Windows 10: finding product key

Discus and support finding product key in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; I have a older Surface tablet that I bought used and it was upgraded to windows 10. I don't have the key and it wants me to activate the windows. How... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by jackymullins, Nov 22, 2018.

  1. finding product key


    I have a older Surface tablet that I bought used and it was upgraded to windows 10. I don't have the key and it wants me to activate the windows. How do I find the product key or digital license for the windows 10 on this thing?

    :)
     
    jackymullins, Nov 22, 2018
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  3. How to Find Windows 10 Product Key

    Hi Jyothi,

    There are different ways to check your product key depending on how you obtain your Windows 10. See
    Find your Windows Product Key support article.

    If you have a new computer with preinstalled Windows 10, you can also retrieve your product key by following the steps below:

    • Press Windows key + X.
    • Click Command Prompt (Admin).
    • Type wmic path SoftwareLicensingService get OA3xOriginalProductKey in the command prompt.
    • Press Enter.

    Do get back to us should you encounter any difficulties.
     
    Amylove Loy, Nov 22, 2018
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    Windows 10 Product Key

    Hi Oscar,

    Since the laptop has no battery compartment wherein the product key is usually located, we recommend that you follow these steps to find your Windows product key:

    • Press Windows + X and select Command Prompt (Admin).
    • Enter this command: wmic path SoftwareLicensingService get OA3xOriginalProductKey
      and hit Enter.

    Also, if you're looking to reinstall Windows 10 after a hardware replacement, we recommend that you follow the steps provided in this

    article
    .

    Let us know if performing these steps resolved the issue.
     
    Dennis Mop, Nov 22, 2018
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