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Is there a way of retrieving the License key from an installation?
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Question by:Brogrim
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by:sXmont1j6
ID: 41812263
You can use a third party utility to extract
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by:Brogrim
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I have tried Magical Jelly Bean Key Finder but will only show on full version

Any suggestions

Thanks
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by:sXmont1j6
ID: 41812309
Try Nirsoft's product key software or this may work in powershell

Get-WmiObject -query 'select * from SoftwareLicensingService').OA3xOriginalProductKey
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by:Brogrim
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I tried Nirsoft, not familiar with powershell
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by:Dan Dhillon
ID: 41814178
Try belarc that should definitely work, let me know how you get on.
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by:Brogrim
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great information but did not get the license key, it may be part of the Enterprise version.

Thanks
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by:Dan Dhillon
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that is strange it worked for me.
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by:Brogrim
ID: 41815523
where did you find it on the report
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by:Dan Dhillon
ID: 41815533
on the left hand side can you see option for software?  should be there.
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by:Brogrim
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Thanks Dan, I have found the section.

Key: ends with ?????

just to check the Key I use for Download is distinct from the license key.
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Dan Dhillon earned 2000 total points
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Glad that's fixed your problem.

welcome
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