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ProduKey v1.52 Copyright (c) 2005 - 2011 Nir Sofer Web Site: http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/product_cd_key_viewer.

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Description =========== ProduKey is a small utility that displays the ProductID and the CD-Key of MS-Office, Windows, Exchange Server, and SQL Server installed on your computer. You can view this information for your current running operating system, or for another operating system/computer - by using command-line options. This utility can be useful if you lost the product key of your Windows/Office, and you want to reinstall it on your computer.

Versions History ================ * Version 1.52 o Decreased the height of the 'Select Source' window to fit the netbook screen size of 1024x600. * Version 1.51 o Added 'Show Time In GMT' option. o Added 'Mark Odd/Even Rows' option, under the View menu. When it's turned on, the odd and even rows are displayed in different color, to make it easier to read a single line. * Version 1.50 o Added 'Show the computer name for every IP address' option. This option is useful when you scan a range of IP addresses, and you want to view the computer name of every IP address. Be aware that the computer names will appear a few seconds after finishing to scan the product keys. * Version 1.46 o Added accelerator keys for 'Copy Product ID' (Ctrl+I) and for 'Copy Product Key' (Ctrl+K). * Version 1.45 o Added 'Add Header Line To CSV/Tab-Delimited File' option. When this option is turned on, the column names are added as the first line when you export to csv or tab-delimited file. * Version 1.43 o When the product key is not stored in the Registry (like in volume licenses of Windows 7), ProduKey will display 'Product key was not found' instead of wrong 'BBBBB-BBBBB-BBBBB-BBBBB-BBBBB' key * Version 1.42 o Added 'Copy Product ID' and 'Copy Product Key' options. * Version 1.41

32 o You can now send the information to stdout by specifying an empty filename ("") in the command-line. When using this option. (doesn't work for remote computers) o Added AutoComplete for file selection. (For example: produkey. * Version 1. * Version 1. o New command-line option: /iprange o New option: Check every remote machine with ping before trying to connect. o Added new command-line option: /scomma * Version 1. o Fixed bug: The main window lost the focus when the user switched to another application and then returned back to ProduKey. find the Windows installation folder in them.40 o Fixed ProduKey to display the right product key of Microsoft Office 2010 Beta (Office 14) * Version 1.20 o Added 'Select Source' (F9) option .26 o Added support for saving comma-delimited (.csv) files. and others) * Version 1.35 o New option: Load the product keys of external Windows installations from all disks currently plugged to your computer.33 o Fixed bug: In 'Select Source' dialog-box.25 o Added new source option: Load the product keys from all computers in the specified IP addresses range.user interface for loading the product keys from remote computers or from external drive. a disk drive error message displayed in some computers.31 o Added the last modified time of the ProductID Registry key.o Added /ExtractEdition command-line option.37 o Fixed issue with x64 systems . * Version 1.The 32-bit version of ProduKey can now also retrieve the product key when you run it on x64 system.exe /stab "" >> c:\temp\prd. * Version 1. * Version 1. (/WindowsKeys. o New Command-Line Option: /external * Version 1. and extract all product keys stored in these Windows installations.38 o Added sorting options from command-line. /OfficeKeys.txt) * Version 1. o Added AutoComplete to Windows directoried combo-box.30 o New option: display the edition (Standard/Professional/Enterprise) of Windows 2000/XP/2003. (Only for Windows 2000 or above) * Version 1. * Version 1. . ProduKey automatically scan all your hard-drives.36 o Added command-line options to control which types of product keys will be shown.

the 'Product Key' value is not available. * From unknown reason.15 o Added 'Service Pack' column (Only for Windows entries) o Added 'Installation Folder' column (Only for Windows and Office entries) * Version 1.The configuration of ProduKey is now saved to a file instead of the Registry. * Version 1.04 .03 . Click here to read more about false alerts in Antivirus programs * For some Windows 7/2008 licenses. This problem is mostly reported with Dell computers. if it's written in the Registry.On newer versions of Office (XP/2003) .07 o Added support for product key of Ms-Office under x64. o Added x64 build . * Version 1. * Version 1.Added product key of Exchange Server. ProduKey will display 'Product key was not found' in the product key column. * If you bought your computer with installed operating system.display the real product name.scan all computers in the specified domain. when it's retrieved from external Registry file. * Version 1.NET is written in the Registry as Office XP product. * Version 1. * Version 1. o Changes in the way that /remoteall scan all computers. * In old versions of Office (Office 2000 and below).Added support for XP visual style. * Version 1. and thus ProduKey cannot retrieve them..01 . * Version 1. you may find the Windows product key appeared in ProduKey utility is different from the product key on your Windows CD.05 o Display information in the status bar while scanning computers with /remoteall and /remotefile options o New option /remotealldomain . Known Problems ============== * When running produkey. In these cases.00 .10 .First release. Some Antivirus programs displays an alert and/or block you from running it.06 . the product key is not stored in the Registry. Supported Products List ======================= * Microsoft Windows 98/ME * Microsoft Windows 2000 .08 ..exe.Added filters by product type.for locally retrieving product keys of x64 versions of Windows.02 .* Version 1. the product key of Visual Stuido .Added support for SQL Server 2005.new command-line option: /remoteall * Version 1.

If you want the view the product key information in another computer. and load the product key information from them. see the known problems section) Microsoft Office 2000 (Only ProductID is displayed) Microsoft Office 2003 Microsoft Office 2007 Microsoft Office 2010 Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Microsoft Exchange Server 2000 Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Using ProduKey ============== ProduKey doesn't requite any installation process or additional DLLs. In order to use this option. In order to start using it. Command-Line Options ==================== /remoteall Enumerate all computers on your local network.* * * * * * * * * * * * * Microsoft Windows NT Microsoft Windows XP Microsoft Windows Vista Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Microsoft Windows 7 (Works only for some of the Windows 7 versions. or in another operating system within the same computer. In order to use this option. If you fail to connect the remote computer with ProduKey. In order to use this option. Be aware that this option is quite slow. For each product. just run the executable file . and SQL Server products installed on your system. and load the product key information from them. read the instructions in the following Blog post: How to connect a remote Windows 7/Vista/XP computer with NirSoft utilities.exe The main window of ProduKey displays the list of Windows. use the command-line options below. /remotealldomain [Domain Name] Enumerate all computers in the specified domain. and you may need to wait a few minutes until the product key information is displayed. you must have Administrator privileges in all computers on your local network. the "Product ID" and "Product Key" are displayed. . Office. /remote [Computer Name] Load product key information from the specified computer name. you must have Administrator privileges in all these computers.produkey. you must log in to the remote computer with Administrator privileges. /iprange [From IP] [To IP] Load product key information from all computers in the specified IP addresses range.

The [Software Registry File] specifies the software registry file usually located under c:\windows\system32\config This feature is only supported on Windows 2000 or greater. 1 = Yes. 0 = No. 0 = No. /ExtractEdition [0 1] Specifies whether to extact the Windows edition information. /regfile [Software Registry File] Load product key information from another operating system on the same computer. /SQLKeys [0 1] Specifies whether you want to view the product keys of SQL Server. /ExchangeKeys [0 1] Specifies whether you want to view the product keys of Exchange. 0 = No. /IEKeys [0 1] Specifies whether you want to view the product keys of Internet Explorer. You can also combine the above command-line options with the following save options in order to save product key information to file: /stext <Filename> Save the list of product keys into a regular text file. The file can be tab-delimited. In order to use this option. /stab <Filename> Save the list of product keys into a tab-delimited text file. 0 = No. or CRLF-delimited. 1 = Yes. /nosavereg Load ProduKey without saving your last settings (window location. 1 = Yes./remotefile [Computer Names Filename] Load product key information from all computer names specified in the file. The [Windows Directory] specifies the base folder of Windows installation. /OfficeKeys [0 1] Specifies whether you want to view the product keys of MS-Office. /WindowsKeys [0 1] Specifies whether you want to view the product keys of Windows. . you must have Administrator privileges in all computers specified in the computer names file. comma-delimited. c:\winnt This feature is only supported on Windows 2000/XP/2003/2008/Vista/7. 1 = Yes. 0 = No. for example: c:\windows. /external Load product key information from all external Windows installations of the disks that are currently plugged to your computer. 1 = Yes. columns size. and so on) to the Registry. /windir [Windows Directory] Load product key information from another operating system on the same computer.

exe produkey.exe /shtml "f:\temp\keys. However. /stabular <Filename> Save the list of product keys into a tabular text file.168.exe produkey.txt" /regfile "F:\WINNT\system32\config\software" /windir "c:\winnt" /shtml "c:\temp\pk.50 /stab "" >> c:\temp\prd. and so on) or the name of the column. You can specify the '~' prefix character (e. /shtml <Filename> Save the list of product keys into HTML file./scomma <Filename> Save the list of product keys into a comma-delimited text file.10 192. The <column> parameter can specify the column index (0 for the first column. are only supported on Windows 2000/XP/2003/2008/Vista/7. like viewing the product keys of another operating system instance. /sverhtml <Filename> Save the list of product keys into vertical HTML file.html" /sort 2 /sort ~1 produkey.168.exe produkey.html" /sort "Product Name" /sort "Product Key" /nosort When you specify this command-line option.exe produkey.exe produkey. /sxml <Filename> Save the list of product keys into XML file. 1 for the second column. some features. If you don't specify this option. Examples: produkey.exe produkey. /sort <column> This command-line option can be used with other save options for sorting by the desired column.html System Requirements =================== ProduKey works on all 32-bit versions of Windows. License ======= This utility is released as freeware. like "Product Name" and "Product Key".txt /OfficeKeys 0 /WindowsKeys 1 /shtml f:\temp\keys. the list is sorted according to the last sort that you made from the user interface.html" /remoteall /remotealldomain MyDomain /iprange 192.exe /remote \\Server01 /remotefile "c:\temp\computers. Examples: produkey.g: "~Installation Folder") if you want to sort in descending order.1. the list will be saved without any sorting.1. You can put multiple /sort in the command-line if you want to sort by multiple columns. You are allowed to freely .exe /shtml "f:\temp\keys.exe produkey.exe produkey.

exe /savelangfile A file named ProduKey_lng. but not limited to. you can send a message to nirsofer@yahoo. consequential or indirect damages due to loss of data or any other reason.distribute this utility via floppy disk. and all translated strings will be loaded from the language file. simply rename the language file. or you found a bug in my utility. If you distribute this utility. (TranslatorName and TranslatorURL values) If you add this information. as long as you don't charge anything for this. Run ProduKey. it'll be used in the 'About' window. Feedback ======== If you have any problem. After you finish the translation. either expressed or implied. Open the created language file in Notepad or in any other text editor. Internet. If you want to run ProduKey without the translation. or move it to another folder. without any modification ! Disclaimer ========== The software is provided "AS IS" without any warranty. suggestion. you can also add your name and/or a link to your Web site. 4.ini will be created in the folder of ProduKey utility. The author will not be liable for any special. CD-ROM. 3.com . 2. comment. Translate all string entries to the desired language. Optionally. incidental. Run ProduKey with /savelangfile parameter: ProduKey. you must include all files in the distribution package. including. follow the instructions below: 1. or in any other way. Translating ProduKey to other languages ======================================= In order to translate ProduKey to other language. the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

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