Image" 2010 82503-242-2613574-10981
Its 2010

home and student? or Home and Business? or Something else?
Dead hdd in a toshoba laptop

Thanks
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
That's the Office 2010 that came preinstalled on your laptop.
It worked for 60 days, after which you needed to buy a license, and that license was "Home and Student" or "Home and Office" or "Professional" etc.
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
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jcimarronCommented:
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aadihCommented:
Office Key is not retrievable from the Registry.  :-(
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jcimarronCommented:
fcek----
Office key is in the registry but it is encrypted.
Use Produkey as already suggested.
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fcekAuthor Commented:
So its 2010 and it will be either MS Office - H + Student or H + Business.

Will give it a whirl and see what loads.
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LeeTutorretiredCommented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

Not enough information to confirm an answer.
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
The question was: "So is poss to add the Hdd to a working Opsys and somehow get the office key from the registry ?"

Translated in english, it reads: "Is it possible to add a hard drive from a dead system to a working one and retrieve the Office key from it?"

Which has an answer: my original solution ID: 39512209

The solution was confirmed as working by the author: ID: 39512198

The rest of the discussion is noise related to which version of Office that retrieved key belongs.
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ModalotEE ModeratorCommented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 500 points for DanCraciun's comment #a39512161

for the following reason:

Following an Objection by DanCraciun, and after Moderator review, there seems to be a better  disposition, as recommended by the contributing Expert(s).

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fcekAuthor Commented:
This worked ..........
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