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how can i download windows 7 home premium OA MEA -- 64BIT

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I was buy Laptop (DELL INSPIRON 5010) have liciense WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUME 64BIT OA MEA

But now my window is broken, i want use my license but no windows invalide with my key.

How can i do?

Where i can download windows 7 Home premiume 64BIT OA MEA?

Thank you!

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  • You cannot download the media.  You must order the media from Dell.  OEM keys are not compatible/valid with any other media.  You should, however, be able to use a Retail installation disk to install, then call Microsoft to activate by phone.

  • You can download retail media in actual fact. Many users have reported these retail .isos to work with Windows 7 and Dell Product Keys. This is a much different case from XP and Vista.

    I guess internet activation will be required. You may wish to use the Microsoft Windows 7 .iso to USB/DVD tool to create a DVD or bootable USB stick (4 GB or more) respectively.

    Drivers are of course available on the Dell Drivers and Downloads Page which can be accessed from here. If you purchased Office 2010 with your system, make sure you have your product key and download the Office 2010 trial from Microsoft, instead use your product key Your Windows product Key is on a sticker at the base of your system. Other useful things are in My Dell Downloads (back up as it only lets you download 3 times and requires use of 32 bit internet explorer, has maybe programs you don't want such as McAfee), Dell Support Centre, Dell Webcam Centre (optional) and finally Dell Dock (Optional).

    Finally here is a review I wrote on some useful (mainly free) software.

    Edit:   "You can download retail media in actual fact" was "You can download the media in actual fact"  in error.

    Philip Yip

     

    Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.

  • Note there is also the Dell Quick Restore which restores your computer to factory settings. For instructions see here (it says Vista but the instructions are the same for 7).

    Philip Yip

     

    Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.

  • Nat ... did you even read my entire post??  You CANNOT download OEM media.  However, AS I SAID, you should be able to install using a Retail copy of the media.  I have only seen a single, unexplainable instance of the Dell OEM key automatically activating after using Retail media; several other occasions have required a phone call to activate, though it does work over the phone.

  • Vanheusen, you are best to use the Dell Factory Restore if you can, as its generally faster and gives you all your system drivers etc.

    The Flash, I am sorry I didn't explain very well, the download links I provided are the retail media, I should of stated that. Personally I have not used them with a Dell product key, I have however used them with an upgrade key and also a volume license key and they have worked fine via internet activation.

    I am going by here and a few posts earlier (takes a long time for me to find them). In this post sparkotronic queries whether the Dell Product Key will work with the Retail Media. sparkotronic then goes ahead and uses the media and defines it as a painless reinstall (so therefore I assume no phone activation was needed and internet activation sufficed). There were also a few users before him that got along fine.

    Philip Yip

     

    Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.

  • When he said that his key won't validate, I assumed he already tried to reinstall using some other media, so he possibly doesn't have his Recovery Partition intact.  When I have activated over the phone, I'm on the phone for less than 2-3 minutes - not as painless as Internet activation, but still relatively painless.

    Yes, Retail keys will absolutely work for upgrading (In-Place and Anytime upgrades) OEM Windows to a higher version of Windows, but activation after installation is what I'm talking about.

  • Ah okay but essentially these retail isos can be used with a Dell product key with (at the worst) automated phone activation?

    Philip Yip

     

    Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.

  • Correct.  I've done probably 8 or 10 of them for customers ... once activation worked automatically (again, still not sure why) and the rest of the time simply needed a very short phone call to Microsoft ... I've never had all avenues of activation fail (same for Vista) using OEM keys with Retail media.

  • Thanks, Nice to know. I have been recommending some folk to use those isos when they have lost their media. They seemed to be happy with the suggestion but its good to get some definite confirmation. :)

    Philip Yip

     

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  • No news is usually good news in this business :)

  • Hey THEFLASH1932 I was wondering  if you knew of a place (without using a torrent) that I could download the Windows Vista OS disc. The one here (digital river) seems to not work anymore.

    Also I submitted a revised idea on Idea Storm (link below) to make Dell OEM .iso files available to download. I actually submitted this idea before but this time I thought it out a bit more including a marketing strategy, security, performance, safety net, giving Dell a good name, keeping people on genuine software, reliability, the mention of the retail .isos etc.

    Philip Yip

     

    Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.

  • The only ones I knew of was the Digital River links, but having a long-time MSDN account and all the ISO's I could ever need, I have not "looked around" the Internet enough to know if there are some other "gems" out there.

    I like  your post on IdeaStorm about the downloadable ISO's.  I think it is unconscionable for OEM's to NOT supply the actual disk.  We are talking pennies per disk for the OEM (so they could even charge everyone a non-optional $5 for it at ordering).  Maybe they figure people are just going to lose it anyway, but ...

    Sure there is the Recovery Partition for Factory Restores - I think this is an awesome way to reinstall the OS - it is much faster and easier than installing from scratch.  Having to create Recovery Disks is a poor substitute for a real installation disk.  

    My biggest problem with the Recovery Partition is it is inconvenient to advanced users who may need additional partitions or drive space.  When you get a system with 3-4 partitions already configured, how are you supposed to separate your OS and Data (for those who believe in that format), or how are you supposed to dual-boot (let alone triple - or more), for those who need/want to do that?  Even if you do something as simple as install a second bootable OS, it breaks the recovery partition.  In my opinion, there is NO reason for Dell not to include a disk (for FREE, for crying out loud) with the system ... or (although I think this option less likely) provide permanent and unlimited location for a download (not one restricted to a single download or that is only available for the life of that OS or for the warranty term of the system).

  • theflash1932, the idea I submitted about the .iso files is under review in IdeaStorm, so heres hoping they manage to make them available.

    User justincase, referred me to some links to heidoc.net which include Digital River Vista downloads (that are working) with SP1. I could not try my product key with them as label is faded on my only system with Vista preinstalled. I tried to cluster all the working microsoft downloads found together in this wiki.

    Philip Yip

     

    Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.

  • my  WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUME 64BIT OA is not working . Maine problem is not downloading applications and not working  what i do ?

  • I was by Laptop (DEL INSPIRON 5010 have License WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUM 64BIT OA MEA

    bu now my window is broken. How can I do?

    Where i can download windows 7 Home premium 64BIT OAMEA?

    Please guide me as soon as possible

    Thanks & Regards

    Ahmad Perwez Khan