4 easy ways to get Windows 10/11 product key

In this blog post, I’ll show you easy and simple methods to find the product key Information of your Windows OS. Windows product key is a code that you may have used to activate your Windows 10/11 Operating system. Activating Windows OS using a legitimate product key unlocks Windows features for you to utilize full functionality of the OS.

Windows product key consists of 25 alphanumeric characters, organized in five blocks separated by hyphens. Something like: XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX.

You can look for a sticker on your device that also provides information about your Windows 10 or Windows 11 operating system product key. However, there are other ways to extract this Information from the OS which we will explore today.

Method 1 – Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key using Command Prompt

You can easily find Windows 10/11 product key Information using Command Prompt by following below steps:

  • Press Windows key + R to open Run dialog box.
  • Type cmd and press Enter to open Command prompt.

Please note that I have not opened command prompt as an administrator and was able to execute the command successfully without any issues, If there are any issues running the command, you can also run this command from elevated command prompt window.

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  • Copy and paste below command on the command prompt and press Enter to fetch Product key of your Windows 10/11 device.
wmic path softwareLicensingService get OA3xOriginalProductKey
Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key using Command Prompt
Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key using Command Prompt

Method 2 – Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key using Powershell

You can also find Windows 10 or Windows 11 operating system product key information using Powershell as well. Please follow below steps to fetch the product key.

This is a single line command which extract just the Product key Information from your Windows device. If you want to retrieve more OS license details using a Powershell script, you can refer to the post: Retrieve Windows OS License Details Using PowerShell

  • Press Windows key + R to open Run dialog box.
  • Type Powershell and press Enter to open Powershell console. (Alternatively you can search for Powershell in the start menu as well)
  • Type below command on Powershell console to fetch the product key information of your Windows 10/11 device.

Please note that I have not opened Powershell as an administrator and was able to execute the command successfully without any issues, If there are any issues running the command, you can also run this command from elevated Powershell console.

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(Get-WmiObject -query 'select * from SoftwareLicensingService').OA3xOriginalProductKey
Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key using Powershell
Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key using Powershell

Method 3 – Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key Info from Registry

You can also find Windows 10/11 product key information using Windows registory Editor as well. Let’s check the steps:

  • Press Windows key + R to open Run dialog box.
  • Type regedit and press Enter to open Registry Editor.
  • Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ClipSVC and look for LastBiosKey to get the license key information of Windows 10/11 via registry.
Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key Info from Registry
Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key Info from Registry

Method 4 – Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key using Third-party software

You can Install a small program from Microsoft store app called “ShowKeyPlus” to find OEM Product key Installed on your device.

  • Launch Microsoft Store app on your device.
  • Search for ShowKeyPlus app and click on Get button to Install.
Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key using Third-party software
Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key using Third-party software
  • Launch ShowKeyPlus app and go to Home button. It will list Windows OEM Product Key along with that you can also see Windows Edition, Product ID and OEM Edition Information as well.
Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key using Third-party software
Get Windows 10/11 OEM product key using Third-party software

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