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Windows 7: Question about Digital River Win 7 download

26 Oct 2009   #1
Tommyd

Windows 7 Home Premium x64(desktop), Windows 7 Professional x86(laptop)
 
 
Question about Digital River Win 7 download

I have heard lots about there being problems when people have downloaded Win 7 from Digital River as part of the student offer. Most of what I have heard is from people trying to got from 32 bit Vista/XP to 64 bit Win 7.
Are there any similar problems reported with the 32 bit win 7 download?


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26 Oct 2009   #2
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

The biggest problem is how the download is delivered (an exe file), then expanding the file, then burning the files to a bootable ISO.... Personally, I wouldnt go through all those hoops if it were free... and apparently a lot of other people agree..
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26 Oct 2009   #3
STRONGEST

Hopefully windows7 soon
 
 

There was an error where you would get a black screen and only be able to see your cursor move. I found a solution to this error. Simply turn off and on your monitor to get your screen.
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26 Oct 2009   #4
zx81

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

On mircosoft Answer forums there is a lot going on about this problem.

Windows 7 - Install Message - Upgrade Unsuccessful

zx81
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26 Oct 2009   #5
Tommyd

Windows 7 Home Premium x64(desktop), Windows 7 Professional x86(laptop)
 
 

Alright thanks, the files have just finished downloading, so now I have something to do this afternoon!
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