You will need
- - CD with software;
- - the packaging.
To find the serial number on the disk, examine it carefully and read the text written in most cases on the right side after the letters S/N. it Usually contains a lot of characters and is used to enter the program to generate an activation code based on it using the installer program. Don't give your serial numberand your software.
Carefully inspect the packaging of your program for the serial code for the purchased software or the game. If the software product license, serial number always prescribed or on the box or on the disk.
Also read the documentation, which can be inside the box with the disk. The serial number of the program can also be found on one of the pages included in brochure user manual. Some developers also provide a system of protection based on the input of the installer for a particular word from a page. The options may be few, and the correct sequence you can read on the official website of the developer of your software.
In the event you purchase pre-installed in the computer version of the software, the package which included the recovery disk, search for serial numbere product on a special sticker that is usually located on the case of your computer or on the back of the laptop.
In case you purchase software MS Office, bundled with a computer license check on the case. Before buying games and other software check that there is no matching sample license disk and do not buy programs from questionable outlets.
Before you look for the serial number, determine type of license.
Advice 2: How to determine serial number Windows
Windows operating system, like any commodity, has its serial number also called activation code. If you by any chance lost the brand label Microsoft code, learn it and save for the future is quite real. However, it is worth considering that the product code which can be found in the properties of "My computer", does not match with the license activation key.
You will need
- - Internet;
- - Microsoft Product Key Finder.
Open the browser and in the search bar, type the name of the utility that will help in this problem - Microsoft Product Key Finder. You can find on the website download.cnet.com. Download the program into the computer's memory. Don't forget that the system programs must be in the same drive where the operating system of the computer.
Launch the utility by double-clicking the left mouse button or by selecting the installer and pressing the enter key on the keyboard. The program window is quite convenient, with no extra buttons and unnecessary information. Click on the Find Key with the left mouse button. Typically, the program displays the information immediately. This is the name of the operating system, its version, date and time of installation, the serial number and the data user or organization that registered the product.
Record and save the information. If you reinstall the operating system, you will need to re-enter the serial number and get it when you destroyed the system and lost the license sticker is impossible. Typically, such data shall be stored at least in two copies, as the cases are different. First save a copy on a flash drive, and the second on the drive that hide somewhere.
Do not try to activate this code on several computers simultaneously. Microsoft provides verification of compliance equipment is already registered serial number. Otherwise, you will have to call support to register the product. It is also worth noting that these actions constitute a violation of the company rules, so don't do it. The operating system to another computer can be purchased on the official website of the company or in specialized stores.