1.    02 Aug 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 56
    windows 10

    Reinstall Win 10 onto Win 7


    A computer glitch during a download (in Win 10) required that the only way to start up ( I tried several programs that wouldn't work-Intermediate to advanced
    user). The recovery loaded the original Win 7. I had loaded Win 10 free during appropriate time period. Is there away to get Win 10 to reload free. (Does MS maintain any info that would allow this?)
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  2.    02 Aug 2017 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 3,922
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    If your Win10 was Activated then Yes, Microsoft maintains a digital licensing database. I'd try getting the MCT/Media Creation Tool and running it to get either an .iso download or create a bootable USB Thumb drive to reinstall Win10. Use a minimum 8GB drive, everything on it will be lost during the formatting. I can't get the correct link as I'm on a macOS just now but a Search on the 'net for Media Creation Tool will bring up some choices.
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  3.    02 Aug 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro
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  4.    02 Aug 2017 #4
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    Posts : 540
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Some people prefer using this tool from HeiDoc.net
    Microsoft Windows and Office ISO Download Tool
    This tool allows an easy and comfortable way to download genuine Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 disk images (ISO) directly from Microsoft's servers, as well as Office 2007, Office 2010, Office 2013, Office 2016, and Office for Mac.
    In the past, Microsoft provided disk images for many of their products through their subcontractor "Digital River". These downloads were pulled in early 2014. Afterwards, Microsoft made a limited selection of downloads available on their TechBench site. Our tool accesses that TechBench site, and unlocks a large number of hidden download files on it.
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  5.    02 Aug 2017 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    I am trying the Media creation tool. Right now building Wifi is extremely slow
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  6.    02 Aug 2017 #6
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    Posts : 540
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    If you have a not so reliable network that has a tendency to cut in and out once in awhile I would suggest using Free download manager which has no problems resuming downloads

    Edit forgot to post link:
    Free Download Manager - download everything from the internet
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  7.    02 Aug 2017 #7
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    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thanx
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