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FastSatfinder Frequently Asked Questions

FastSatfinder is free or paid?

Version 1.x is FREE for personal, educational, non-commercial use and available quite freely all over the web.
Version 2.x is shareware, which means you can try it before you decide to register. At any time during or after the trial period, you may register your copy.

How to check version number?

Method 1: Run FastSatfinder and from the main menu click on the ABOUT button. In the window opened you can find your current version number.

Method 2: You can use the version property of the executable file. Locate the FastSatfinder.exe. The default location for the FastSatfinder executable is as follows:


What registration means to me?

How much does the registration cost?

The program has a fair price - so please support all the work and enthusiasm that we have put into it for your benefit! The full version costs $29.95 and you can use FastSatfinder on your desktop and laptop without any extra payment.

What are the payment options?

You can order the fully licensed version of FastSatfinder in several ways by paying via PayPal, credit card, and debit card. PayPal accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover Card, even without a PayPal account. It's safe, secure, and easy!

Where can I register the FastSatfinder?

Please click here to visit the FastSatfinder "Registration" page.

How do I activate the software?

After completing your purchase, you will be redirected to an order confirmation page with instructions on how to obtain your activation key. But if for some reason this page does not appear, follow the instraction below:

  1. Open the order confirmation email you received from PayPal, and copy the "Transaction ID."
  2. Run the FastSatfinder software, and copy your "Computer ID" from the registration window.
  3. Send your "Computer ID" and "Transaction ID" to our email address or via our contact form, and we will send you the registration key (within 24 hours).

Where I can find the transaction ID?

After you submit a payment, you will receive a confirmation email containing the details of said payment, including the "Transaction ID" (it's a 17-character string made up of both letters and numbers).

Alternatively, you can go to → search for required transaction → click the transaction to bring up payment details including your "Transaction ID."

What to do if I didn't receive the confirmation email?

Please check your spam inbox if you do not see the receipt in over 10 minutes after the payment was made.

If you still haven't received a confirmation email and you paid with your credit or debit card as a guest without using a PayPal account login, please contact as via our contact form or directly at

What is my computer ID and where can I find it?

This is a unique number which allows our software to run on your computer indefinitely. To generate an activation key, we need a unique number from your computer called a "Computer ID."

To find out your "Computer ID," simply run FastSatfinder and you will see your "Computer ID" in the registration window. Take a look at the screenshot below.

Satfinder activation dialog

If you reinstall the OS or change installed hardware devices, the key will cease to be valid. If this occurs, you'll need to get a new activation key. To receive a new activation key, please email us your new computer ID or contact us via the support form. Please note that you can add new hardware or install new software without invalidating the key.

What does "Lifetime" license mean?

All registered users of FastSatfinder are entitled to lifetime free updates! All updates are FREE for LIFE! This means that you're guaranteed to receive version 2.5, 3.0, 4.0, … absolutely for free.

Where can I download the latest FastSatfinder version?

Please click here to get the latest FastSatfinder version.

How to configure FastSatfinder?

Please click here to visit the FastSatfinder "Quick Help" page.

I have some interesting question …

Please use the support page. We keep on waiting for your questions!