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Windows 7: Please help me find the old Microsoft online clipart

30 Oct 2015   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Please help me find the old Microsoft online clipart

I downloaded what appears to be a "rescued" archive from Internet Archive when Microsoft removed the clip art from their website last year. It contains several images and other media files, BUT not all of them are there, and a log file in the download indicates that some of the files were already 404'ed by the time the archive people got to them.

Does anyone know who I can contact at Microsoft to request making the old online clip art available as an official download through Windows Update or some other channel? I really want to use the old clip art images again and not the lousy Bing image search. But I can't find the images anywhere and need help.

I don't use Twitter and I'm not going to humiliate myself by tweeting a message to Conan O'Brien, who claims to have bought the whole collection last year.

If anyone has any of the old clip arts saved locally and wouldn't mind uploading them somewhere it'd be greatly appreciated. I don't think this counts as an illegal download since Microsoft had already made them available previously. Or if anyone is a brave enough soul to put themselves out there publicly, if they wouldn't mind going out on Twitter and sending a request to Coco...

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30 Oct 2015   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

Hi karahiri, welcome to the Forum.

This website might help you with some alternative free links where you can find some Clip Art, that might suit you.

Clip Art Is Gone! Here's How To Find Free Images Instead
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01 Nov 2015   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

The clipart from Office 97 is pretty easy to find on the net. Don't know if the 8,583 images are the same as the ones you're looking for, but if you are interested, you can PM me about it.
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