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Windows 7: How do I install Win7 OEM when I should have purchased Win7 Retail

02 May 2014   #11


which English x86 Home Premium version should I download? Once downloaded can just click on the executable to get started or do I need boot from external hard drive, or.....?

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02 May 2014   #12

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

If you mean from digital river, the .iso file you want is SP1 U version.


It is an .iso file.

You need to burn it to dvd, or extract to usb stick.

Windows 7 has a built in iso burner.

If you haven't got one this is easy: Download Burncdcc

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If you want to use usb stick , Rufus will do it for you. Rufus 1.4.7

You would then boot from the dvd/usb and install.
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