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Windows 7: ISO image

18 Oct 2015   #31
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

If i search for ed15956fe33c13642a6d2cb2c7aa9749 i get a lot of hits, seems mostly people asking if this is the correct MD5.

Here's one interesting site:
Microsoft DigitalRiver Mirror

If you click on the MSDN link in the last column on the right, it takes you to a MSDN page for that ISO.
Click on Details and it shows the SHA1 value.


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18 Oct 2015   #32
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

I compared the MD5 checksums between the MSDN technet site and the German PCSteps site and they are identical. They also match the MD5 sums I get from the ISO downloads from the PCSteps German site.

I'd say they are 100% genuine and safe.
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18 Oct 2015   #33
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

I only checked Ultimate with yours below - it is correct - presumably the others are also.

I don't keep all of the isos. You can save space by keeping one - e.g. Ultimate, and make deltas for the rest. The deltas are only a few kb.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
These are the MD5 and SHA -1 sums for US English Windows 7 ISOs I downloaded from the german torrent site. They match the values given on that site but I have not found anywhere I can compare them to.

en_windows_7_starter_with_sp1_x86_dvd_u_678562.iso
MD5 Checksum: C23C9CECEE7E3093ACFE00FAAB7091B5
SHA-1 Checksum: E1653B111C4C6FD75B1BE8F9B4C9BCBB0B39B209

en_windows_7_home_premium_with_sp1_x64_dvd_u_676549.iso
MD5 Checksum: DA319B5826162829C436306BEBEA7F0F
SHA-1 Checksum: 6C9058389C1E2E5122B7C933275F963EDF1C07B9

en_windows_7_home_premium_with_sp1_x86_dvd_u_676701.iso
MD5 Checksum: 0AFA9359C62DC7B320205D3863C60385
SHA-1 Checksum: 6071B4553FCF0EA53D589A846B5AE76743DD68FC

en_windows_7_professional_with_sp1_x64_dvd_u_676939.iso
MD5 Checksum: ED15956FE33C13642A6D2CB2C7AA9749
SHA-1 Checksum: 0BCFC54019EA175B1EE51F6D2B207A3D14DD2B58

en_windows_7_professional_with_sp1_x86_dvd_u_677056.iso
MD5 Checksum: 0BFF99C8310BA12A9136E3D23606F3D4
SHA-1 Checksum: D89937DF3A9BC2EC1A1486195FD308CD3DADE928

en_windows_7_ultimate_with_sp1_x64_dvd_u_677332.iso
MD5 Checksum: C9F7ECB768ACB82DAACF5030E14B271E
SHA-1 Checksum: 36AE90DEFBAD9D9539E649B193AE573B77A71C83

en_windows_7_ultimate_with_sp1_x86_dvd_u_677460.iso
MD5 Checksum: 2572274E6B0ACF4ED1B502B175F2C2DB
SHA-1 Checksum: 65FCE0F445D9BF7E78E43F17E441E08C63722657
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18 Oct 2015   #34
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

I did notice the iso says DVD_u_*******.iso
What does the "u" stand for universal ?
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18 Oct 2015   #35
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Perhaps the "u" is for updated. Other sites refer to these ISO files as "media refresh".
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18 Oct 2015   #36
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

I compared all the MD5 sums I generated against the ISOs I downloaded, against the MSDN Technet MD5 sums and they match perfectly. These are good, clean ISOs that are safe to use.
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19 Oct 2015   #37
ozrobbo

Pro 64B
 
 

Microsoft DigitalRiver Mirror

I decided to download from the above as I don't want to pay $200 just for the disk only to find out it won't work with my key.

Can someone have a look at the below images and tell me if the "hash" match the official iso so I can be certain its not a dodgy copy.

Also can you please confirm I have download the correct iso for Windows 7 Pro 64Bit Retail English.

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Just a final quistain I noticed during the downloading utorrebt showed a different hash id, is that just a temp one?

Also I have not burnt it to dvd yet but was wondering would it still show the correct hash if the file is corrupted? I am asking as I was having internet issues during the download.
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19 Oct 2015   #38
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Compare it to the sums in post #33 above.

No, the hash will be different if there is any change to the ISO, corruption or otherwise.
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19 Oct 2015   #39
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

ISO image-md5sums.jpg


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