Linux – Retrieve Windows OEM/BIOS key

Most laptops come with Windows license, but if you run Linux variant as your primary OS, you can still use the Windows OEM activation in VirtualBox, kvm, or what ever virtualization tool you use.

To retrieve the product key in bios.

sudo xxd /sys/firmware/acpi/tables/MSDM

Key will show at the end of the output

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