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Windows 7: Receive Windows 7 ISO file trial from a friend, is this legal?

04 Sep 2016   #1
Awesomeguy945

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Receive Windows 7 ISO file trial from a friend, is this legal?

I've been searching the web for this problem, but confused. So I asked here.


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04 Sep 2016   #2
SeverDesk

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

I know there used to be a trial for the Enterprise edition, but the last I saw, that was pulled around when they started pushing Win10. You can use Windows 7 for a short time without activating it until you start seeing problems.
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04 Sep 2016   #3
Awesomeguy945

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Thanks for the reply

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SeverDesk View Post
I know there used to be a trial for the Enterprise edition, but the last I saw, that was pulled around when they started pushing Win10. You can use Windows 7 for a short time without activating it until you start seeing problems.
Thank you for taking the time to reply.

It has been very long, indeed. If I'm correct, the security update for Windows 7 has been (if not almost) discontinued by Microsoft. And yes, indeed, I also began to find problems. I do not know it is because I do not do updates regularly, or caused by one application ... or. Windows explorer crashes quite often.


But, is my iso file legal?

Edit: OK, now I understand. Thanks again.
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04 Sep 2016   #4
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi AwesomeGuy,
It will depend on WHERE the iso was downloaded from, some sites are better than others.

But lets try and kill 2 birds with 1 stone.
As your trying to repair your system??

Follow this link it will only be valid for 24hrs. (W7 ultimate 32bit per your specs)
https://software-download.microsoft....d8a9553e80ef9c


then using the ISO perform a system repair.
Repair Install

Roy
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04 Sep 2016   #5
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Not exactly legal but it should be
Mainly because it's useless without a valid activation key
So your activation key is the ultimate factor that will make the iso legal or not not the way you received the iso although it is considered redistribution of copyright materials
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04 Sep 2016   #6
Awesomeguy945

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
H Roy

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
Hi AwesomeGuy,
It will depend on WHERE the iso was downloaded from, some sites are better than others.

But lets try and kill 2 birds with 1 stone.
As your trying to repair your system??

Follow this link it will only be valid for 24hrs. (W7 ultimate 32bit per your specs)
https://software-download.microsoft....d8a9553e80ef9c


then using the ISO perform a system repair.
Repair Install

Roy
Hi Roy,

I greatly appreciate your help. I do not try to fix my system. Crash are quite common, but not too intrusive and I was very busy with my work. So I do not really wish to fix my system.
The only one I want to fix is the boatloader, but, the highspeed cybercafe is very far from my house and here it was raining, too. I'm so lazy to take a break from work. So I will just use this system for a while until I buy new system.

Thanks for your help
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04 Sep 2016   #7
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

From post #6 by Awesomeguy945
Quote:
So I do not really wish to fix my system.
I for one am not sure what you are asking.

Do you have a problem with your computer?

Do you want help with the problem?
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04 Sep 2016   #8
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
The only question I noticed was if receiving a iso from a friend was legal
Not really
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05 Sep 2016   #9
Eric3742

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Either:

1.
This may be most probably is a promotion CD iso.

2.
More likely is for those who are part of the trial purpose.

Hence it is not a known issue on legal or not, as no one but those involved will know and have.
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