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Is there a product key finder for a PC?

I'm preparing to do a fresh install of Windows 8 RTM and want to reinstall all my programs by hand. Is there an easy way to list apps and licenses currently installed?

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marked as duplicate by Canadian Luke, Scott Chamberlain, Sathya Aug 30 '12 at 8:14

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I wasn't just looking for keys; which would make this an exact duplicate. I was looking for a list of all installed programs. Belarc Advisor was the perfect answer. –  GollyJer Aug 31 '12 at 2:27

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I've had good experience with Belarc Advisor. It takes a while to run, but it's extremely thorough.

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Exactly what I needed. Creates an easily printable list. Thanks. –  GollyJer Aug 31 '12 at 2:28

licensecrawler works great - http://www.klinzmann.name/licensecrawler.htm

If you just want your Microsoft key and office winguggle takes 2 seconds to find it.


Hope that helps

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