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  1.    10 Jun 2016 #370
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    For anyone interested i think MS has made a recent change to allow legit downloads of several "products" via Digital River.
    See this thread (post #10 and #11 for my experience):

    Windows 7 stuck in reboot loop following windows 10 upgrade - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  2.    10 Jun 2016 #371
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    7 and 10 on various machines

    Yep well if Brink and Navy don't mind my two cents worth I just did a clean install onto a new drive and just kept all other drives unplugged. It was too easy - just need to get the bit version right
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  3.    10 Jun 2016 #372
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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidE View Post
    For anyone interested i think MS has made a recent change to allow legit downloads of several "products" via Digital River.
    See this thread (post #10 and #11 for my experience):

    Windows 7 stuck in reboot loop following windows 10 upgrade - Windows 7 Help Forums
    MS is not "allowing" this. It is a workaround/hack to the Tech Bench download page. With the right script any one can do it. That script was floating round the web for some time. The talented author scripted it and gave it a GUI.
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  4.    12 Jun 2016 #373
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    Quote Originally Posted by Porthos View Post
    MS is not "allowing" this. It is a workaround/hack to the Tech Bench download page. With the right script any one can do it. That script was floating round the web for some time. The talented author scripted it and gave it a GUI.
    That's interesting, thank-you for the post/info !
    I thought Heidoc was trustworthy and reliable, but it seems i'm wrong
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  5.    12 Jun 2016 #374
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    Quote Originally Posted by Porthos View Post
    MS is not "allowing" this. It is a workaround/hack to the Tech Bench download page. With the right script any one can do it. That script was floating round the web for some time. The talented author scripted it and gave it a GUI.
    Quote Originally Posted by DavidE View Post
    That's interesting, thank-you for the post/info !
    I thought Heidoc was trustworthy and reliable, but it seems i'm wrong
    @Porthos

    Assuming you are right, then the tutorial by Shawn Brinks has a "Non-Legit" link to the Windows Direct Download links in this tutorial:
    Clean Install Windows 7 - Windows 7 Help Forums

    If you are right, i would think Shawn would want to correct the tutorial, i often post links to tutorials, i trust them.

    Here is a screen print snip from the tutorial:

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  6.    12 Jun 2016 #375
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    They are safe links at Heidoc since they are just direct download links from Microsoft, but the downloads are often just not available there.

    It's best to get Windows 10 ISO files using an option below from Microsoft though.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/9...-download.html
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  7.    12 Jun 2016 #376
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    Thanks Shawn, i'll continue to use your tutorial and the heidoc download links with that caveat about availability.


    I only tested one download, and had no problems.
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  8.    12 Jun 2016 #377
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    Win 7 8 and 10

    Quote Originally Posted by DavidE View Post
    That's interesting, thank-you for the post/info !
    I thought Heidoc was trustworthy and reliable, but it seems i'm wrong
    He is reliable and trustworthy.
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  9.    26 Jun 2016 #378
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    Just did this on a W7 system. Worked like a charm @Brink. Thanks!
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  10.    26 Jun 2016 #379
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