How to Find Windows 7 / 8 Serial/Activation Key


Trying to make clean install of Windows 7 on your Laptop or PC, but couldn’t able to find your Windows 7 Installation disk came with your computer? Here is how to find your Windows 7 serial key or activation key to install Windows 7 on your PC using ISO image file.

The Windows 7 serial could be found in the Windows registry, however since Windows 7 serial is encrypted in the Windows registry you would not able to find it manually. Fortunately, there are third party tools available that can help you in finding your Windows 7 serial key easily.

Recommended Read: How to Download Windows 7 ISO (32 bit and 64 bit) Officially from Microsoft
Note: To find your Windows 7 activation key it is important that you should have Windows 7 installed on your PC.

Find Windows 7 and Windows 8 Activation Key using Belarc Advisor

Belarc Advisor is one of the best system information tool, which allows you find everything about your computer easily including your physical memory size to products keys. Belarc Advisor support almost all version of Windows OS including Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista to Windows 95.

The ability to extract product keys of programs installed on your computer is one of the best feature of this tool. Follow these steps to know how to find Windows 7 and Windows 8 serial keys using Belarc Advisor.

Step 1: Download and Install Belarc Advisor on your Windows PC.

Step 2: Once installed, click on Belarc Advisor to open it.

Step 3: Now Belarc Advisor will scan your computer to extract information from your PC.


Step 4: After successfully scanning your PC, all the information will be show in a new Window of your browser.

Step 5: Now scroll down to Software Licenses section.

Step 6: Under Software Licenses section, you should see your Windows version being listed and beside it you can see your Windows 7 Activation key as (Key: xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx).


Now you can use this Windows 7 key to make  fresh Windows install on your PC. Even if you are upgrading your PC to Windows 7 64 bit from Windows 7 32 bit then also the same key will work perfectly fine.


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