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Win 7 enterprise ISO

Sat Dec 15, 2012 2:10 pm

I recently purchased a used PC that has win 7 enterprise installed. I would like to reinstall the OS. I can get the windows key using a keyfinder. I cannot find any good place to download the win 7 enterprise ISO. Any ideas?
 
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Re: Win 7 enterprise ISO

Sat Dec 15, 2012 2:11 pm

Digital River (legit source) doesn't have it?
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Re: Win 7 enterprise ISO

Sat Dec 15, 2012 2:21 pm

The Enterprise edition of Windows is not sold to OEMs or in the retail channel. MSDN, Technet, and/or volume licensing is necessary.
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Re: Win 7 enterprise ISO

Sat Dec 15, 2012 2:27 pm

Ryu Connor wrote:
The Enterprise edition of Windows is not sold to OEMs or in the retail channel. MSDN, Technet, and/or volume licensing is necessary.

...and if that's true, then the license key for the PC in question is probably no longer legit.
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Re: Win 7 enterprise ISO

Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:52 pm

Digital river's link goes to a info thing for win 8.
I got the PC from a guy who has some sort of business with PC's. It was one of the business licenses I believe.
 
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Re: Win 7 enterprise ISO

Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:56 pm

The computer's not going to have an enterprise license. You can't get computers that way. Enterprise licenses are site-licensed for a specific business.

You're going to have to buy a Win7 license yourself or use whatever code's on the sticker. Is this a self-built computer or an OEM (Dell, etc.)?
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Re: Win 7 enterprise ISO

Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:35 pm

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Digital river's link goes to a info thing for win 8.
I got the PC from a guy who has some sort of business with PC's. It was one of the business licenses I believe.

In that case, you need to clarify with the guy you bought it from whether you've got a legal license or not. If yes, then he should be able to provide you with a physical disc or ISO image. If no, then you're SOL unless you want to resort to channels that we aren't allowed to discuss here.
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Re: Win 7 enterprise ISO

Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:59 pm

There's a method to making a retail ISO instsallable with an Enterprise key, but you definitely need to make sure it's a valid license first.

As far as I can tell, this is an OK link. Here's a utility that will remove ei.cfg from the ISO and then your key will determine what version is installed: http://code.kliu.org/misc/winisoutils/
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