Windows 7 Home Premium Product Key

Posted on 2012-08-14
Last Modified: 2012-08-15
I have a problem with a PC that I built for a customer 18 months ago. At that time I was getting Operating system software and product keys from a store on the web. For the past year I have been getting all my operating systems from Anyway with this PC the customer can not find the operating system or the product key that I left her with the box that the motherboard info and drivers came in. Is there a program that I can use to extract the product key from the PC? I talked to Microsoft and they said that there is programs out there that could get the product key that was used when installing the OS. Anybody know what program that is?
Looks like if I can't get the key I will have to buy another key or OS .
Question by:bbbb2
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    Expert Comment

    For XP there was an app out there called KeyFinder. Maybe there is an updated version that can get it off for Windows 7.
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    Expert Comment

    Magic Jelly Bean Key Finder.
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    Accepted Solution

    Since the developer of MagicalJellyBean sold on their rights the version that recovers Windows 7 keys now requires payment.

    Consider ProduKey as a free alternative
    (comes in 32 & 64bit versions)

    Author Comment

    Worked great on my PC. I will be going  to customers house tomorrow and install it on hers to see if if works as well as it does on my PC.
    Thanks a lot,
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    Expert Comment

    Enchanted Keyfinder is the free replacement to the commercialized jellybean, made by some guys on SourceForge.

    Author Closing Comment

    Worked perfectly!

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