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Reinstalling Windows 7 OEM?


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#1 ParanoidPablo

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Posted 26 March 2017 - 01:12 PM

Hi what are my options if i want to reinstall a fresh windows 7 with a genuine OEM key? I am unable to get an ISO from the official microsoft site and would like a genuine ISO for clean install what would be the best way to go about this without obviously buying a new windows 7?



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Posted 26 March 2017 - 01:34 PM

Use this tool to download your iso version from Microsoft servers. Do a phone activation. 

 

If the OS still boots and Windows 7 was pre-installed you can use the Advanced Token Manager to access your key for the reinstall and restore the Activation Files. Unzip the Advanced Token Manager to a folder on the desktop and select Activation Backup. The button will change to Activation Restore if successful. Copy the folder on the desktop to a flash drive.



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Posted 27 March 2017 - 08:17 AM

Use this tool to download your iso version from Microsoft servers. Do a phone activation. 

 

If the OS still boots and Windows 7 was pre-installed you can use the Advanced Token Manager to access your key for the reinstall and restore the Activation Files. Unzip the Advanced Token Manager to a folder on the desktop and select Activation Backup. The button will change to Activation Restore if successful. Copy the folder on the desktop to a flash drive.

Thanks John, is there any way to be sure these files aren't tampered with other than reputation? As i have heard good reviews of the source.



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Posted 27 March 2017 - 08:49 AM

Thanks John, is there any way to be sure these files aren't tampered with other than reputation? As i have heard good reviews of the source.

 

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You can verify the SHA1 checksum of the Win 7 iso file thru this link .......

https://superuser.com/questions/749136/checksums-for-win7-installation-files

 

Or you can use an anti-virus program to scan the downloaded Win 7 iso file for tampering/virus.

 

I have downloaded such Win 7 iso and did reinstalls without any problems.






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