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Windows 7: Downloading Windows 7

08 Jan 2010   #1
friwise

Windows 7
 
 
Downloading Windows 7

Hello and Happy New Year to all of you!!!!!

I had some problems activating my Windows 7 so I contacted my university from which I got the dvd and now I can download windows 7 from msdn academic alliance.

I ordered to download Windows 7 Professional (x64)-DVD Greek.
BUT I dont know where shall I download it. A dvd or a empty space hard disk?

P.S: Probably I will have more questions later

Thanks a lot

Friwise


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08 Jan 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by friwise View Post
Hello and Happy New Year to all of you!!!!!

I had some problems activating my Windows 7 so I contacted my university from which I got the dvd and now I can download windows 7 from msdn academic alliance.

I ordered to download Windows 7 Professional (x64)-DVD Greek.
BUT I dont know where shall I download it. A dvd or a empty space hard disk?

P.S: Probably I will have more questions later

Thanks a lot

Friwise
Hi and welcome

download it first to HD, then burn to dvd at a slow speed.

Ken J+
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08 Jan 2010   #3
friwise

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks Ken J+
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08 Jan 2010   #4
Adrian

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by friwise View Post
Thanks Ken J+
As my friend Ken has explained do use dvd media to install, hoe ever be aware that there may be issues if you do not use the slowest burn speed. Also if you have a penndrive it may be more effective extracting the iso to the flash drive as a bootable disk. Some issues of missing dvd drivers have been reported so ensure that you update your optical drive and burn to the installation disk.
As always we will be here should you need further assistance.

Regards,
Adrian
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08 Jan 2010   #5
friwise

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks Adrian!

" it may be more effective extracting the iso to the flash drive as a bootable disk"

I dont know what that means!!!
I can install windows from usb instead of dvd?
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08 Jan 2010   #6
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Yes. MS provide an app. here to do it for you if you have the .iso file:

Microsoft Store: Download Manager Help

Or for those who have a dvd and want to make bootable flash:

http://wintoflash.com/home/en/
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08 Jan 2010   #7
friwise

Windows 7
 
 

Really good!
So when the download is finished I shall download Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool and I will install windows through usb

Thanks a lot SIW2
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08 Jan 2010   #8
Adrian

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by friwise View Post
Really good!
So when the download is finished I shall download Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool and I will install windows through usb

Thanks a lot SIW2
We will be here if U need us, please fill out your system specs with as much detail as possible.
Standing by!
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10 Jan 2010   #9
friwise

Windows 7
 
 

Good afternoon!
The downloading has been completed and now there is a message, from the page I was downloading, to continue with the installation pressing the launch button.
Shall I do so or shall I follow another process?
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10 Jan 2010   #10
friwise

Windows 7
 
 

That is the message box!


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