Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder v2.0.10.13

Review of the free key finder tool

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Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder is one of the better free key finder program available. 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.

If you're ready to reinstall a piece of software but you can't find your product key or serial number, Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder can probably help.

If you're in a hurry or already convinced, skip this review and see the complete step-by-step guide to using Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder.

Please read the Key Finder Programs FAQ for more information on key finder programs in general.

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:

Magic Jelly Bean is excellent at finding keys for Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 98, and Windows 95.

It can even be used to find keys for specific software programs, such as Microsoft Office (2007, 2003, Office XP) and several non-Microsoft programs

Pros:

  • Product keys are found immediately — nothing to "run."
  • The software package is very small making for a quick and easy 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.

Cons:

  • MJB Keyfinder may incorrectly appear as a virus or Trojan to some antivirus programs.
  • The program tries to get you to install needless software during installation (this can be common among any free software).
  • 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 our last tests have proved otherwise. It's still worth a shot if you're in a bind, after all, it's completely free!

Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder lets you print or save to a file (TXT or CSV) all found product keys. You can also just copy the text right out of the program.

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. We highly recommend Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder!

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.