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Important announcement: Windows 7 and Office 2010 block (May 2019)

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Unfortunately Microsoft has blocked the ISO downloader again from generating any links for Windows 7 and Office 2010.

The tool uses a collection of product keys that generate the download links in the background. After the latest change, Microsoft allows one key to be used only about once per week. With a download link valid for only 24 hours, this is no longer enough to provide a meaningful number of downloads.

With the end of life of Win 7 and Office 2010 on the horizon in less than one year, the provision of download links for these products will therefore phase out. For the time being, we will continue to provide whatever links we are able to generate with the keys we have. However, we will no longer purchase more keys to increase the available number of downloads. (Key donations are still welcome though.)

Current alternatives:

  • Windows 7 August 2018 Update (available through the ISO downloader, currently only in English)
  • Windows 7 Professional DELL edition (multilingual, available through the ISO downloader, and working fine on non-DELL systems as well)
  • Torrents and file sharing sites (since this option is not legal, please don't share links here in the forum. To confirm authenticity of illegal downloads, you can use our hash database).

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The download database is reset every Wednesday at 00:00 UTC. Downloads are then generated on a first-come-first-served basis, and delivered to the users until the links expire.

Several keys are permanently blocked, therefore, we can unfortunately only provide a very limited selection of downloads for now.

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Bad news: all but four keys seem to be permanently blocked (plus a larger number of keys that only work for Japanese downloads, which would be irrelevant for most of us here). Windows 7 is completely gone for now. Only a few Office 2010 downloads remain.

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WZT has not been able to provide Win 7 downloads for a long time.

Let's wait for MS to lift the block on these keys for now. Maybe it's possible to bring Win 7 downloads back afterwards. It could take a few months though.

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I have most of the Windows 7 and Office 2007, 2010 downloads in English saved. I am thinking of creating an archive by uploading all of those along with hashes but I don't have a good file host (for now).

I would suggest MSDN if you have access and torrents on DigitalRiver mirror. They are all unmodified and you have a higher chance of getting the correct hash. It is not a good idea to download from Softlay (I've seen a few modified downloads with keygen and crack).

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digitalrivermirror ISO SHA-1 Hash do not match...

en_windows_7_home_premium_with_sp1_x64_dvd_u_676549.iso should be 6c9058389c1e2e5122b7c933275f963edf1c07b9 but I get 97a882fd39d785ccf07ed31e9bfa07b8ee32bc53

I'm currently trying to replace the ISO's I lost in a fire. I lost all my 7, Office 2007, Office 2010 backups. I can forget replacing all the OEM recovery disks I had archived, but would like to have my installer ISO's back.

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There are a few download mirrors for Win 7 SP1. Google with the hash or with the file name to find them.

I can't yet risk bringing Win 7 back on the downloader. The blocking is too recent. Maybe two more months, and I'll have a final attempt, before extended support ends early next year.

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Win7_HomePrem_SP1_English_x64.iso (en_windows_7_home_premium_with_sp1_x64_dvd_u_676549.iso) is the file you would get from Microsoft and its SHA-1 hash is 6c9058389c1e2e5122b7c933275f963edf1c07b9.

Please re-download your file and check for hashes again. If it still doesn't match, PM me and I will send you a MEGA link.

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10 hours ago, SnowBall said:

Win7_HomePrem_SP1_English_x64.iso (en_windows_7_home_premium_with_sp1_x64_dvd_u_676549.iso) is the file you would get from Microsoft and its SHA-1 hash is 6c9058389c1e2e5122b7c933275f963edf1c07b9.

Please re-download your file and check for hashes again. If it still doesn't match, PM me and I will send you a MEGA link.

Thanks, I rechecked the file with 7-Zip and it comes back 6c9058389c1e2e5122b7c933275f963edf1c07b9 for the hash. Seems the other SHA-1 hash checker I used is borked.

 

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40 minutes ago, mmicrosysm said:

Thanks, I rechecked the file with 7-Zip and it comes back 6c9058389c1e2e5122b7c933275f963edf1c07b9 for the hash. Seems the other SHA-1 hash checker I used is borked.

I hope that this was not the HeiDoc ISO Downloader...

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