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Old 14. Apr 2016, 02:13 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Thank you Pierre.
Microsoft had a problem with validating the key.
I saw that softlay.net but had found a copy at:
http://getintopc.com/

Now the next step... install Windows 7 64bit
Must admit, Windows 10 64bit has been quite stable and quiet.
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Old 14. Apr 2016, 03:27 PM   #12 (permalink)
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It worked!
Activation for Win 7 64bit worked!
Now with driver downloads etc.
It's hard to decide which OS updates are essential but i sure don't want Win 10 again (at least not for now) so i think i'll get a copy of "GWX Control Panel" in there.
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Old 14. Apr 2016, 04:25 PM   #13 (permalink)
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but you can get the ISO only from elsewhere:
http://softlay.net/operating-system/...32-64-bit.html
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I saw that softlay.net but had found a copy at:
http://getintopc.com/
I would not recommend downloading an ISO from either site. They most definitely aren't authorized distributors of Windows ISOs, so you can't be sure nobody tampered with those ISOs. Instead, I would recommend that you follow the workaround described in this article to download the ISO from Microsoft Tech Bench. You can be assured then that you are getting a genuine ISO. Even then, I would do a search for the equivalent ISO at MSDN Subscriber Downloads. Unless you are a subscriber, you aren't allowed to download the ISO at MSDN. However, what you want is the SHA1 hash so that you make a comparison with a hash of the ISO you downloaded. Downloads can get corrupted, especially big ones. If the hash matches, you are good to go.

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Old 14. Apr 2016, 07:32 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Sounds fair enough.
What if the OS is already installed (as per previous post), is there a way to check validity of burned .iso?

Is scan (as per attachment) a good way to check installation?
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Old 14. Apr 2016, 08:45 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Just use a program to calculate the SHA1 hash of the ISO and compare it with the one at MSDN.
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Old 14. Apr 2016, 09:30 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Sounds good!

Thanks again for dropping by Joe!
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Old 14. Apr 2016, 09:49 PM   #17 (permalink)
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You're welcome.
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