Win 7 SP1 slipstreamed various versions as iso files

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Win 7 SP1 slipstreamed various versions as iso files

Postby mjnelson99 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 10:02 am

Google for the Win 7 SP 1 iso and burn a bootable DVD,
especially if you don't have a Win 7 DVD already. The iso
files are available for various versions of Win 7, both 32 &
64 bit.

Download it now for who knows how long MS will allow it to
be available for downloads?

You may not be able to use it to restore a PC but you may be
able to use it to recover a crashed Win 7 that won't boot.

I do know I could use an iso to install Win 7 x64 using the
install code from the Family Pack I got over a year ago. I
still had one computer I could install it on. It is an
upgrade version so needs a special installation process.

There are directions online about how to do it. It is easy
AND time consuming but can give you a clean install without
all the manufacturer junk on a PC.

Curious about whether you can use the iso to totally get rid
of the manufacturer stuff? Create a image making sure you
also get the 100 MB partition as well since I suspect most
will have that.

Then do a clean install with the DVD you created from the
iso file. One way would be using the instructions for the
upgrade versions. That may not be necessary and could even
mess it up. I haven't tested it myself so don't know.

If it fails MS validation, just restore your previously
created image file.

On laptops particularly, be sure you download the special
drivers you may need for your particular laptop or you might
not be able to even get online to access the web. I know
that was the case with my own laptop.
Mary
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Re: Win 7 SP1 slipstreamed various versions as iso files

Postby mjnelson99 » Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:39 am

P.S. The DVD created by burning the iso file for Windows 7
Home Premium x64, IS bootable in case you need to repair
Windows.
Mary

On 4/26/2012 12:02 PM, mjnelson99 wrote:
> Google for the Win 7 SP 1 iso and burn a bootable DVD,
> especially if you don't have a Win 7 DVD already. The iso
> files are available for various versions of Win 7, both 32&
> 64 bit.
>
> Download it now for who knows how long MS will allow it to
> be available for downloads?
>
> You may not be able to use it to restore a PC but you may be
> able to use it to recover a crashed Win 7 that won't boot.
>
> I do know I could use an iso to install Win 7 x64 using the
> install code from the Family Pack I got over a year ago. I
> still had one computer I could install it on. It is an
> upgrade version so needs a special installation process.
>
> There are directions online about how to do it. It is easy
> AND time consuming but can give you a clean install without
> all the manufacturer junk on a PC.
>
> Curious about whether you can use the iso to totally get rid
> of the manufacturer stuff? Create a image making sure you
> also get the 100 MB partition as well since I suspect most
> will have that.
>
> Then do a clean install with the DVD you created from the
> iso file. One way would be using the instructions for the
> upgrade versions. That may not be necessary and could even
> mess it up. I haven't tested it myself so don't know.
>
> If it fails MS validation, just restore your previously
> created image file.
>
> On laptops particularly, be sure you download the special
> drivers you may need for your particular laptop or you might
> not be able to even get online to access the web. I know
> that was the case with my own laptop.
> Mary
>
>
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Re: Win 7 SP1 slipstreamed various versions as iso files

Postby peleus » Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:44 am

Thanks for the share. Informative for me.
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