windows-xpSometimes we forget or misplace the hardcopy of product key of our software like Windows XP which is provided on a sticker inside the CD pack and that time we need to find out the product key for installation. If you are going thru the same problem then no need to worry at all. Microsoft always provides the Product Key inside the installation CD.

To find the Installation Product Key of Windows XP, follow the below steps,

1. Insert the CD into CD Drive

2. Open the CD and then move into the folder named as “i386”

3. Now open the file UNATTEND.txt to see the Product Key of your Windows XP

4. Note Down the Product key and start using it at the time of installation

Below is the screenshot of UNATTENDED.txt file having Product Key,


You can go thru post where we have explained how to create unattended installation CD for Windows XP and Vista where you can store your product key so that you don’t need to enter it manually at the time of installation. So this is how to find the installation product key of windows XP on your own XP CD.

By Sanjeev Mishra

Sanjeev Mishra is a professional blogger and an Internet Marketing Consultant based in India. He has built the Internet Techies to provide you updates in technology and web application area.

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