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View Windows XP CD Key

Visual Basic 6, or VB Classic

Function: sGetXPCDKey() will return the CD Key for Windows XP in the format XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX.

Original Author: Snytax




Your Windows XP CD Key.

API Declarations

Option Explicit
Private Declare Function RegCloseKey Lib "advapi32.dll" (ByVal hKey As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function RegOpenKey Lib "advapi32.dll" Alias "RegOpenKeyA" (ByVal hKey As Long, ByVal lpSubKey As String, phkResult As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function RegQueryValueEx Lib "advapi32.dll" Alias "RegQueryValueExA" (ByVal hKey As Long, ByVal lpValueName As String, ByVal lpReserved As Long, lpType As Long, lpData As Any, lpcbData As Long) As Long ' Note that if you declare the lpData parameter as String, you must pass it By Value.
Private Const REG_BINARY = 3
Private Const HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE = &H80000002
Private Const ERROR_SUCCESS = 0&


'sGetXPCDKey() -
'Returns the Windows XP CD Key if successful.
'Returns nothing upon failure.
Public Function sGetXPCDKey() As String
  'Read the value of:
  'HKLMSOFTWAREMICROSOFTWindows NTCurrentVersionDigitalProductId
  Dim bDigitalProductID() As Byte
  Dim bProductKey() As Byte
  Dim ilByte As Long
  Dim lDataLen As Long
  Dim hKey As Long
  'Open the registry key: HKLMSOFTWAREMICROSOFTWindows NTCurrentVersion
    lDataLen = 164
    ReDim Preserve bDigitalProductID(lDataLen)
    'Read the value of DigitalProductID
    If RegQueryValueEx(hKey, "DigitalProductId", 0&, REG_BINARY, bDigitalProductID(0), lDataLen) = ERROR_SUCCESS Then
      'Get the Product Key, 15 bytes long, offset by 52 bytes
      ReDim Preserve bProductKey(14)
      For ilByte = 52 To 66
        bProductKey(ilByte - 52) = bDigitalProductID(ilByte)
      Next ilByte
      'ERROR: Could not read "DigitalProductID"
      sGetXPCDKey = ""
      Exit Function
    End If
    'ERROR: Could not open "HKLMSOFTWAREMICROSOFTWindows NTCurrentVersion"
    sGetXPCDKey = ""
    Exit Function
  End If
  'Now we are going to 'base24' decode the Product Key
  Dim bKeyChars(0 To 24) As Byte
    'Possible characters in the CD Key:
    bKeyChars(0) = Asc("B")
    bKeyChars(1) = Asc("C")
    bKeyChars(2) = Asc("D")
    bKeyChars(3) = Asc("F")
    bKeyChars(4) = Asc("G")
    bKeyChars(5) = Asc("H")
    bKeyChars(6) = Asc("J")
    bKeyChars(7) = Asc("K")
    bKeyChars(8) = Asc("M")
    bKeyChars(9) = Asc("P")
    bKeyChars(10) = Asc("Q")
    bKeyChars(11) = Asc("R")
    bKeyChars(12) = Asc("T")
    bKeyChars(13) = Asc("V")
    bKeyChars(14) = Asc("W")
    bKeyChars(15) = Asc("X")
    bKeyChars(16) = Asc("Y")
    bKeyChars(17) = Asc("2")
    bKeyChars(18) = Asc("3")
    bKeyChars(19) = Asc("4")
    bKeyChars(20) = Asc("6")
    bKeyChars(21) = Asc("7")
    bKeyChars(22) = Asc("8")
    bKeyChars(23) = Asc("9")
  Dim nCur As Integer
  Dim sCDKey As String
  Dim ilKeyByte As Long
  Dim ilBit As Long
  For ilByte = 24 To 0 Step -1
    'Step through each character in the CD key
    nCur = 0
    For ilKeyByte = 14 To 0 Step -1
      'Step through each byte in the Product Key
      nCur = nCur * 256 Xor bProductKey(ilKeyByte)
      bProductKey(ilKeyByte) = Int(nCur / 24)
      nCur = nCur Mod 24
    Next ilKeyByte
    sCDKey = Chr(bKeyChars(nCur)) & sCDKey
    If ilByte Mod 5 = 0 And ilByte <> 0 Then sCDKey = "-" & sCDKey
  Next ilByte
  sGetXPCDKey = sCDKey
End Function

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Posted: 2003-06-01
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