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Archive for November, 2006

Find a lost Windows product key

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Find a lost Windows product key
For older versions of Windows you can extract the product key from the Windows Registry. Click Start | Run and then type regedit and click OK.

For Windows 95 and Windows 98, browse to this key:

For Windows NT 4.0, browse to this key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProductID

Written by Y.

November 29th, 2006 at 4:28 pm

Posted in Testing

Outsourcing In China

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ComputerWorld story: Outsourcing in China
Most providers target the burgeoning domestic market, but a few offer a hybrid approach that appeals to the West.

IDC analyst Eugene Wee says that the Chinese outsourcing market is growing at about 30% annually but was still worth only $586 million at the end of 2005.

Trombly and Marcus are freelance business and technology writers based in Shanghai. Contact them at and

Written by Y.

November 11th, 2006 at 12:14 am

Posted in Business,China