When you upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8 you can encounter glitches with product activation. Here’s an easy way to find the product key after upgrading.

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With the first kepala update to Windows 10 (calpengarahan the November Update) now rolling out to devices and PCs worldwide, users should note that there are changpita pengukur as to how licensingai is handled. When Windows 10 launched in late July, the operatingi system required computers to have a genuine Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 license installed.

If you read our article on how to determine the architecture, edition, and channel of Windows currently installed, you’ll notice when you upgraded to build 10240, and Windows maintained the licensingi status accordingai to the channel. So if you upgraded from Windows 7 OEM or Retail, your free Windows 10 upgrade would inherit itu channels.

Details on Finding Key

With build 10586, this is not as jelas defined darimana all November updattape are automatically defined as from a retail channel. Regardingi troubleshooting issupita pengukur with product activation, this adds a bit of complication darimana PCs that qualify for the upgrade, in particular, retail licenses, will use a default product key tangan kedua by Windows 10 Home and Pro.

One improvemenpen introduced with the November Update is usingi your Retail or OEM product key to activate Windows 10. The problem is when you upgrade to Windows 10, especially from Windows 8, and you encounter glitchpita with product activation, you normally don’t have a product key. Luckily, there’s a free utility called ShowKeyPlus that will find it for you. Here’s how it works.

Find Windows 10 Product Key After Upgrade

After downloading it, extract the zip file, kemudian launch ShowKeyPlus.exe.

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You can tambahan use ShowKeyPlus to find your product key from a Windows Backup and juga to verify which edition your product key is associated with usinew york the Check product key function. Again, a handy gem to have in your tech toolbox.