Recover vista product key from backup hard drive

Hello, here is my problem. I copied my hard drive using the windows backup program. Is there any way i can recover my vista product key from the backup hard drive? The reason i need to is i installed a new mobo/cpu and used a friends copy of vista to reinstall because i didnt have a disk and lost my key but had an activated windows. i tried magic jellybean finder but it wont let me load the hive. What would i have to do to get it to work if it all possible.
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  1. Download & run Magicaljellybean Keyfinder!
    It will give the key of OS & other important Programs installed in your system!
    http://www.magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder/

    Hope this helps
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