Microsoft already offers the ability to download Windows 10 ISO, as well as ISO files from other versions of Windows. All for free. You wish perform a clean install of Windows, repair a broken system or just back up Windows ISO files?
No need to go through less credible sites. You can download Windows 10, 7 and 8.1 ISO files directly through Microsoft's site, or by using the Media Creation Tool. It is available on the Microsoft site, freely available to all.
Download Windows 10 ISO with Media Creation Tool
The media creation tool not only allows you to download the Windows 10 ISO file. It also allows you to create an installation disc directly using the latest available version of Windows 10.
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By downloading the ISO file of your choice, you can use it on a USB drive or other device to install Windows. Here's how to download Windows 10 ISO using Microsoft Media Creation Tool:
Step 1 : Go to the Microsoft site for download the media creation tool. Click on " Download the tool now And wait for the download to complete. It's a lightweight file, it shouldn't take long. Run it to download Windows 10 ISO.
Step 2 : Accept the terms of the license agreement. Continue by choosing the option " Create installation media And go to the next step. The authoring tool will offer you a version of Windows 10 suitable for your computer, but you can change it.
To select a different language, edition, and architecture of the Windows 10 ISO file to download, uncheck the " Use recommended options for this PC ". After that go to the next step.
Step 3 : To select " ISO file For the choice of media to use, then browse your disk to choose the download destination of the Windows ISO file. Choose a folder of your choice or, preferably, create a dedicated one for the ISO file to download.
As for the name of your ISO file, it is by default " windows You can see it in the path selection window in front of you. To easily identify your file, it is best to rename it before starting the download.
You can give it the name of your choice and click on " Save To start the process and download Windows 10 ISO.
Wait for the download to complete. Once done, you will be able to use your Windows 10 ISO file according to your preferences. That is, either use it to install Windows on other computers, or keep it on your hard drive.
Download Windows 8.1 ISO and Windows 7 ISO from Microsoft's site
The media creation tool only allows obtaining the ISO file of Windows 10. With it, you can download Windows 10 ISO, but to obtain the ISO files of Windows 7 or 8.1, you will have to do it from the official site from Microsoft. Fortunately, it's also free.
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Download ISO Windows 7
To download the Windows 7 ISO file, first go to the Microsoft site. Download Windows 7 ISO File. Scroll to the bottom of the page to enter the product key. For Windows 7, unlike Windows 10 and 8.1, downloading is not possible without verifying the product key.
The set of characters on the above capture is not a valid key. You must therefore have purchased the product and have its valid activation key. Enter it in the required field and proceed to verification.
Once the verification is done, you will be able to select the language as well as the architecture of the Windows 7 ISO file to download. Then select the folder where it will be saved and start the download. Before starting the download, rename it if necessary.
Download ISO Windows 8.1
The Windows 8.1 ISO file is, as already said, downloadable directly from the Microsoft site. Unlike that of Windows 7, its download is done without requiring the verification of a key. It's completely free in other words.
To download the Windows 8.1 ISO file, first go to the Microsoft site. Download Windows 8.1 ISO File. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to select an edition of Windows 8.1, language, and architecture (32 or 64 bit).
Finally start the download. Here, there is no need to select a location for the download. Just launch it, the ISO file will be automatically saved to your default download folder. Usually you will find it in " Downloads ».