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By wbf ·
Hello,I was looking for the command for finding
a product key for win98, I have lost the command
it went something like system%etc Thanks in advance. (**)

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by Ann777 In reply to Product key

Below are instructions for obtaining the Product Key if by chance you cannot get into Windows.
**************************************************Hold down the Ctrl key during boot-up or keep
pressing F8 until you get the option menu to start in Normal, Safe or Dos mode.
Choose the Dos prompt......
You now need to be in the Windows directory, so type in CD\Windows and press
Enter.
Type the following below, also note the spaces.
attrib -h -s -r [Press your Enter Key]
You will hear the hard drive working, wait until it stops. Now type in....
Edit system.dat [Press your Enter Key]
Press Alt then the S key and type in ProductKey
This will bring you to your alpha-numeric product key, write it down.
Press Alt then F, usingyour arrow keys move down to Exit and press Enter.
You should now be able to re-install Windows 98.

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by Ann777 In reply to Product key

In the registry the product key is located:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion]
"ProductKey"="XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX"

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by wbf In reply to Product key

Thank You 4 reply :)

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by TheChas In reply to Product key

You can also see the product key in the results from Belarc Advisor

www.belarc.com

Chas

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by wbf In reply to Product key

Thanks again Chase :)

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by GuruOfDos In reply to Product key

Read it off the back of the CD case, or on the C of A.

Failing that...try either of the above methods!

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by wbf In reply to Product key

Eh,, u have a good sense of humour :)

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