Product Key Reverse Look up?

Hi Experts,

My company needs to purchase Visual Studio.  We have a previous version that is licensed but anyone that would know who it's registered too is long gone.  We are also unable to confirm purchase, we believe a outside company installed it.  We are still trying to verify purchase, it is a older version.

We need the key to get upgrade pricing.  I am able to retrieve all keys but is there a way to confirm that we own it or who the owner is without contacting Microsoft?  There are other keys I want to verify as well.

Thank you,

Karen
klsphotosAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
The easiest way is to start the upgrade purchase, apply the key you retrieved and see if it works. Cancel out if not, proceed if it does.

If the key does not work, you may have to purchase the complete version.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
volume licensing

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.