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Windows 7: Can I Download Win 7 Pro and reg with my Genuine key

16 Apr 2010   #1
Cistec

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Can I Download Win 7 Pro and reg with my Genuine key

Just wondering can I download Win 7 Pro Full version and register with a genuine Activation key? If I can where do I go and download?

Thanks to anybody that replies

cistec


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16 Apr 2010   #2
whs
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17 Apr 2010   #3
gregrocker

 

The test drive isn't a download, because we're not allowed to give out download links here as it tends to encourage piracy.

However since you have a Product key, I suggest you borrow any retail Win7 installer from a friend to make yourself an all-versions installer like this:

Copy files from DVD to your desktop, remove ei.cfg file from Sources. Recompile ISO to burn all-versions installer DVD as follows: Bootable ISO - Create from Installation Files or write to flash stick: USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

Now boot installer to clean install Win7 being sure to select your version which will work with key.

Downloading from the internet can be problematic if you get a tampered ISO file. If forced to do this, I would check the HASH and SHA-1 against the official release versions HASH, after first scanning the ISO and extracted files with your AV and a spyware scan like Spybot.
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18 Apr 2010   #4
Cistec

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Gee thanks that sounds like a good idea..I dont know if I can follow your instructions??? but I will try and see how it goes if I have problems would you mind if I post to you for advice???

thanks anyway.

cistec
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