I have a bunch of old Windows XP Home license keys, but I'm not sure which are upgrades, which are for Retail RTM, and which are OEMs. I do have a XP Home RTM ISO I got of off MSDN

Is there a web site or some way I can see where the key came from plus what version of Windows (Home or Professional, x86 or x64) and type (RTM, OEM, Upgrade)?


I use Magical Jelly Bean to find out all the product keys I used to install my various versions of Windows; it will describe the type of license key as well. :) Once you have that information (telling you what type of key it was (OEM, Upgrade, etc) you'll be able to look up any information you need to -- although, it sounds like it gives you the exact information you need without the google-fu'ing.

  • I use Magic JellBean already, its really good. The issue though is that it requires an existing install using the key. That means that I have setup an XP VM for each key and do everything manually, which is what I was trying to avoid in the original question (note since then I've done that) – TheLQ Feb 16 '12 at 18:22

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