+ 0 Votes Maybe something line "Magical Jelly Bean"? wizard57m-cnet Moderator April 5, 2013 at 3:37am PST here's a link to search items, something may help from here... http://www.bing.com/search?q=read+Windows+product+key&form=IE8SRC&src=IE-SearchBox + 1 Votes Jellybean will work however, note the following conditions Who Am I Really April 5, 2013 at 5:26am PST an OEM VLK retrieved will be useless for reinstall the only way a VLK works is by using the OEM recovery media and you won't be prompted to enter the key from the COA only the following will be valid retrievals OEM System Builder key Retail FPP Key Retail Upgrade Key (in this case you'll need a previous version also) if your system came preinstalled then you have a VLK or an OEM System Builder Key if you have a laptop you will only have a VLK if you have a desktop from a major Mfg. Dell, HP, Compaq, Acer, etc. you will have a VLK if you have a whitebox / custom build desktop from a local shop you will have an OEM System Builder Key or a Retail FPP but most likely an OEM System Builder Key the only reason a laptop or a major mfg. PC unit would have anything other than a VLK is either because the OS was wiped / changed / replaced "upgraded / downgraded" installed / reinstalled from Retail FPP media, Upgrade media, or OEM System Builder media + 0 Votes Get the Win 7 product key from the OS. Zebee April 5, 2013 at 7:21am PST Download and install Belarc Advisor - run the program and it will give you all your system hardware/software information, including your os operating system product number. + 0 Votes SIW (System Information for Windows) mred69 April 6, 2013 at 3:42am PST SIW gives you more of info than you prolly ever wanted, including Software > Licenses, which should give you what you want. There is also a SIW Portable version available from PortableApps.com that you can put on a USB drive or a cloud drive for "carrying around." The PortableApps.com platform really is sweet and has a bunch of other portable diagnostic tools that you can carry with you.