Is Windows 10 Product Key Needed for Activation?

Windows 10 was launched on July 29, 2015, accounting for officially released since the launching it has more than 50 million devices using the latest version of the Microsoft Operating System (OS). In this release of Windows 10 slightly different from previous versions of Windows, because the latest Windows 10 you can get it for free! The condition is if you are running Windows 7/8/8.1 and you get the notification ‘Get Windows 10’ that appears on the user's taskbar.

This means that if you have valid license for Win 7 or 8 you can upgrade to Windows 10 for free. And the best news is that almost all the PC that running on older Windows will get notification to upgrade to Win10. You can click on the notification and upgrade to the latest OS – Windows 10.

Lost Windows 10 Product Key? How?

Have you installed the Windows operating system on your favorite device? If Yes, have thought in the minds of where is the location of the product key or serial number located?

Yes, in some cases, a Windows 10 serial number no doubt will always be needed. Especially when you want to reinstall the same OS at a later date. And please note, the original serial number for Windows 7 or Windows 8 (prior to the upgrade) will not work on Windows 10 newly installed.

Well, if you want to find the serial number on your new operating system, one of which can be done by utilizing a small tool named ProduKey. As quoted from AddictiveTips (06/08/2015), this tool only works for seeking original product key of Windows 10 obtained by the legal way.

As for ProduKey is a free software that is quite popular in looking for a serial number on more than 1,000 different programs, Windows no exception. In addition, how to use the software also is quite simple.

As a side note, make sure you have your installation CD or a bootable USB for Windows 10 before using ProduKey. If the main requirement is complete, you can start the installation process Windows 10 in your favorite device.

During the installation process, you will be prompted to enter a serial number for activation. At a time like this, run ProduKey tool to find your original serial number for Windows 10 you. At this time also, you can save the serial number obtained ProduKey for use at a later date.

So, if using the ordinary way to install and activate Windows 10, a valid product key is needed. You can get the Win 10 product key online like Microsoft stores or get it offline by going to the local retailers.