want to reformat my laptop with xp RRS feed

  • Question

  • hi.. i want to reformat my laptop and go back to xp instead of vista business

    but here is the thing:

    i forgot the cd key on my xp so how can i install it and i think lost it also but anyways i dont have one

    so where can i find installer instead



    Wednesday, September 22, 2010 8:14 AM


  • Hi,

    The Product Key already existed within 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

    If Windows XP has been installed, We can also use software like keyfinder to get it. 
    Please Note: Since the website is not hosted by Microsoft, the link may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information.

    Hope it helps.


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    Thursday, September 23, 2010 9:27 AM