Yeah the Product Key is located on the System page.
Control Panel>All control panel items>System
Bottom of System page is the Product ID.
Not sure WHERE in the file structure it is...so you may have to BOOT it.
That is ofcourse for Windows 7
Windows XP......not windows 7.....
Well, that makes it different.
Manually locating the Windows XP product key from the registry is nearly impossible due to the fact that it's encrypted.
So you have to use a product key finder.
Ive used Belarc
Ive always use it when I was BOOTED into XP, not sure if it will work otherwise.
If you cant retrieve it with the Belarc method, then you only have 2 choices left.
1- Call Microsoft and request a replacement product key. Which requires the original disc.
2-Purchase a product key.
Not much else can be done.
used Belarc before and will try again...I seem to recall it showed everything....will let you know