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How can I find out the "Windows product key" in my Dell Latitude E6420? I just upgraded to Windows 10.

Thanks a lot for looking into.

.... Sushanta

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RE: Windows product key

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You don't have a Windows 10 Product key. During the initial upgrade to Windows 10, your systems hardware is scanned and its hardware profile is submitted to a Microsoft Product Activation server. The activation server activates Windows 10 on your device which is now considered a Windows 10 Device.

During Clean Reinstallation, skip any prompts to input your product key and your device will automatically reactivate when online, see here:

http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/a-clean-install-of-windows-10/windows-10-clean-reinstallat...

Note any key finder programs will give you a generic key which is of limited use.

Dr Philip Yip
Tech Enthusiast and Author of the Unofficial Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide

Windows FAQs and OEM Downloads


#IDoNotWorkFor Dell

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RE: Windows product key

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You don't have a Windows 10 Product key. During the initial upgrade to Windows 10, your systems hardware is scanned and its hardware profile is submitted to a Microsoft Product Activation server. The activation server activates Windows 10 on your device which is now considered a Windows 10 Device.

During Clean Reinstallation, skip any prompts to input your product key and your device will automatically reactivate when online, see here:

http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/a-clean-install-of-windows-10/windows-10-clean-reinstallat...

Note any key finder programs will give you a generic key which is of limited use.

Dr Philip Yip
Tech Enthusiast and Author of the Unofficial Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide

Windows FAQs and OEM Downloads


#IDoNotWorkFor Dell

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RE: Windows product key

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Thanks a lot. Appreciate the help!

.... Sushanta