After thinking about it for days and days, you finally made up your mind: you will format your PC with Windows 8.1 installed. If by doing so you think you'll solve all the various and possible problems you're experiencing using your computer, you're really doing well, I can't tell you more. However, if you are here right now reading this guide, it is most likely because you can no longer find the email or the leaflet indicating the Product Key of your copy of the operating system. If things really are like this, however, you have no reason to worry, I can give you a hand on How to find Product Key Windows 8.1.
By resorting to the use of some programs designed for this purpose and by carrying out a few specific steps on your operating system in question, finding the Windows 8.1 Product Key becomes possible and is also very simple. How do you say? Are you afraid of failing? But no, you don't have to worry! Contrary to appearances, finding Product Key Windows 8.1 is a real walk, trust me.
So if you are interested in finding out what are the steps to take to be able to find the Windows 8.1 Product Key, I suggest you take a few minutes of free time, sit comfortably in front of your computer and concentrate on reading the information I am about to give you. Are you ready? Yes? Great, then let's get started.
How to fin Product Key Windows 8.1 with Lazesoft Windows Key Finder
If you intend to find the Windows 8.1 Product Key, I suggest you first of all resort to the use of Lazesoft Windows Key Finder. It is a free and open source application to find Product Keys for Windows 8.1 but also for all other versions of the Microsoft operating system and Office. The program does not require installations to function and also allows you to export and print the codes it finds.
To find Windows 8.1 product key with Lazesoft Windows Key Finder click here to connect to the official web page of the software and then press the button Free Download Now and wait for the download procedure to start and finish.
Once the download is complete, double click on the file WindowsKeyFinder.exe that has just been downloaded and wait for the software window to open. Once the Lazesoft Windows Key Finder window is displayed, the Windows 8.1 product key should be shown to you on the screen, under the heading Windows 8.1 in the box located on the left side.
Depending on your needs, you can then choose to save the serial number in a text file by pressing the button Save or you can print it immediately by simply clicking on Print.
How to find Product Key Windows 8.1 con NirSoft ProduKey
If the software to find Windows 8.1 Product Key that I have already suggested was not to your liking and therefore you are still looking for a solution that allows you to view the serial number of the operating system, I invite you to try NirSoft ProduKey. It is one of the most famous programs belonging to this genre that allows you to find Product Key Windows 8.1 but also the serial number of other Windows operating systems and products of the Office family. Note that the program does not allow you to view the desired information if you use Microsoft Volume Licensing.
To find Product Key Windows 8.1 with NirSoft ProduKey the first thing you need to do is click here so that you can immediately connect to the official website of the software. Then scroll to the bottom of the web page that is shown to you and then click on the link Download ProduKey (In Zip file). Then wait a few moments for the download of the package in ZIP format containing the program to be first started and then completed, then open the file produkey.zip, extract the contents to any folder and run the executable ProduKey.exe.
So wait for the program window to open and once it is displayed on the desktop you will find the Windows 8.1 Product Key next to the item Windows 8.1 at the column Product Key.
Now that you have managed to find the Windows 8.1 Product Key to be able to save it as a text file, select it with the key combination Ctrl+A and then click on the floppy disk icon located at the top left. If instead of saving the Product Key you want to copy it to the Windows clipboard, right-click on it and then select the item Copy Product Key from the menu that is shown to you. Then paste the obtained serial using the key combination CTRL+Vwhere you deem it most appropriate.
How to find Product Key Windows 8.1 con Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder
Another great tool by which you can find Product Key Windows 8.1 is without a doubt Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder. It is a free program that recovers the serial number of the operating system directly from the Windows registry. Its use is extremely simple and possibly it is also available in a paid version including some extra features. In order to be used, the program requires a quick installation.
To find Windows 8.1 Product Key with Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder you must first download the software on the computer you intend to act on. To do this click here so that you can immediately connect to the Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder main web page and then press the button Download that you find placed next to the item Installer v22.214.171.124 (1.1 Mb) and wait for the program to download to your computer.
Once the download is complete, double click on the file KeyFinderInstaller.exe, then press on Si and subsequently on NEXT. Then put the check mark next to the item I accept the agreement and then click the button again NEXT three times in a row. Press now on the box next to the item Custom Installation (Advanced) remove the two tit signs from the boxes below in order to avoid installation of additional and unwanted programs on your computer and then click on NEXT. To finish, press on first install and then on the button Finish.
When installation is complete, start the program, select the item Windows 8.1 from the left column of the window of the same and in the right part you will find the serial number next to the item CD Key:.
If you wish, you can save the data indicated in a text file or you can print it by pressing on the item Fillet attached to the program window and then clicking, respectively, on Save As or on Print….
Find serial number
If instead of finding the Windows 8.1 Product Key you are interested in discovering the serial number you can act directly from your computer without resorting to the use of extra resources or "witchcraft" of various kinds. All you need to do is access the appropriate section of Control Panel.
Note: In case you were wondering, the Windows serial number is a number that is generated after the operating system has been successfully installed. Serial numbers are used by Microsoft Product Support Services to identify the product when customers contact Microsoft for support. Thus, the serial number differs from the product key in that the latter is a unique combination of numbers and letters that is used during the installation of Microsoft software to "unlock" or open the product.
In order to find the serial number of Windows 8.1 the first thing you need to do is therefore to press the button Home attached to the system tray of the operating system, type control panel in the search field located at the top right of the Start screen and then press on the first result that is shown to you.
In the window that will open at this point, click on System and security, then presses on the item System and scroll the screen that is shown to you at this point until you locate the section Windows activation.
Now locate the entry Serial number: and take note of the set of numbers and letters that is shown next to you… that is the Windows 8.1 serial number!
Unfortunately the copy and paste function is disabled for this section of Windows but you can still write the serial number of the operating system on a post-it or you can type it "by hand" by creating a new text file on Windows 8.1. Subsequently, remember to keep the data obtained with extreme care.