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Windows 7: Download failure

27 Feb 2015   #1

Windows 7 Professional
Download failure

Trying to download Win 7 Pro .iso from Microsoft Software Recovery but is rejected with Error
We encountered a problem with the validation request. Please assure your product key is for a product supported by this site and was entered correctly, then try your request again.Has anyone experienced the same (question mark) And yes, it is the correct product key.

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27 Feb 2015   #2

Windows 7 Professional

Well, now I see this, so what to do. The download servers, and have been taken down, and all Windows OS downloads have been pulled from the Azure storage.
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28 Feb 2015   #3

Primary OS: Archlinux with Kde-Plasma5 x86-64. Secondary OS: Windows 8.1 x64. UEFI Setup.

Hello bjorn,

Are you really sure you typed the product key or is it the product key from the sticker on you machine (OEM)?
This site enables you to recover and install Microsoft software purchased through a retailer
You can only use Windows 7 retail keys which you paid for.
Microsoft does not support OEM product keys.

You will have to buy (personally would not since you have a perfectly legitimate key) or download from a reputeable source and verify the hash (SHA1 or MD5) of the ISO for it to be the original.

I can't share a URL to a legitimate download as that is (as far as i know) against the forum rules as intellectual property violation, but you may find your way from the MyDigitalLife forums.
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01 Mar 2015   #4

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1

There is a thread on your problem here: Microsoft Software Recovery Website

It's in the VIP forum and this link may allow you to see it, if it doesn't its because you are still a junior member and you'll either have to get your post count up to at least 10 or have a member badge like Midori.

Its been a year or so, but we've switched to using the Heidoc site here at 7F:
As Jann from Heidoc reports in Windows 7 Direct Download Links as of now only English and Spanish are still up, links being replaced by a new MS Recovery Center that provides ISO's for a retail Product Key.

Source: Digital River Win7 ISO servers taken down again
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