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Windows 7: Install with CD key?

24 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Install with CD key?

If I happen to have a legit CD key for Windows 7, how could I use it for an installation? Is there a genuine place to download like an ISO for Windows 7 for me to use with my CD key?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2011   #2


We are not able to provide download links as it encourages piracy. The best option is to borrow any Win7 retail installer from a friend, as you can unlock all versions by extracting the ISO using ImgBurn, then run the ei.cfg Removal Tool to unlock all versions to burn to DVD, install your licensed version using Product Key on COA sticker.
Unlock any version eicfg removal tool

If forced to download ISO from the internet, make sure to check the comments and scan the ISO with Malwarebytes and your AV to assure that nothing bad has been added.

Follow the steps given here to get a perfect reinstall of factory OEM: Reinstalling Windows 7
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2011   #3

Windows 10 Education 64 bit

Check your PM's
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25 May 2011   #4

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You will find a download link in your email from the Retailer.
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