Whenever we have to install new Windows or re-install Windows, a 25 letters genuine product key is needed for activation. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 7, or 8.1, product key is must. Although we get product key with our purchase of Windows, but what if you lost or forget Windows product key? There’s nothing to panic! In that time, you can use some free software that helps to find Windows product key in the installed operating system. “ShowKeyPlus” is one of those helpful software.
ShowKeyPlus helps to show Windows product key in Windows 10, 7, and 8.1 in just two mouse clicks. Yes! That’s right. This is a free and portable software that when executed shows product key on its interface.
Using this software has following benefits:
- Double-clicking the software opens its interface and shows the installed key for currently active operating system (Windows 10, 7, or 8.1).
- If you have installed multiple operating systems (known as Multi-booting), then the software can show Windows product keys of all those operating systems. Just use Next icon available on its interface to view the product key of other operating systems.
- You can export product key, product name, product ID, and OEM key information as plain text file.
What you see above is its simple interface where you can see Windows product key, OEM key (if present), product ID, and other information. You can either manually copy and paste product key or simply Save all information as TXT file.
This software can also help you retrieve key from backup (Hive files under Windows folder). But if you don’t have any backup, then you can simply use its interface to find Windows product key.
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An option to check product key is also available. You can use this option to check the edition of product key and also detect if your product key is valid or invalid.
So this is all about this software. I find it very helpful to check product key installed on Windows PC.
Windows OS is used by millions regularly. The latest OS, Windows 10, is also getting a lot better with new updates. Its most recent update (Creators Update) has brought a lot of interesting features. Still, the feature or option to view installed key is not available till now. Therefore, we have to look forward to 3rd party tools that can help us find Windows product key. And ShowKeyPlus is a simple solution for this. The best thing is that it is useful for Windows 10, 7, and 8.1. Try it.