Keyfinder Thing

Keyfinder Thing

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 50 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.1.6
  • Total Downloads:
    451,075
  • Date Added:
    August 04, 2006
  • File Size:
    195.58KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    761
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows Me/NT/2000/XP

Editors' Review

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Finding lost application install keys is quick and simple with this handy executable, a complete rewrite of a well-received earlier version. Keyfinder Thing's simple, easy-to-understand interface has Wizard-like efficiency. This application quickly scans your system registry for 90 supported software titles and displays product names and icons in the result window. Single-button clicks copy all keys to either a text or HTML file. While an earlier version found software keys in addition to the ones supported, this version covered only 90 specified titles. Network searches are no longer available, but program search speed has greatly improved. All users can easily use and benefit from this freeware, but network administrators will find it an important part of their toolbox.
 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.1

    out of 45 votes

    • 5 star 12
    • 4 star 10
    • 3 star 8
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 15
  • All Versions

    3.2

    out of 50 votes

    • 5 star 16
    • 4 star 10
    • 3 star 8
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 16
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  • 1 stars

    "Just Rubbish"

    February 28, 2014   |   By Roger2400

    Version: Keyfinder Thing 3.1.6

    Pros

    None at all apart from fast download

    Cons

    Found only 2 keys, one for office and other for windows....Both were incorrect

    Summary

    Don't waste your time with this one.

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  • 5 stars

    "Great Utility Program!"

    November 30, 2012   |   By alborgg

    Version: Keyfinder Thing 3.1.6

    Pros

    Got my Win 7 product key in about 3 seconds after installation.

    Cons

    None that I could see.

    Summary

    I don't understand the bad reviews- the software installed flawlessly and I was able to get my lost Win 7 product key immediately. To top it off, it's free. 5 stars to the programmer!

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  • 3 stars

    "It does what is is suppose to."

    September 26, 2012   |   By prbarry

    Version: Keyfinder Thing 3.1.6

    Pros

    It is fast and accurate.
    Easy to use within it's parameters.

    Cons

    You cannot select which drive you want to work with.

    I found this to be a big hole the program.

    I have 2 HD's and 2 CD/DVD drives that I use, and I want be able to start Keyfinder Thing 3.1.6 and then have it ask me where to go; C:, D:,E: F: J: and a multi Card Reader or whateverelse I might be using to keep programs on..

    Summary

    Very good but with limitations that will irk some users.

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  • 1 stars

    "Does not do what it says"

    September 17, 2012   |   By mistercrowley

    Version: Keyfinder Thing 3.1.6

    Pros

    There are no pros

    Cons

    Does not show anything other than my OS key... what POS

    Summary

    Magical Jelly bean Key finder with a new name. What a rip. Almost fraud and copyright infringement.

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  • 1 stars

    "Recovers A few More Keys than the Program "Product Key""

    August 26, 2012   |   By wwgorman

    Version: Keyfinder Thing 3.1.6

    Pros

    It does recover a few more keys than the Product Key but actually I have none on my computer and it is loaded. They appear to be mostly older programs that are now superseded by newer ones.

    Cons

    Doesn't recover enough to be worth the effort.

    They have another program for $25 that does recover more and that is called "Recover Keys." I doubt it is worth the price.I could see$5.95 but not $24.95.

    Summary

    Don't bother. Make a speadsheet in Excel and everytime you get a new program enter the product registration information. You'll be money ahead and have a better and more complete record.

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  • 1 stars

    "Does not work!!"

    March 15, 2012   |   By Cattus99

    Version: Keyfinder Thing 3.1.6

    Pros

    Easy to uninstall.

    Cons

    Doesn't work on W7 64 bit.

    Summary

    If this worked it would be nice. Only wasted 15 minutes of my life so I can't fault it toooo much.

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  • 5 stars

    "One that actually works!"

    March 13, 2012   |   By Strawb77

    Version: Keyfinder Thing 3.1.6

    Pros

    Worked fine on W7 64 bit.

    Cons

    None that I can see.

    Summary

    Great- I had tried several keyfinders, to no avail. Thanks to Matt for this utility!

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  • 1 stars

    "Did not work on Win7-64"

    February 19, 2012   |   By garylben

    Version: Keyfinder Thing 3.1.6

    Pros

    Easy to install

    Cons

    Did not work on Win7 64 version; includes easily missed bloatware "toolbar" for browser.

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  • 5 stars

    "Free and very easy to use."

    April 28, 2011   |   By barnlizard

    Version: Keyfinder Thing 3.1.6

    Pros

    Free. Very easy to use, highly recommended for Microsoft products.

    Cons

    Does not find keys to very many programs. You have to buy other software for more programs, which is okay if you only want the Microsoft keys.

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  • 1 stars

    "Worth the price."

    March 18, 2011   |   By ratseal

    Version: Keyfinder Thing 3.1.6

    Pros

    Free. With a side of free.

    Cons

    Didn't locate the Office 2007 install. Ran for a long time. SW does not allow user to point the application towards a specific drive letter or folder.

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    General
    Publisher Matt Chugg
    Publisher web site http://ychatsharp.com/kft/
    Release Date August 04, 2006
    Date Added August 04, 2006
    Version 3.1.6
    Category
    Category Utilities & Operating Systems
    Subcategory System Utilities
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows
    Additional Requirements Windows Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server, MS .NET FX 2.0
    Download Information
    File Size 195.58KB
    File Name keyfinderthing3.zip
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 451,075
    Downloads Last Week 761
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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