Windows 7 is one of the most popular operating systems in the world, but it is no longer supported by Microsoft since January 2020. This means that you can no longer download Windows 7 updates or security patches from Microsoft's website. However, if you still have a valid Windows 7 product key, you can download Windows 7 ISO file from Microsoft's software download website and create a bootable disk for free. A bootable disk is a disk that contains the Windows installation files and can be used to install or reinstall Windows on your computer. You can create a bootable disk using a USB flash drive or a DVD.
In this article, we will show you how to download Windows 7 ISO file from Microsoft's website and how to create a bootable disk using the Windows USB/DVD Download Tool. This tool is a free program that allows you to copy the Windows ISO file onto a USB flash drive or a DVD and make it bootable. You can use this tool to create a bootable disk for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.
What You Need to Download Windows 7 Boot Disk for Free
Before you start, you need to have the following things:
A USB flash drive or a DVD with at least 4 GB of space.
A Windows 7 product key. This is a 25-character code that is required to activate Windows 7. You can find it on the sticker on your computer or on the packaging of your Windows 7 disk. If you don't have it, you can use a tool like Magical Jelly Bean KeyFinder to retrieve it from your computer.
A blank USB flash drive or DVD (and DVD burner) if you want to create media. We recommend using a blank USB or blank DVD because any content on it will be deleted.
How to Download Windows 7 ISO File from Microsoft's Website
To download Windows 7 ISO file from Microsoft's website, follow these steps:
Go to Microsoft's software download website.
Enter your Windows 7 product key and click Verify.
Select your preferred language and click Confirm.
Select whether you want to download the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows 7 and click Download.
Save the ISO file to your PC. The download time will vary depending on your internet speed.
How to Create a Bootable Disk Using the Windows USB/DVD Download Tool
To create a bootable disk using the Windows USB/DVD Download Tool, follow these steps:
Download and install the Windows USB/DVD Download Tool from Microsoft's website.
Run the tool and click Browse to locate the Windows 7 ISO file that you downloaded.
Click Next and choose whether you want to create a bootable USB flash drive or a bootable DVD.
If you choose USB device, insert your USB flash drive and select it from the drop-down menu. Click Begin copying and wait for the process to finish.
If you choose DVD, insert your blank DVD and select it from the drop-down menu. Click Begin burning and wait for the process to finish.
You have now created a bootable disk for Windows 7. You can use it to install or reinstall Windows 7 on your computer.
How to Install or Reinstall Windows 7 Using the Bootable Disk
To install or reinstall Windows 7 using the bootable disk, follow these steps:
Insert the bootable USB flash drive or DVD into your computer and restart it.
Press any key when prompted to boot from the disk. 06063cd7f5