Retrieving Lost Game Keys

Jul 1st 2014 at 10:08 PM

Games offer players a unique entertainment experience. With extraordinary visuals and graphics, realistic sounds and engaging storylines, they can provide gamers with a completely immersive experience. This is why they are constantly growing in popularity.

Every gamer has faced the annoying problem of losing a game key at least once in their life. After installing, they can get caught up in the game and lose track of the DVD box that has the key. Or someone throws away the box ‘accidently’. Almost every game now requires a key to install or play. This really puts a wrench in the plans of gamers. You run the game to have a good time, and you are faced with the dreaded prompt screen, “Enter your game key please”.

The next time you face a similar situation, you can remember the following options to solve this irksome issue:

Option #1

Windows keeps a record of every game you have ever installed. So, in some dark and dank corner of your operating system, there is a copy of your game key just floating around, waiting to be discovered. There are some shareware applications available of Windows operating system which can help you retrieve lost game keys.

These softwares let you scan your computer for installed games and retrieve their serials. But remember that you will have to purchase the full version of the program to view the whole key. And these softwares are not compatible with every game.

Option #2

This is by far the best option; you can purchase lost activation codes from websites like They offer legitimate serials and keys for all sorts of games. You can easily buy the key that you have lost in an affordable price. And for future convenience, you can start buying your games online by purchasing keys and downloading them. You can keep a record of your keys on your PC and keep a print out as well.

Option #3

As a last resort, you can venture into the dark corners of your operating system and retrieve your serials. But this is only for people who know their way around their system’s registry. Open up regedit in Windows and get to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareWow6432Node (for 64-bit OS). You will see a folder with the name of the game or developer. This folder will have a registry entry of your game code.

Use these options to retrieve the game keys you have lost. To make sure that you never lose the serial keys again, purchase a game key online and download the game from official servers.

Company Introduction is a distributor of game activation codes – based in Gibraltar. They offer gamers keys and codes at very reasonable prices. When you purchase game keys from them, there are no worries about DVDs and boxes; the only necessary element is the game key. Keys and serials of many popular games can be bought from and registered directly. The games can then be downloaded from official servers. All available games are online capable, unused and bought stock.

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