[Actionable guide] how to find windows 10 product key in bios

Friends, nowadays Windows 10 was installed previously on all laptops. Which is also preactivated. If you have to reinstall the Windows 10 operating system for any reason, you have to activate it again.

But if you don't have any product key, and want to know how do I get back my original windows 10 product key? Don't worry! because I will tell you the effective method on how to find windows 10 product key.

Before, the product key was stored in the sticker on the back of the laptop. But now Microsoft has changed this sticker to a Windows logo. And the product activation license key is embedded in a microchip called BIOS.

The actual reason for this change by Microsoft is that the sticker going fades when your laptop is used a lot.

As a result, you will no longer be able to use that product key in the future. So to solve this problem, Microsoft embeds the product key in the computer BIOS.

Now you may be doubting how it is possible to find a product key in windows 10 embedded in the BIOS?

For this reason, I will teach you in this tutorial how to find the windows 10 product key from BIOS.

With this product key, you can easily activate Windows 10 with a digital license. And get all the updates and security provided by Microsoft for free.

Usually, there are many utility software available on the Internet. With the help of which you can easily find the activation product key from the BIOS of Windows. A very good thing is that all the software is available for free.

So friends, let's discuss the main point without further ado. I have discussed here three methods on how to get windows 10 product key from bios.

You can use the method you like. Follow the procedure given below, then you can easily succeed to retrieve the product key.

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.

[Actionable guide] how to find windows 10 product key in bios

  • 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.

how to find windows 10 product key in bios

  • 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.

how to find windows 10 product key in bios

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 already discuss 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 a windows 10 product key in hp laptop?

If your hp laptop comes with preinstalled and preactivated windows 10 that means your product key is stored in BIOS.

So that you need to 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.


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.

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