Best way to find windows 10 product key on HP, Lenovo, ASUS or others

Best way to find windows 10 product key on HP, Lenovo, ASUS or others

Welcome back to a new interesting how-to guide tutorial. Today I discuss how to find windows 10 product key from bios on an HP laptop or another computer.

Friends, sometimes we have to reinstall the Windows operating system. As a result, we need the product key to activate the Windows operating system.

But for some reason, you do not have a backup of this product key. So in this situation, one thing will come to your mind that how do I get back my original windows 10 product key?

But don’t worry! Because today you will learn how to find windows product key by following simple steps.

Whenever we first activate the Windows operating system with the product key, it is saved in the bios of your system. So we can easily find it by using some command prompt commands or any third-party key finder tool.

Before, the product key was stored in a sticker on the back of the laptop. But now Microsoft has changed this sticker to a Windows logo. And embed the product into the system's BIOS.
The actual reason for this change by Microsoft is that the sticker going fades when your laptop is used a lot.

So friends, whatever the reason, you can follow the below guide to find the windows product key whether it is HP, Lenovo, Asus, or any laptop.



How to find windows 10 product key using command prompt?

To find your BIOS product key or OEM key that is installed in your BIOS, You can use your command prompt command line to view the original product key. Follow the steps shown below.
  • First of all, open your Command prompt. Then go to the search bar and type CMD. Now click on Open.
  • Copy the code given below๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡

  • After copying these codes go to the command prompt and then paste it by pressing (ctrl + v) or right-click and select paste.

Best way to find windows 10 product key on HP, Lenovo, ASUS or others

  • Now press the ENTER key.
  • That’s it you will show your bios or OEM product key.

NOTE: If you purchase your pc or laptop with genuine windows, But now for any reason you use a pirated version then you can see the original key by this command.

After getting this key you can free upgrade from windows 10 home to another version. If you using a pirated version of windows from starting, No product key will be shown here.


How to view windows 10 product key by OEM key?

  • Go to this link ๐Ÿ‘‰OEMkey, and download the utility tool.
  • After download you do not need to install it it's a single executable file just double-click on it and run it with the administrator. Do you think is it safe? Yes, it is safe, otherwise, I never suggest you.

Best way to find windows 10 product key on HP, Lenovo, ASUS or others

  • When the OEMkey window will open its shows with your BIOS product key.
  • That’s it.

How to view windows 10 product key by showkeyplus?

Here’s another tool called showkeyplus which is available to the Microsoft store. You can download it easily, Size of this app is about 6 MB. Either click this link to download showkeyplus.

After downloading double click on it. It will run as an administrator. It’s also a single executable file.

Best way to find windows 10 product key on HP, Lenovo, ASUS or others

After opening the window you will show all details of your product key with the version of windows install.

FAQ's on windows 10 product key

Below are some questions related to how to find windows 10 product key. So I added them in this article with answers for my readers.

Q1. How to find the windows 10 product key after an upgrade?

If you upgrade your windows 10 then the product key stays the same. But if you want to find it then you can take the help of some OEM key retrieve tools like showkeyplus.

Either you can use the command prompt to show the product key. I have already discussed the process.


Q2. How to find the windows 10 product key in a Microsoft account?

If you purchase your product key from the Microsoft store then visit Microsoft store > downloads > product key and then visit the subscription page to find your product key.
Either you need to use showkeyplus on your system.

Q3. How to find windows 10 product key on hp laptop?

  1. Open the command prompt.
  2. Now paste this code๐Ÿ‘‰ wmic path softwareLicensingService get OA3xOriginalProductKey on cmd.
  3. Press the enter key.
  4. Your product key will be shown below.

If your hp laptop comes with preinstalled and preactivated windows 10 that means your product key is stored in BIOS. By using cmd you can find it.

Also, you can use some tools to retrieve your product key from BIOS. You can try free tools OEMkey or showkeyplus.

Q4. How to recover the windows 10 product key?

Nowadays it's very easy to recover your windows 10 product key. Because before Microsoft gives your product key with a sticker called the certificate of authenticity. For any reason, it can be faded or tear and you can lose your product key.

But now Microsoft provides the product key into your computer bios. So if you want to recover it, you can use cmd or showkeyplus.


Conclusion

So friends here are the three genuine methods to retrieve your OEM key from BIOS. I think It must help you to find your product key.

And also if you use a pirated version of windows 10 then I recommend you retrieve your OEM key by this process and try to use genuine windows 10.

If you face any problems, please let me know by comment below. I must try to solve your problem. To get the latest content update please subscribe this blog. Thank you!

2 Comments

  1. How would you retrieve a windows key from a bios if hdd is damaged. its only booting up to the bios and that is it. So is there a tool i can run along with the bios to retrieve my windows key?

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    1. Hii Richards,
      Thanks for the comment.

      If your windows comes with pre-activated, then you can use another hard disk on your computer to retrieve the original OEM key by following the above methods.

      Make sure that the motherboard does not change.

      But if you buy retail key then you will get it on your email id or Microsoft store and you can use it on any computer.

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