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Retrieving Windows Product Key using VB Script

In this article, I present the simple and safe method to retrieve product key of Windows operating system using VB Script. The VB Script reads the value of Windows product from the Registry Editor ( regedit ) and translates it to a formatted product key (25 alphanumeric characters). Also, it creates the backup of the product information to the local drive (Desktop). Instructions Step 1: Create a VB Script file “ WinProductKey.vbs ” using any ASCII text editor and enter the following codes. Source Code Dim objshell, path, DigitalID Set objshell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") 'Set registry key path Path = "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\" 'Registry key value DigitalID = objshell.RegRead(Path & "DigitalProductId") Dim ProductName, ProductID, ProductKey, ProductData 'Get ProductName, ProductID, ProductKey ProductName = "Product Name: " & objshell.RegRead(Path & "ProductName") ProductID = &

Installing Latest Apache Web Server on Windows 10

This tutorial describes step-by-step instructions to install the latest Apache HTTP Server software (latest stable version is 2.4.32, as on date 18 March 2018) on Windows 10 operating system. About Apache HTTP Server Apache HTTP Server (“Apache” and “httpd”) was launched in 1995 and it has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996. The Apache HTTP Server Project is a collaborative software development effort aimed at creating a robust, commercial-grade, featured, and freely-available source code implementation of an HTTP (Web) server. This project is part of the Apache Software Foundation. The latest released version of Apache HTTP Server Project is Apache HTTP Server 2.4.29 (as on date 18 March 2018). This version of Apache is the latest GA release of the new generation 2.4.x branch of Apache HTTPD and represents fifteen years of innovation by the project, and is recommended over all previous releases. Downloading Apache HTTP Server The Apache HTTP S