Many licenses of Windows 7 operating system is now been sold purely online, with the software product delivered entirely via Internet through electronic software distribution (ESD) channel. Customers can digitally download the Windows 7 installation files from online store from which they purchased Windows 7 to clean install on blank PC or upgrade existing installed OS.
Previously, the electronic downloads of Windows 7 setup files are available in a “box” format, which comprised of an starter executable, setup1.box and setup2.box (32-bit Windows 7 installation files and 64-bit Windows 7 installation files), which cannot be burned to DVD disc directly or mount to a virtual DVD-ROM drive. User must first goes through the process to create a bootable Windows 7 DVD ISO image from these downloaded Windows 7 installation files.
Microsoft has been providing Windows 7 ISO (disc image of Windows 7 DVD) to its customers with a time-limited ever-changing dynamic download links. And various online stores such as Amazon and Digital river have started to provide much sought after Windows 7 ISO downloads for their customers. The direct download links provided by various online stores are static, so it becomes the only publicly available official direct download links and sources for Windows 7 ISO which can be used to download by everybody.
Thanks to Ken and REZ, My Digital Life has complete listing of Windows 7 ISO direct download links, as listed below. The Windows 7 ISO image is of RTM build 6.1.7600.16385, and should be the same with leaked Windows 7 ISO image from MSDN/TechNet subscription download.
Hint: It’s recommended to use a download manager to download Windows 7 ISO as the file size typically more than 2GB and some download server terminates connection after a period of time. If you’re a customer, just login to your account to trigger the built-in download manager or file transfer manager.
Windows 7 ISO Direct Download Links
32-bit Windows 7 Ultimate x86 ISO
64-bit Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ISO
32-bit Windows 7 Home Premium x86 ISO
64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium x64 ISO
32-bit Windows 7 Professional x86 ISO
64-bit Windows 7 Professional x64 ISO
The ISO images above are in English language. Download Windows 7 MUI language packs (x86 or x64 versions) to convert and translate installed Windows 7 to another language.
To create a universal Windows 7 any edition installation DVD ISO, follow the guide to delete ei.cfg with ei.cfg Removal Utility.