Recover product keys and serial numbers for programs and games that are installed on your computer with this free app.
This program quickly scans your PC and finds product keys, serial numbers and registration details for Windows and a large variety of additional software and games. It will scan and display registration information for most Windows versions, most Office versions (Microsoft Office 2013, Office 2010, Office 2007, Office 2003, Office XP, Microsoft Money, Microsoft Works) and programs like Dragon, AutoCAD, Adobe, ACDSee, Corel, O & O, EA and PopCap games, VMWare and more.
SteroJo Key Finder is very easy to use. Download, install and run the program and one click displays all the licenses on your Windows computer. You can copy all the license keys or individual keys and save them as a text file. There are options to recover keys from current or external Windows directories or do a Deep Registry Scan.
Note: since SterJo Key Finder scans your registry to locate registration keys (similar activity to some malware), some anti-virus programs may flag the program as unsafe and some anti-virus programs may identify the authors site as having a PUP or other issue. Double check the result of your anti-virus programs results with other programs or online services, it's not unusual for anti-virus programs to report false positives and some anti-virus programs generate more false positives than others.
SterJo Key Finder runs on Windows 10 32/64 bit, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows 8 32/64 bit, Windows 7 32/64 bit, Windows Vista 32/64 bit, and Windows XP. There’s an installable and a portable version. The installable version is free of malware according to VirusTotal. The installable version has an ad during installation offering the option to download other software - uncheck the box if you aren't interested in the software.
The portable version returns some flags from VirusTotal and other sites. I believe they are false positives – the program tested clean on the security software I use but it’s good to make your own determination, if in doubt download the .exe version of the program.
Note that the author says there are some cases where Microsoft Office 2013 and 2016 keys can’t be recovered and has supplied a program that retrieves the last five digits of the license. If that should happen it might be a good idea to try another key finder program that can retrieve the whole key. (SterJo Key Finder is listed as one of the programs on the list).
SterJo Key Finder is the easiest to use key finder I've seen plus it finds keys from hundreds of non-Microsoft programs and games.
Key Finder is a simple to use, one click app to gather and store license keys from Windows and numerous other programs. If you’ve ever had to do a clean Windows installation and re-install software that has licenses you’ll appreciate having keys in one spot.
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