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How do i find my guid number?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by funky munky, May 9, 2006.

  1. funky munky

    funky munky Staff Sergeant

    Please help.
  2. Clark_Kent

    Clark_Kent MajorGeek

    More information please ???
  3. Bold Eagle

    Bold Eagle MajorGeek

    Help with what how to define your problem so others can offer assistance?
  4. DavidGP

    DavidGP MajorGeeks Forum Administrator - Grand Pooh-Bah Staff Member

    Funky, wants to know how to read his Globally Unique Identifier or GUID, which XP as an OS uses for many things, including Activation.

    Other software also use GUIDs that I know of in ORACLE and NOVELL.

    TBH ( and I maybe wrong ) but it would be a nightmare to find a specific GUID as they are allocated for all sorts of things from ActiveX controls to the XP Activation, plus they are random generated codes!
  5. Mada_Milty

    Mada_Milty MajorGeek

    Geeze, there's no reason to be harsh! funky munky is most likely referring to the windows GUID (although there are others), which is found in the registry. Most System Information utilities will tell you, but it is stored in the registry if they don't.
  6. funky munky

    funky munky Staff Sergeant

    Thank you for the help i found a program called sandra that did the trick.

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