Customers who buy Windows 7 online via Digital River or other online stores, receives the delivery of Windows 7 installation file through Electronic Software Distribution (ESD). User who only wants to download Windows 7 installation files via official and verified source and not from torrent sites can choose to download the ESD files instead.
Normally, Windows 7 setup installer downloaded via ESD channel lets you upgrade using a license key or product key. Hence you will not find an ISO for burning to DVD or USB flash drive. The official direct download links for Windows 7 operating system distributed via ESD channel got leaked on the Internet. The installation files of Windows 7 hosted on the server on domain
msft-dnl.digitalrivercontent.net owned by Digital River.
Each editions of Windows 7 has its own different and separate download links, and the setup installer package comes in 3 parts, which is an executable that starts the extraction or unpacking and installation process, plus
setup2.box. After extracting all content to a folder named
ExpandedSetup, keep the installation files in the same with what has on a DVD.
Windows 7 Direct Download Links (Broken Links Fixed)
Windows 7 Professional x86 (32-bit)
File Size: 69.78 MB
64-bit Windows 7 Professional x64
setup1.box) in the same directory. Simply double-click on the executable, e.g. Win7-P-Retail-en-us-x86.exe to start unloading the box and to install Windows 7.
Updated: Working Windows 7 ISO – Official Direct Download Links
Windows 7 Home Premium ISO – Official Direct Download Links (English, German, French, Spanish)
- Windows 7 Home Premium French 32-bit
Windows 7 Home Premium French 64-bit: http://msft-dnl.digitalrivercontent.net/msvista/pub/X15-65738/X15-65739.iso(Link is dead)
Windows 7 Professional ISO – Official Direct Download Links (English, German, French, Spanish)
All Windows 7 DVD ISO images has all the editions of the operating system. For example, if you have downloaded the 32-bit Windows 7 Home Premium ISO image, you can install any Windows 7 x86 (32-bit) edition. Similarly, Windows 7 x64 (64-bit) ISO has all the 64-bit editions.
If you want to unlock all Windows 7 editions and create a universal Windows 7 DVD, use the little portable application called Windows 7 ISO Edition Switcher.
Windows 7 ISO Edition Switcher lets you easily choose any Windows 7 edition from the ISO image downloaded by you. For example, you can turn a Home Premium edition into Ultimate, or Windows 7 Starter, or Windows 7 Professional. But, do remember that it is still necessary to have a valid Windows 7 product key to activate Windows 7.