Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder is one of the better free key finder program available. I highly recommend it.
While other very similar premium key finder programs are sold for upwards of $40 USD, Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder does everything you could expect a key finder tool to do - all for free.
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Important: Please read my Key Finder Programs FAQ for more information on key finder programs in general.
Note: This review is of Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder v188.8.131.52. Please let me know if there's a newer version I need to review.
More About Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder
Here are some more details on Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder, including what major operating system and software programs it finds product keys and serial numbers for:
Finds Keys for Other Software: Microsoft Office 2007, Office 2003, Office XP, and several non-Microsoft programs
- Product keys are found immediately - nothing to "run"
- Software package is very small making for a quick download
- Multiple options available to save product key (so you won't lose it again!)
- Finds product keys for many software programs, not just Windows
- The Windows registration information (local only) can be easily changed
- If you have the proper network access, you can identify the product keys on other PCs remotely
- MJB Keyfinder may incorrectly appear as a virus or Trojan to some antivirus programs
- Program tries to get you to install needless software during installation
- Does not find your Microsoft Office 2010+ product key
My Thoughts on Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder
The greatest thing about Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder, besides that fact that it's 100% free, is that it's very, very easy to use. You simply download the program, install it, and run it.
Almost immediately, Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder will display the Windows version you're running followed by the product key (also referred to as the CD key) that was used to install your operating system. If you own a Microsoft Office product, Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder will also provide the product key for that software too, along with the version you're running. It may even find product keys for other programs too!
The current version of Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder will also locate the product keys or serial numbers for MANY other software packages that store them in the Windows Registry. This includes Microsoft Office 2007, 2003 & XP, plus those for several non-Microsoft programs too! Their website says they find MS Office 2010 keys but my tests proved otherwise.
Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder also allows you to print or save to a file all found product keys.
Advanced users will appreciate the capability to easily change the local user registration information. Network users may find useful the fact that Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder can display product keys remotely for PCs on your network.
While you may not use Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder every day, it's nothing short of a life saver when you've lost a product key. I highly recommend Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder!
Important: The folks at Magical Jelly Bean also sell another key finder tool that finds product keys and serial numbers for more programs, plus adds some additional features. Before you buy that program, check out some of the other free key finder tools. One of them may do for free what you're after in this other program from Magical Jelly Bean.