Although there are differences between the CDs of different editions of Windows XP, there's never anything on the...
CD itself that you could use to determine its CD key.
If you have Windows XP running and want to find out what product key was used for that installation, a freeware program called ProduKey can help you find that information. The utility recovers Windows XP product key information for Microsoft Office as well.
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