How to Find Your Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Serial Key
If you have installed Microsoft SQL Server 2000 on your computer, you may need to find your serial key for various reasons. For example, you may want to reinstall the software, transfer it to another device, or verify your license. However, finding your serial key can be tricky if you have lost or misplaced your original installation media or documentation.
Fortunately, there are some ways to recover your Microsoft SQL Server 2000 serial key from your computer. One of them is to use a key finder program that can scan your registry and extract the serial key from there. Another option is to manually locate the serial key in the registry using the Registry Editor. In this article, we will show you how to do both methods.
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Method 1: Using a Key Finder Program
A key finder program is a software tool that can scan your computer and find the serial keys for various software products, including Microsoft SQL Server 2000. There are many key finder programs available online, some of them are free and some of them are paid. Here are some examples of key finder programs that can find your Microsoft SQL Server 2000 serial key:
Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder
To use a key finder program, you need to download and install it on your computer. Then, run the program and let it scan your system. It will display a list of software products and their serial keys. Look for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 in the list and copy the serial key. You can also save the list as a text file or print it for future reference.
Method 2: Using the Registry Editor
The Registry Editor is a built-in tool in Windows that allows you to view and edit the registry, which is a database that stores various settings and information for your system and applications. The serial key for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 is also stored in the registry, so you can find it using the Registry Editor. However, this method requires some caution and technical skills, as modifying the registry incorrectly can cause serious problems for your computer. Therefore, we recommend that you back up your registry before proceeding with this method.
To use the Registry Editor to find your Microsoft SQL Server 2000 serial key, follow these steps:
Click on the Start button and type regedit in the search box. Press Enter or click on the regedit.exe result to open the Registry Editor.
Navigate to the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Microsoft SQL Server\\80\\Registration
Look for a value named CD_KEY in the right pane. Double-click on it to view its data. This is your Microsoft SQL Server 2000 serial key.
Copy the serial key and close the Registry Editor.
In this article, we have shown you how to find your Microsoft SQL Server 2000 serial key using two methods: using a key finder program or using the Registry Editor. You can use either method depending on your preference and skill level. However, we advise you to keep your serial key in a safe place and avoid sharing it with others, as it is a proof of your ownership and license of the software. 0efd9a6b88