I have lost my Windows 98 installation key, how can I find it?

A. The installation key is stored in the Windows 98 registry and can be checked as follows:

  1. Start the registry editor (regedit.exe)
  2. Move to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
  3. Double click the ProductKey name and copy
  4. Click OK
  5. Close the registry editor

You can also get the key by opening the system properties dialog (Win-Break, Alt + Open My Computer). It appears under the "Registered To" details.

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