Originally Posted by kazuki
well if you still have a computer that has the cd key you can find the cd key an keep using it, if not then your kinda sol, can always call microsoft an tell them the issue an see if they beleave you the cd key is on the booklet if you got it oem,or retail in the box right above the cd so if he throw the box why didnt the cd go with it?
On the wrapping, you should have gotten a sticker that goes on the chassis of the PC itself, and the key is on it. Do you still have that? You should, as it is a legal measure.
If not, call Microsoft. They aren't nasty people as some make them out to be. They will be very helpful for ya.