Information collected

We are delighted that you have shown interest in our company. Data protection is of a particularly high priority for the management of the REACTEL, INC.  The use of the website pages of the REACTEL, INC. is possible without any indication of personal data; however, if user wants to utilize special services via our website forms, processing of personal data will be necessary. If the processing of personal data is necessary we generally obtain consent from the user.

As the controller, REACTEL, INC. has implemented numerous technical and organizational measures to ensure protection of personal data processed through this website. However, Internet-based data transmissions may in principle have security gaps, so absolute protection may not be guaranteed. For this reason, every user is free to transfer personal data to us via alternative means, e.g. by telephone.


What information do we collect?

REACTEL, INC. collects the following personal data in line with the use purposes explained in a subsequent section:

– Your name and contact details
– Information to process your request for a personalize RFQ
– Information about the device(s) you use
– Information about service usage
– Cookies
– Authentication data
– Location information
– Other information you provide to us

 Name and Address of the controller

REACTEL, INC.
8031 Cessna Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Tel: 301-519-3660
Fax: 301-519-2447
Email: reactel@reactel.com
Website: reactel.com

How do we use your information?

REACTEL, INC. uses (and, where specified, shares) your personal information for the following purposes:

To provide support or other services. REACTEL, INC. may use your personal information to provide you with support or other services that you have ordered or requested such as RFQ. REACTEL, INC. may also use your personal information to respond directly to your requests for information, including specific requests, or pass your contact information to the appropriate REACTEL, INC.  distributor or reseller for further follow-up related to your interests.

To provide information based on your needs and respond to your requests. REACTEL, INC. may use your personal information to provide you with notices of new product releases and service developments.

To administer products. REACTEL, INC. may contact you if you purchase products to confirm certain information about your order. We may also use this information to confirm compliance with licensing and other terms of use and may share it with your company/institution.

To communicate with you about a meeting, conference, or event. 
We may communicate with you about a meeting, conference, or event hosted or co-sponsored by REACTEL, INC. or one of our business associates. This may include information about the event’s content, event logistics, payment, updates, and additional information related to the event.

To update you on relevant REACTEL, INC. benefits, programs, and opportunities. REACTEL, INC. may communicate with you regarding relevant REACTEL, INC.  benefits, programs, and opportunities available to you.

To engage with third parties. REACTEL, INC.  may share your personal data with third parties in connection with services that these individuals or entities perform for or with REACTEL, INC. These third parties are restricted from using this data in any way other than to provide services for REACTEL, INC. or for the collaboration in which they and REACTEL, INC.  are contractually engaged (for example, hosting an REACTEL, INC.  database or engaging in data processing on REACTEL, INC.’s behalf, or mailing you information that you requested). These third parties are carefully selected by REACTEL, INC. and obligated to keep your data secure. From time to time, we may also share your information with third parties whom we think might provide content, products, or services of interest to you.

Collection of general data and information

REACTEL, INC.  automatically records the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of visitors. The IP address is a unique number assigned to every computer on the internet. Generally, an IP address changes each time you connect to the internet (it is a “dynamic” address). Note, however, that if you have a broadband connection, depending on your individual circumstance, the IP address that we collect may contain information that could be deemed identifiable. This is because, with some broadband connections, your IP address doesn’t change (it is “static”) and could be associated with your personal computer.

As well as recording the IP addresses of users, REACTEL, INC.  may also keep track of sites that users visited immediately prior to visiting REACTEL, INC.’s website and the search terms they used to find it. We keep track of the pages visited on REACTEL, INC. ‘s website, the amount of time spent on those pages and the types of searches done on them. Your searches remain confidential and anonymous. REACTEL, INC.  uses this information only for statistical purposes to find out which pages users find most useful and to improve the website.

REACTEL, INC.  also captures and stores information that you transmit. This may include:

  • Browser/Device type/version
  • Operating system used
  • Media Access Control (MAC) address
  • Date and time of the server request
  • Volume of data transferred

When using these general data and information, the REACTEL, INC. does not draw any conclusions about the user. Rather, this information is needed to (1) deliver the content of our website correctly, (2) optimize the content of our website, (3) ensure the long-term viability of our information technology systems and website technology.

External links behavior

Some of REACTEL, INC.’s website pages link to other sites created and maintained by other public- and/or private-sector organizations. REACTEL, INC.   provides these links solely for your information and convenience. When you transfer to an outside website, you are leaving the REACTEL, INC. domain, and REACTEL, INC.’s information management policies no longer apply. REACTEL, INC. encourages you to read the privacy statement of each external website that you visit before you provide any personal data.

Data protection provisions about the application and use of Google Analytics (with anonymization function)

On this website, the controller has integrated the component of Google Analytics (with the anonymizer function). Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Web analytics is the collection, gathering, and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. A web analysis service collects, inter alia, data about the website from which a person has come (the so-called referrer), which sub-pages were visited, or how often and for what duration a sub-page was viewed. Web analytics are mainly used for the optimization of a website and in order to carry out a cost-benefit analysis of Internet advertising.

The operator of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, United States.

The purpose of the Google Analytics component is to analyze the traffic on our website. Google uses the collected data and information, inter alia, to evaluate the use of our website and to provide online reports, which show the activities on our websites, and to provide other services concerning the use of our website for us.

Google Analytics places a cookie on the information technology system of the user. The definition of cookies is explained above. With the setting of the cookie, Google is enabled to analyze the use of our website. With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by the controller and into which a Google Analytics component was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the user will automatically submit data through the Google Analytics component for the purpose of online advertising and the settlement of commissions to Google. During the course of this technical procedure, the enterprise Google gains knowledge of personal information, such as the IP address of the user, which serves Google, inter alia, to understand the origin of visitors and clicks, and subsequently create commission settlements.

The cookie is used to store personal information, such as the access time, the location from which the access was made, and the frequency of visits of our website by the user. With each visit to our website such personal data, including the IP address of the Internet access used by the user, will be transmitted to Google in the United States of America. These personal data are stored by Google in the United States of America. Google may pass these personal data collected through the technical procedure to third parties.

The user may, as stated above, prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding adjustment of the web browser used and thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Such an adjustment to the Internet browser used would also prevent Google Analytics from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the user. In addition, cookies already in use by Google Analytics may be deleted at any time via a web browser or other software programs.

In addition, the user has the possibility of objecting to a collection of data that are generated by Google Analytics, which is related to the use of this website, as well as the processing of this data by Google and the chance to preclude any such. For this purpose, the user must download a browser add-on under the link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and install it. This browser add-on tells Google Analytics through a JavaScript, that any data and information about the visits of Internet pages may not be transmitted to Google Analytics. The installation of the browser add-ons is considered an objection by Google. If the information technology system of the user is later deleted, formatted, or newly installed, then the user must reinstall the browser add-ons to disable Google Analytics. If the browser add-on was uninstalled by the user or any other person who is attributable to their sphere of competence, or is disabled, it is possible to execute the reinstallation or reactivation of the browser add-ons.

Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ and under http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html. Google Analytics is further explained under the following Link https://www.google.com/analytics/.

Data protection provisions about the application and use of LinkedIn

The controller has integrated components of the LinkedIn Corporation on this website. LinkedIn is a web-based social network that enables users with existing business contacts to connect and to make new business contacts. Over 400 million registered people in more than 200 countries use LinkedIn. Thus, LinkedIn is currently the largest platform for business contacts and one of the most visited websites in the world.

The operating company of LinkedIn is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court Mountain View, CA 94043, UNITED STATES. For privacy matters outside of the UNITED STATES LinkedIn Ireland, Privacy Policy Issues, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland, is responsible.

With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by the controller and on which a LinkedIn component (LinkedIn plug-in) was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the user is automatically prompted to the download of a display of the corresponding LinkedIn component of LinkedIn. Further information about the LinkedIn plug-in may be accessed under https://developer.linkedin.com/plugins. During the course of this technical procedure, LinkedIn gains knowledge of what specific sub-page of our website was visited by the user.

If the user is logged in at the same time on LinkedIn, LinkedIn detects with every call-up to our website by the user—and for the entire duration of their stay on our website—which specific sub-page of our Internet page was visited by the user. This information is collected through the LinkedIn component and associated with the respective LinkedIn account of the user. If the user clicks on one of the LinkedIn buttons integrated on our website, then LinkedIn assigns this information to the personal LinkedIn user account of the user and stores the personal data.

LinkedIn receives information via the LinkedIn component that the user has visited our website, provided that the user is logged in at LinkedIn at the time of the call-up to our website. This occurs regardless of whether the person clicks on the LinkedIn button or not. If such a transmission of information to LinkedIn is not desirable for the user, then he or she may prevent this by logging off from their LinkedIn account before a call-up to our website is made.

LinkedIn provides under https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls the possibility to unsubscribe from e-mail messages, SMS messages and targeted ads, as well as the ability to manage ad settings. LinkedIn also uses affiliates such as Eire, Google Analytics, BlueKai, DoubleClick, Nielsen, Comscore, Eloqua, and Lotame. The setting of such cookies may be denied under https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy. The applicable privacy policy for LinkedIn is available under https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy. The LinkedIn Cookie Policy is available under https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy.

Data protection provisions about the application and use of Twitter

On this website, the controller has integrated components of Twitter. Twitter is a multilingual, publicly-accessible microblogging service on which users may publish and spread so-called ‘tweets,’ e.g. short messages, which are limited to 280 characters. These short messages are available for everyone, including those who are not logged on to Twitter. The tweets are also displayed to so-called followers of the respective user. Followers are other Twitter users who follow a user’s tweets. Furthermore, Twitter allows you to address a wide audience via hashtags, links or retweets.

The operating company of Twitter is Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, UNITED STATES.

With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by the controller and on which a Twitter component (Twitter button) was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the user is automatically prompted to download a display of the corresponding Twitter component of Twitter. Further information about the Twitter buttons is available under https://about.twitter.com/de/resources/buttons. During the course of this technical procedure, Twitter gains knowledge of what specific sub-page of our website was visited by the user. The purpose of the integration of the Twitter component is a retransmission of the contents of this website to allow our users to introduce this web page to the digital world and increase our visitor numbers.

If the user is logged in at the same time on Twitter, Twitter detects with every call-up to our website by the user and for the entire duration of their stay on our website which specific sub-page of our Internet page was visited by the user. This information is collected through the Twitter component and associated with the respective Twitter account of the user. If the user clicks on one of the Twitter buttons integrated on our website, then Twitter assigns this information to the personal Twitter user account of the user and stores the personal data.

Twitter receives information via the Twitter component that the user has visited our website, provided that the user is logged in on Twitter at the time of the call-up to our website. This occurs regardless of whether the person clicks on the Twitter component or not. If such a transmission of information to Twitter is not desirable for the user, then he or she may prevent this by logging off from their Twitter account before a call-up to our website is made.

The applicable data protection provisions of Twitter may be accessed under https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en.

Cookies

The Internet pages of the REACTEL, INC. use cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser.

Many websites and servers use cookies. Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. A cookie ID is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a character string through which Internet pages and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored. This allows visited websites and servers to differentiate the individual browser of the user from other Internet browsers that contain other cookies. A specific Internet browser can be recognized and identified using the unique cookie ID.

Through the use of cookies, the REACTEL, INC. can provide the users of this website with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting.

The user may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies through our website by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used, and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. If the user deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.

Tracking cookies, third-party cookies, and other technologies such as may be used to process additional information, enable non-core functionalities on the REACTEL, INC. website and enable third-party functions (such as a social media “share” link).

Responses to legal requests

REACTEL, INC. reserves the right to share your information to respond to duly authorized information requests of governmental authorities or where required by law.

In the event of bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The promises in this privacy policy will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity.

Your European Union privacy rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation EU 2016/679) (also known as GDPR), if you are an individual protected by the GDPR you may have certain rights as a data subject.  To request information about or avail yourself of those rights, please send an email to reactel@reactel.com with “GDPR Request” in the subject line. In the email please describe, with specificity, the GDPR right you are requesting assistance with.  Please note additional information may be requested prior to initiation of a request and that REACTEL, INC. reserves the right to charge a fee with respect to certain requests.  Upon REACTEL, INC’s completion of its review you will be notified if your request has been granted, denied, or exemptions apply.

How can you control your information?

You can control the information we have about you and how we use by contacting us and requesting to be removed from our databases:

REACTEL, INC.
8031 Cessna Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Tel: 301-519-3660
Fax: 301-519-2447
Email: reactel@reactel.com
Website: reactel.com

Personal data about minors and children

REACTEL, INC.  does not knowingly collect data from or about children under 16 without the permission of parent(s)/guardian(s). If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under 16, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under age 16, please contact us.

How will you know if the Privacy Policy is changed? 

REACTEL, INC.   may update its Privacy Policy from time to time. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

How do I contact you if there is an issue?

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or about the use of your personal information, please feel free to contact us by email at reactel@reactel.com.

Contact Information:
REACTEL, INC.
8031 Cessna Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Tel: 301-519-3660
Fax: 301-519-2447
Email: reactel@reactel.com
Website: reactel.com

Date: May 25, 2018

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If you’ve ever paid for a shareware application or subscription, you know the drill. Serial keys in the form of plain-text strings or files are pretty much the universal standard.

The web has evolved in a way that should make it relatively easy for you to track down any keys you’ve paid for, be it by searching through your Gmail account or emailing the vendor directly, but that takes time. If you ever lose one of these keys, the preferred solution should (obviously) be to find it for yourself!

Those keys live inside your hard drive. Anything downloaded, uploaded, typed and sent, saved and stored exists somewhere on your hard drive. You’ve just got to know where to find it. That being said, let’s look at three portable applications that ought to make finding those keys a little easier for you.

A Quick Note on Key Finders

Are They Malware?

Key finders from reputable developers are legit software. Unfortunately, malware kits often come packaged with them. There are a variety of reasons for this. In the wrong hands, an attacker can steal your license keys in order to sell bootleg copies. And a key finder is the easiest way to steal your keys.

Because of this association, key finders often show up as false positives on malware scans. So if you scan one of these apps and it shows up as potential malware, it might be an error. I went ahead and scanned each website for potential malware. Aside from some hits for hosting key finders, I saw no potential threats.

Windows 10 Keys

Computers upgraded from Windows 7 or 8 to 10 receive a generic serial key. The generic key (which you don’t need to back up) is sometimes as follows:

Windows 10 Home:  YTMG3-N6DKC-DKB77-7M9GH-8HVX7
Windows 10 Home:  SL- BT79Q-G7N6G-PGBYW-4YWX6-6F4BT
Windows 10 Pro: VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T

Microsoft uses a different method of authenticating your Windows 10 PC, based on a unique hardware ID code. However, if you purchased a Windows 10 license Everything You Should Know About Windows Product Keys Everything You Should Know About Windows Product Keys 25 characters govern your Windows system. Your product key is worth $100 or more, whether or not you upgraded to Windows 10. We explain what you can and can't do with your Windows license. Read More or own a computer with Windows 10 preinstalled, then you will have a unique ID key.

1. Magical Jellybean KeyFinder

Magical Jellybean KeyFinder (MJKF) is the industry standard in key recovery. In fact, many of today’s key finders use code from MJKF, with only minor aesthetic modifications.

MJKF’s portable executable is dead simple. Just download the application and run it. It automatically scans your registry for 300 different kinds of product keys, including Microsoft Office and Windows. However, if you want a complete key recovery suite, you’ve got to pay. MJKF is the free version of Recover Keys. At $30, Recover Keys is among the more expensive key recovery apps. It does cover over 8,000 different programs, though.

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Another great feature of MKJF is its ability to store keys as a text file. Just select File > Save As and choose the file name and save location.

2. LicenseCrawler

LicenseCrawler offers far more depth than MJKF. It does a complete scan of your registry and throws in extra features like batch processing and tools for saving keys in different formats.

However, there are a few tricks. First (after downloading and unzipping the archive), you must run the executable as an administrator. Right-click on LicenseCrawler.exe and choose Run as administrator from the context menu.

3 Portable Applications to Help You Find Serial Keys on Your Windows PC licensecrawler example admin 670x239

Upon launching LicenseCrawler, you’ll see a disclaimer doormat. Read the portion at the bottom. In order to progress, you must click on the right numbered button. It changes each time you start the program. In this case, the number to press is three.

3 Portable Applications to Help You Find Serial Keys on Your Windows PC licensecrawler splash page

After clicking through a couple disclaimers, you’ll see the following interface:

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LicenseCrawler offers network support. That means you can search for keys on another computer connected to your network. Other than that, I recommend scanning using the default options you can see in the above screenshot (assuming you’re on a 64-bit system). You may find the white list or black list features useful, but the default settings work best for the average user.

Click the Search button to begin your scan. You should get a popup similar to the following:

serial key app

Unfortunately, LicenseCrawler isn’t entirely free. You have to watch a short text-based ad. On the positive side, it doesn’t automatically install potentially unwanted programs (how to remove malware Easily Remove Aggressive Malware With These 7 Tools Easily Remove Aggressive Malware With These 7 Tools Typical free anti-virus suites will only be able to get you so far when it comes to exposing and deleting malware. These seven utilities will weed out and remove malicious software for you. Read More ). Please note: You cannot disable the ad by clicking on Disable this Screen.

From here, LicenseCrawler scans your registry for keys. To start a search, click on Start Search on the bottom left side of the screen.

Even though it can scan the entirety of your registry, again, it’s best to have a range of solutions in case one fails you.

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After the scan completes, you can check the File or Tools menus to save, encrypt, and encode or decode LicenseCrawler dumps.

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3. SterJo Key Finder

Last, but certainly not least, is SterJo Key Finder. SterJo provides scans for keys immediately after you launch it. From what I can tell, it offers the same level of comprehensiveness as MJBF.

However, it benefits from having an improved user interface. On top of that, it receives regular updates — the last version of the app released in 2017. Most important, though, is that the app’s developer also lists all the software that it’s capable of finding.

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On the other hand, if SterJo isn’t for you, I recommend NirSoft’s ProduKey. It’s designed only for finding Windows and Office keys, but it does that job admirably.

What’s the Best Key Finder?

None of these three solutions are perfect. There’s no single program that will reveal 100% of your product keys. Nonetheless, they may be able to get the job done where your memory, email, or printed documents have failed. It’s good to have these options.

Also, please be advised that these applications are safe and virus-free. I’m sure you can imagine why many anti-virus applications would see an application that reveals serial keys 3 Ways to Recover Serial Numbers in Windows 3 Ways to Recover Serial Numbers in Windows Looking for your Windows product key? Lost the serial number of a premium software? We show you how to recover your license keys with free tools. Read More and crawls sensitive system areas as malicious. It is simply a false positive.

Let me know what you think of these key finders in the comments!

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  1. Anonymous
    October 2, 2015 at 8:31 pm

    i have upgraded my windows 8.1 to Windows 10 . if i use this product key finder and move back to windows 8.1 , can i use this key to get original activated windows 8.1?

  2. Eloh
    February 24, 2015 at 9:50 pm

    Avg found this as Open Candy and removed it

  3. Justice Lord
    January 11, 2015 at 8:38 am

    Thanks. Because of this I solved my Windows CD Key problem.

  4. ice manx
    January 24, 2013 at 6:02 pm

    Thats why if you need to use these you may as well reformat and start from scatch

    always keep KEYS written down and away safe for later use

    I keep many many serials on a flash drive so I know it safe and keep HARD Copies for later reference

  5. hotdoge3
    January 11, 2013 at 12:45 am

    http://www.piriform.com/speccy/builds

    from Ccleaner take your pick Speccy - Portable is best for me

  6. Darrell Thomas
    January 3, 2013 at 11:18 pm

    thanks

  7. Raman Bathina
    January 3, 2013 at 6:19 am

    Nice tools to recover lost and forgotten passwords and these are useful in risky situations.

  8. Mordred
    December 30, 2012 at 7:00 pm

    Why cracking (ugly) softwares when we have GNU/Linux and a lot of others GNU softwares, full free, for 0$ ?

    Are you crazy ?

  9. Ashwin Divakaran
    December 29, 2012 at 10:39 am

    These apps are mainly used in pirating Windows!!

    • S Hibbs
      December 31, 2012 at 6:07 pm

      I'm sure some people might use this to pirate software. However, when you've moved a few times, have your computer crash, have the install CD, but failed to write the key on the CD, it's nice to have a way to not have to buy the program again...

    • S Hibbs
      December 31, 2012 at 6:09 pm

      Can anyone recommend a keyfinder program for Mac?

  10. Dave Feland
    December 28, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    Try Belarc Advisor at belarc.com - it will tell you all the keys for all software and OS's, as well as a full and VERY detailed information sheet. It finds hardware s/n's, installed hardware id's, it'll even tell you what memory is in what slots on the motherboard - saves opening the box! Free download for non-commercial use.

    • Craig Snyder
      January 9, 2013 at 9:57 pm

      Thanks for the share!

  11. dragonmouth
    December 28, 2012 at 8:20 pm

    FWIW, there is also Ophcrack from Sourceforge.com.

  12. Thomas Petrucha
    December 28, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    ... yup for some reasons it´ll be useful ;)

  13. Chew Jian Yue
    December 28, 2012 at 3:59 am

    I don't think I need this at all.

    • Ole Funch
      December 28, 2012 at 7:34 am

      I'm with you, BUT IF it should be nessecary I would use SIW, which brings all the info's I need.

  14. Anonymous
    December 28, 2012 at 2:48 am

    that's why i use Linux.. he he

    • EdmarJohn SanDiego
      January 3, 2013 at 1:18 pm

      what linux do you use?

  15. Rohit Jhawer
    December 28, 2012 at 2:34 am

    This is a nice post i was looking for something like this.

  16. Dane Morgan
    December 28, 2012 at 1:40 am

    I've been storing my keys as encrypted notes in Roboform for a couple years now. Makes them very easy to find, very manageable, secure and accessible everywhere.

  17. Richard Steven Hack
    December 28, 2012 at 12:56 am

    I'm not sure how well these work on Windows 8. Reportedly many key finder utilities on 8 do not find the real key, but merely the install key which is different from the activation key. The actual activation process is different in 8 than previous Windows versions.

    What I really need is a freeware program that finds keys for more than Windows and Office - things like Adobe products. Belarc Advisor finds some of them, especially keys for Adobe Premiere and the like. But there doesn't appear to be any free product that finds keys for dozens or hundreds of programs. There are paid versions that allegedly do but I'm wary of paying for something that may not do the job.

    Still, for Windows XP and Windows 7 at least, the above tools do the job.

    • Giggity Goebbels
      December 30, 2012 at 12:17 am

      Complete agree

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