How to find my isual Studio License key?

minh tran 76 Reputation points

Hello Experts,
I would like to seek your help regarding my Visual Studio License key. I would like to know how to find
the licese key. I am new so I try to look into the registry as such


I get lost on I don't know where I need to go to look for the licensekey under Visual Studio -> 14.0.

Could you help?

Besides the looking at the registry , is there any other way to find the license key; for example, running a cmd line
or something ele that may you show me.

Thank you Experts for the helps.

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  1. Castorix31 80,906 Reputation points

    Licenses are in
    See VSKeyExtractor - Program.cs for the different versions

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  2. minh tran 76 Reputation points

    Thank you so much for the direction on where to look for the license key.
    I am having Visusal Studio 10 and Visual Studio 14.0. I see there are so many license key under Licenses


    I don't know which one that I need to look for Visual Studio 10.0 , and Visual Studio 14.0

    Many Thanks,

  3. minh tran 76 Reputation points

    Thank you so much.
    May I ask which license belong to VS 2010 and VS 2014 since there are so many of them in Hexadecimal and I can not figure out which Hexadecimal belong to VS 2010 and VS 2014

    Is it 096EFabb-6EBF ...?


  4. Anna Xiu-MSFT 23,141 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @minh tran ,

    As Castorix31 said, the 14.0 means the Visual Studio 2015, the license key of Visual Studio 2015 is 4D8CFBCB-2F6A-4AD2-BABF-10E28F6F2C8F.

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  5. minh tran 76 Reputation points

    Thank you so much for the Great help!
    I got the license key for my visual studio as shown below in my photo. Since I am new, I apolorize for asking a "Dumb question" regarding using this License key for a new installation of Visual Studio 2015 in a new machine.
    Can I use this license key 4D8CFBCB-2F6A-4AD2-BABF-10E28F6F2C8F for the new Visual Studio 2015 installation in my new machine ? If I can use this, would the license key 4D8CFBCB-2F6A-4AD2-BABF-10E28F6F2C8F always THE SAME on every new machines ?

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