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How Do I Find My Sims Serial Number?

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Question: How Do I Find My Sims Serial Number?

Before you can install The Sims you'll need to find the serial number that came with the software. The Sims requires that you enter a unique serial number.

If you've lost your serial number, there is a way to find it as long as The Sims is still installed. You might be able to find your The Sims serial number if you've uninstalled the program but only if the serial number information was left in the Windows Registry.

The The Sims serial number is actually more of a product key than a serial number but as with most software, the terms are usually used interchangeably.

Answer: The best way to find your Sims serial number is with a product key finder program.

A free product key finder program will automatically search your computer's registry for your The Sims serial number and for product keys and serial numbers for your other software programs.

The product key finder program that I've confirmed will find your The Sims serial number is Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder. If it doesn't find your serial number, try one of the other key finder programs that I linked to above and then let me know it didn't work so I can keep this page updated.

Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder should find the serial number for at least the following versions of The Sims:

  • The Sims
  • The Sims: Living Large
  • The Sims: House Party
  • The Sims 2: Family Fun Stuff
  • The Sims 2: Glamour Life Stuff
  • The Sims 2: Nightlife
  • The Sims 2: Open for Business
  • The Sims 2: Pets
  • The Sims 2: Seasons
  • The Sims 2: University
  • The Sims 2: Mansion & Garden Stuff

Most product key finder programs are designed to find the product keys for operating systems like Windows XP or Windows Vista but some of them find product keys and serial numbers for several other programs too, including The Sims.

Important: You may have come across The Sims keygen programs or other kinds of The Sims cracks but keep in mind that these are not legal ways of obtaining serial numbers or product keys. The only legal way of installing this program is by using a valid The Sims serial number obtained through a legal purchase of the software.

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