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Windows 7: Fast Custom Windows 7 Edition

13 Apr 2019   #1
iNiffy

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Fast Custom Windows 7 Edition

People are making custom windows 7 editions like what I've heard a nimax edition? Anyway is there a custom / modded version of windows 7 that is faster? Like it automatically disabled unneeded services? I don't know if it is illegal or not, let me know.


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13 Apr 2019   #2
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi iNiffy,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iNiffy View Post
People are making custom windows 7 editions like what I've heard a nimax edition? Anyway is there a custom / modded version of windows 7. I don't know if it is illegal or not, let me know.
Anyone can make a custom Win 7 install and use it as long as they have a valid Product Key for it!

In order to do this you need to be an advanced user who knows exactly what everything does and the knock on effects of the changes that you make!

I have made custom installs for Vista and Win 7 and it takes more than one attempt to get a system that is stable and running smoothly!

A custom Win 7 edition CANNOT be distributed because it is ILLEGAL under the terms of Microsoft!

I hope this helps!
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13 Apr 2019   #3
iNiffy

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Paul Black View Post
Hi iNiffy,



Anyone can make a custom Win 7 install and use it as long as they have a valid Product Key for it!
They CANNOT distribute it because it is ILLEGAL under the terms of Microsoft!

I hope this helps!
Ok Thanks, I think windows was like linux.
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13 Apr 2019   #4
DownhillDruid67

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Paul Black View Post
A custom Win 7 edition CANNOT be distributed because it is ILLEGAL under the terms of Microsoft!
I thought that as long as you don't distribute a custom installation with a product key or crack, it is legal? I've seen Windows XP custom editions where the creator has explicitly stated that it's legal, noting that no copyrighted software is bundled, and it requires a valid Windows XP product key to use.
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13 Apr 2019   #5
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi DownhillDruid67,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DownhillDruid67 View Post
I thought that as long as you don't distribute a custom installation with a product key or crack, it is legal? I've seen Windows XP custom editions where the creator has explicitly stated that it's legal, noting that no copyrighted software is bundled, and it requires a valid Windows XP product key to use.
The other point to make here would be that you don't really know what else they have included in the custom OS, i.e. viruses, malware, anything really. It is just not worth the risk in my opinion!
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13 Apr 2019   #6
DownhillDruid67

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Paul Black View Post
Hi DownhillDruid67,



The other point to make here would be that you don't really know what else they have included in the custom OS, i.e. viruses, malware, anything really. It is just not worth the risk in my opinion!
This is often true with low-quality made distributions, like Windows 7 Genius Edition (actually a modified Windows XP). But I've found that there are real, trustworthy, legal custom Windows installations available for download.
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13 Apr 2019   #7
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi DownhillDruid67,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DownhillDruid67 View Post
This is often true with low-quality made distributions, like Windows 7 Genius Edition (actually a modified Windows XP). But I've found that there are real, trustworthy, legal custom Windows installations available for download.
That's fair enough. I personally like to know that what I am using is genuine. Believe me, not everyone has been as lucky as you have!
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18 Apr 2019   #8
DownhillDruid67

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Paul Black View Post
Hi DownhillDruid67,



That's fair enough. I personally like to know that what I am using is genuine. Believe me, not everyone has been as lucky as you have!
Yeah, if you want to be sure, use original Windows.
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