How to: Locate the Visual Studio Product Key
Updated: September 1, 2016
You may want to locate the product key for Visual Studio when you are working with customer support, upgrading from a trial version, or updating your own records.
To find the product key for Visual Studio
Look for the product key in one of these locations:
On the installation media (if applicable).
On the My.VisualStudio.com website.
Documentation or other communication from the vendor from whom you purchased the software.