Windows Product key is important if you want to activate the Windows, even though you already have an activated copy of Windows but you still need the product key in case you need to reinstall the Windows.

The Windows product key is actually stored in the registry which can be retrieved using command. If you are unable to find the Windows key, use this article will show you simple steps, commands and script to find and retrieve Windows 11 product key.

Find Product Key in Windows 11
Find Product Key in Windows 11
Find Product Key in Windows 11

Content Summary

Method 1: Use command prompt to execute SoftwareLicensingService class
Method 2: Use PowerShell to execute SoftwareLicensingService class
Method 3: Retrieve DigitalProductId Registry Key using VBScript
Method 4: Execute Get-ProductKey function with PowerShell script

Method 1: Use command prompt to execute SoftwareLicensingService class

Step 1: Click on the Search icon in the Taskbar to open Search box.

Step 2: Type cmd in the Search box.

Step…


Problem Symptom: User reported that OBS Studio fails to record game audio. In this article, we show you how to fix the issue where OBS Studio not capturing game audio on Windows 10.

How to fix OBS failed to capture game audio
How to fix OBS failed to capture game audio
How to fix OBS failed to capture game audio

Content Summary

Potential Causes
Solution 1: Disable all sound effects in Speaker Enhancements
Solution 2: Set Desktop Audio to Default
Solution 3: Verify Audio Track is correct

Potential Causes

  • Using multiple Audio Devices
  • OBS Studio pick up voice from microphone

Solution 1: Disable all sound effects in Speaker Enhancements

Step 1: Start OBS Studio.

Step 2: Click on the File > Settings.


This article will show you a simple workaround for how to download ISO of the latest Windows 11 build from Dev Channel using UUP Dump which retrieves the latest updates from Windows Update servers directly and convert the content from UUP(Unified Update Platform) packages to ISO format for easy installation.

Steps to Download Windows 11 ISO
Steps to Download Windows 11 ISO
Steps to Download Windows 11 ISO

Step 1: Visit UUP Dump official site.

Step 2: Click on the Downloads link located at the top left besides Home.


Problem Symptom: If you try to install Windows 11 Insider Preview on a PC that does not fulfill the minimum hardware requirements, the Windows Insider Program will display an error message as below:

Windows Insider Program
Your PC does not meet the minimum hardware requirements for Windows 11. Your channel options will be limited.

Windows Insider Program. Your PC does not meet the minimum hardware requirements for Windows 11. Your channel options will be limited.
Windows Insider Program. Your PC does not meet the minimum hardware requirements for Windows 11. Your channel options will be limited.
Windows Insider Program. Your PC does not meet the minimum hardware requirements for Windows 11. Your channel options will be limited.

If you try to install the new Windows 11 Insider Preview as a new OS using ISO, the error message as below will display:

Windows Setup
This PC can’t run Windows 11
This PC doesn’t meet the minimum requirements to install thise version of Windows. …


Windows 11 Insider Build has a new design to increase spacing between items showing in the folder.

How to Enable Compact View to Decrease Spacing Between Items on Windows 11?
How to Enable Compact View to Decrease Spacing Between Items on Windows 11?

Luckily there is an option called Compact view, which will decrease the spacing between items and allows users to cover more distance with the least amount of effort. This article will show you two methods to enable Compact view with increase spacing between the items in the folder.

Content Summary

Method 1: Using the View icon in the Menu bar
Method 2: Using Folder Options

Method 1: Using the View tab in the Menu bar

Step 1: Open a folder in Windows Explorer.

Step 2: Click on the Layout and view option (display as 4 horizontal lines stacking) on the menu bar.

Step 3: Click on the Compact view option. The spacing…


Microsoft Office 365 is a powerful platform that drives greater workplace productivity in complex, global, or remote work settings.

How to Optimize Service Delivery of Mission-Critical Office 365
How to Optimize Service Delivery of Mission-Critical Office 365
How to Optimize Service Delivery of Mission-Critical Office 365

As your organization grows and senior leaders (CxOs) outside of IT evolve into actively shaping cloud strategies in parallel, the complexity of your Microsoft investment now multiplies. This “rush to digital” creates a defining moment for CIOs. If strategic decisions are not in place upfront, then your digital transformations goals are comprised.

Microsoft environments are complex. As organizations grow, the complexity only multiplies, complete with lots of critical services, countless activity sources, massive amounts of data, and a need to reduce production risk ensuring it is all running well. …


In Windows 11, the default position of the Start button and other taskbar icons has been aligned to the center of the screen instead of the left as in the previous version of Windows. Furthermore, the Start menu and search menu open at the center of the screen.

How to Move Taskbar Icons Align to Left in Windows 11
How to Move Taskbar Icons Align to Left in Windows 11
How to Move Taskbar Icons Align to Left in Windows 11

There is a setting to change the default alignment of the taskbar in Windows 11. …


June 2021 update to the Microsoft Teams display including new wallpaper, live captions 1:1 calls, raise hand feature, Outlook contacts, advanced calling features, and DTMF in pre-call screen.

Microsoft Teams Displays Update on June 2021
Microsoft Teams Displays Update on June 2021

Content Summary

New Wallpapers for display screen
Live captions 1:1 calls
The presenter can unmute participants without “Raise Hand”
Microsoft Outlook Contacts will be available on Teams displays in read-only mode
Improved usability for advanced calling features
Support for DTMF in Pre-Call Screen

New Wallpapers for display screen

Feeling a new change? A new array of wallpapers are now available for use on Teams Devices in a variety of colors and designs. Select one based on your mood, the…


Microsoft has released Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Support Engineer Associate certification and Exam MS-740: Troubleshooting Microsoft Teams (beta). The Learning Path for the MS-740 exam will be available on June 30, 2021, and the MS-740 exam will be available in beta on July 8, 2021.

Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Support Engineer Associate Certification
Microsoft 365 Certified: Teams Support Engineer Associate Certification

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