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Windows 7 Starter Install (Digital River),CANNOT UPDATE wucitux.dll

Q: Windows 7 Starter Install (Digital River),CANNOT UPDATE wucitux.dll

I have been trying to figure this problem out for month's, but basically I cannot get the digital river ISO to install so that I can receive updates from Windows Update. I burned the ISO to a flash drive with Rufus by itself, and cannot get it to install onto my netbook without crippling windows update service. Is there another tool that I can use to install this from a flash drive successfully or no? Win 7 Starter did install, and activate just fine, but I found out when I had gone to re-register the DLL's with "regsvr32" that the wucitux.dll was missing. I will also not that I have downloaded the ISO more than once from Digital River, and do have the correct architecture which is the 32-Bit version. To add to the info I have multiple netbooks that I have tested this on, and basically does the same thing. Also from the freshly installed OS from a flash drive I get this from windows update even with wuauvserv running (Windows Update Service) "WINDOWS UPDATE CANNOT CURRENTLY CHECK FOR UPDATES BECAUSE THE SERVICE IS NOT RUNNING"

I will also note I cannot remember if it was with the OEM Restore partition, and or from an External DVD Drive, but I do remember when I had installed Win 7 Starter on more than one my netbooks through one of these means that I was still getting updates, but then I had gotten to a certain point, and I still could not install all of the windows updates.

I would appreciate it if Someone would help me out here I am not really an amateur, but I still cannot figure this one out myself.

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A: Windows 7 Starter Install (Digital River),CANNOT UPDATE wucitux.dll

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
You can use Chrome and a raw paste on another site this links process shows to get another iso from TechBench
Download Windows 7 and 8.1 ISO Images from Microsoft - gHacks Tech News

After review this clean installing has gotten a tad tricky
Reinstalled twice, but Windows still won't update

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I have been trying to figure this problem out for month's, but basically I cannot get the digital river ISO to install so that I can receive updates from Windows Update. I burned the ISO to a flash drive with Rufus by itself, and cannot get it to install onto my netbook without crippling windows update service. Is there another tool that I can use to install this from a flash drive successfully or no? Win 7 Starter did install, and activate just fine, but I found out when I had gone to re-register the DLL's with "regsvr32" that the wucitux.dll was missing. I have downloaded the ISO more than once from Digital River, and do have the correct architecture which is the 32-Bit version. To add to the info I have multiple netbooks that I have tested this on, and basically does the same thing. Also from the freshly installed OS from a flash drive I get this from windows update even with wuauvserv running (Windows Update Service) "Windows update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running"

I will also note I cannot remember if it was with the OEM Restore partition, and or from an External DVD Drive, but I do remember when I had installed Win 7 Starter on more than one my netbooks through one of these means that I was still getting updates, but then I had gotten to a certain point, and I still could not install all of the windows updates.

I would appreciate it if Someone would help me out here I am not really an amateur, but I still canno... Read more

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I first purchased Windows 7 Home Edition (32-bit), then upgraded online to Windows 7 Pro (32-bit).
The hal.dll corrupted and I couldn't fix the problem because I only had the Home Edition discs.

Several sources in Forums advised me to fix the problem using a boot disk from an ISO downloaded from Digital River.
That disc couldn't fix the hal.dll problem either so I did the Custom Install. That put a new installation of Windows 7 Pro on the computer.
Now I'm being asked for the Activation Key. The Key I was given when I upgraded to Pro isn't being accepted. I'm told that the Key I was given only works for the Windows 7 Pro upgrade..!

I've signed-on to the Microsoft site and followed links around for a while, but I can't find any understandable information about my problem. How do I get the Activation Key for Windows 7 Pro now that it's been reinstalled?

Thanks

A:Can't find Activation Key for Windows 7 ISO from Digital River

Unfortunately I think you are going to have to install it the way you started install home first then upgrade to pro

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I've just registered to get a copy of windows 7 pro 64 bit when its been released from the UK student program and am wondering what format the download will be in. My friends who have got their copies using the MSDN AA have had theirs as iso files which they have been able to burn and install from there. Will the download from here be in the same format or will it be the same as the ultimate 64 bit download (3 seperate files)

A:Installation of Windows 7 from digital river download

  
Quote: Originally Posted by marshalex


I've just registered to get a copy of windows 7 pro 64 bit when its been released from the UK student program and am wondering what format the download will be in. My friends who have got their copies using the MSDN AA have had theirs as iso files which they have been able to burn and install from there. Will the download from here be in the same format or will it be the same as the ultimate 64 bit download (3 seperate files)



It will not be in three seperate files. that was a torrented fiel. It will come in either an ISO (most likely) or a vhd (doubtful). to burn you take the ISO file and burn it to dvd using an app like IMGburn, or powerISO, etc

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A few days ago I wanted to download Windows 7 Profesional 32 bit iso from Digital River. It started to download and then it stopped to download at 10.9 mb. I tried to download it with Free Download Manager, Internet Download Manager, DownThemAll but it also stopped at 99%. This problem is on all my browsers. I didn't have any Internet Connection problems while downloading the iso. I tried to download files that are larger than 2GB but its the same problem. I am on a DSL connection. I need this iso to install it on another computer. How to solve this problem ?

A:Why I can't download Windows 7 Profesional 32 bit from Digital River ?

Usually what happens after 99% is that the file is moved from a temp folder to the download folder, and then scanned by your antivirus program. Try and delete all browsing history, verify there's enough free space on the disk, and temporarily disable the antivirus.

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I bought Home Premium 32 bit update (at Office Max) to install on my ASUS 1015 PEM Notebook (upgrading Windows Starter). I'm not having much luck. The program loads, but then stalls at a screen that says something like "Windows compatibility file (on desktop)". It goes no further. Any help?

A:Unable to install Windows 7 Home update to Windows Starter

Try using Anytime upgrade.

No install files needed.
Only the Upgrade key is need.
Anytime upgrade only adds-on the Programs & Features from version to version.
Windows Anytime Upgrade - How to

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Hi
im looking for trail ver of windows 7 but i found digital river servers down.
i lost cd key so i want use trail and reinstall it again every month
so any advice ?
thanks you

A:is there any alternative for digital river ?

There is no trial version of Win7, only a 30 day grace period before you must activate so you can decide if this is an install you want to keep. You should already own a license. If so then read carefully over the steps to get and keep a perfect Clean Reinstall Windows 7. It discusses in Step 1 how to find replacement media.

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In our household we have two students, and so ordered a copy of Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Home Premium in both x64 and x86 versions - a total of 4 products from Digital River.

Having used their download manager to download these files, I now have 6 files: 4 .exe files (as expected) plus 2 files named setup1.box and setup2.box.

The .exe files are, however, only just over 70KB each, setup1.box is almost 3GB and setup2.box is 163KB.

Running the Home PRemium versions fails immeditaely, saying it can't find the required files. Running the Pro x64 .exe file starts to build a .iso file ("Unloading the box"), but then fails with an unspecified error.

Any ideas?

A:Digital River downloads?

This is breaking on Technet right now:

Windows 7 Upgrade Emerging Problem: "We are unable to create or save new files...

Microsoft is aware of this Digital River issue and their response will likely unfold there. You can add your issue there for their attention.

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Ok, so I was finally able to get the main Expanded Setup file extracted.

But now I still have the 3 original files on my desktop... what do I do with them?

Also my expandedsetup file is this large:

Size: 3.01 GB (3,239,836,668 bytes)

Size on disk: 3.01 GB (3,241,648,128 bytes)

Contains: 874 files, 199 folders

But doesnt it need to be 3.02 or something? So did I download a bad version? Or do I have it all for 7 64?

A:Help me with my Win 7 64 download from Digital River

Hello Johnny, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This tutorial will help show you how to create a ISO file from this and burn it to a DVD to use to install Windows 7 with it.

Make bootable iso from student d/l

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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You can do it. See this DR help link:

Windows 7 US Online Store





Quote:
Step 2 ? Download the ISO Image of Windows 7
Please obtain these links by contacting Digital River customer support. The Windows 7 ISO file is large (>2GB). Please verify that you have sufficient hard disk space to download this file and install Windows 7. Approx. 20GB will be enough for both operations.
Download the Windows 7 ISO image and save the file to a location you can remember. The download may take a considerable amount of time on slower internet connections.


Also being reported by Gizmodo.

A:Requesting ISO From Digital River

  
Quote: Originally Posted by scubasteve


You can do it. See this DR help link:

Windows 7 US Online Store







Quote:
Step 2 ? Download the ISO Image of Windows 7
Please obtain these links by contacting Digital River customer support. The Windows 7 ISO file is large (>2GB). Please verify that you have sufficient hard disk space to download this file and install Windows 7. Approx. 20GB will be enough for both operations.
Download the Windows 7 ISO image and save the file to a location you can remember. The download may take a considerable amount of time on slower internet connections.



Also being reported by Gizmodo.


Steve, what does this tell us?
On their side Op's still are complaining about download hangups,
Also the iso is only 3 gigs instead of 4 gigs.

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Hi all,

What a nightmare!!!

I have just had an email from Digital River, that I will be getting a full refund for the Windows 7 upgrade within the next 30 days, for the problems caused. I haven't even emailed them to complain (yet!)

The email also states that if I ordered the backup cd's these would still be dispatched.

Happy days - sort of!

Thanks

J

A:Digital River refund

Ok, I know some have cracked it, and others haven't, but I thought I would share this one with you.

I am running a MacBook Pro, and had Windows XP running under bootcamp. Downloaded from Digital River and had all the problems. Finally got it to boot, but wouldn't install due to unable to create folder.

Scrubbed bootcamp partition and tried using Parallels. So far so good, but not for long. Won't take my product key as I have the upgrade product 32bit, but at least it got that far.)

Now, reloading windows XP on bootcamp, and my XP disc has a scratch on it and can't be read

Ah well

Any help would be great.

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Quote: Originally Posted by wumbatron


Downloaded it on another computer and it only downloaded 2.49GB for some reason


I've been following the above thread where a guy kept trying to download a Windows 7 iso from Digital River, and it was wrong size/'not an iso' etc. Even though I don't need any iso's myself, I thought I'd have a go at downloading one to see what the OP's problem was. Sure enough I had the same result - 2.49GB (not 3.09GB for x64). Twice in fact.

That was browser download, so I tried 2 separate download managers. Seemed fine at first, but both stopped at 99.9%. Curious . . .

I'm starting to wonder if Microsoft are playing the old 'poison torrent' game - record labels sometimes release bad torrents of music CDs into the wild and fans download them (illegally) but are disappointed when it's a fake. After a few more useless attempts to get the CD, the pirate gives up and buys the product (well that's the theory).

Pretty soon all computers on sale will be Windows 8, and a lot of folk will buy one but want to downgrade to W7. MS seem to be moving the goalposts on that scenario, but no probs - we can just get a W7 iso from Digital River. Or can we ???

Just like the 'poison torrents', after several failed W7 Digital River downloads I guess MS expect us all to give up and buy into W8 (and buy their video's + mp3's).

Anyhow, at least I haven't broken any EULA law - all the iso's I downloaded tonight weren't copies of W... Read more

A:Something wrong at Digital River ?

You can remove your tin foil hat - sort of.

I used Pale Moon to download the ISO mentioned in the thread and it was fine
(e.g. I could mount it via Virtual CloneDrive and look around at the files...
...I could also build a virtual machine from it via VirtualBox.).

I also downloaded two other ISOs at the same time. One was fine, but X17-59465 was weird.
The last ISO in the screenshot above should be that same size as the first ISO.
X17-59465.iso looked fine.
I could mount it via Virtual CloneDrive.
I could even start the OS install process, but it barfed:



Notice the size being reported during the download.
That download was the 3rd try.
The completed download below it was 2nd try.

And these two download attempts were via another ISP:

Both of those downloads were via IE10. Both claimed that the download was interrupted. I looked at the file size of the ".partial" file before hitting the Resume button. The ".partial" file was the same exact file size (2.619...) shown in the first image of this post. Pressing Resume started the download all over again - but the "resumed" download made no claim of an interruption. Each second try just gave me the 2.619... file.

How odd.

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I've purchased my copy of the student Windows 7 Professional 64 bit through the Digital River provider. The purchase went through, I got the download link but I did not receive a product key from them. My room mate also purchased the software and got an identical email to one I got except her had a key in it. Does anyone know of a direct way to contact Digital River Customer Support? Sorry if this is in the wrong thread wasn't sure where to put this :/

A:Digital River distribution

Here ya go...Here

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I heard about this just now in Clean Reinstall Windows 7 thread:








  
Quote: Originally Posted by MBorrick


I had this great tutorial lined up for my install of a new SSD tomorrow using an ISO from the links provided but as of today the servers are being taken down! You are forced to use microsofts new downloads page which requires you to input your authetation code in before download. As mine is a OEM licence it won't let me and advises me to contact my vendor


As Jann from Heidoc reports in Windows 7 Direct Download Links as of now only English and Spanish are still up, links being replaced by a new MS Recovery Center that provides ISO's for a retail Product Key.

I'd also had heard from SIW2 who couldn't get it to take his retail key due to a Language error. I also had the same error on two of my retail Keys. The address we were using is Microsoft Software Recovery

But if it's not allowing Product Keys from COA stickers then it is another ridiculous attack on the ability of MS customers to get the best possible install of the OS they bought with their PC even after over a million consumers have done so following Clean Reinstall Windows 7. I honestly thought we were beyond this, but apparently not.

I'm going to wait a day before bringing this up to the MVP forums to see if anything changes.

A:Digital River Win7 ISO servers taken down again

What I get as of now is this Greg.

Northern Ohio
Local Time: 21:24
2/3/2015
Windows 7 Direct Download Links






Quote:
502 - Web server received an invalid response while acting as a gateway or proxy server.

There is a problem with the page you are looking for, and it cannot be displayed. When the Web server (while acting as a gateway or proxy) contacted the upstream content server, it received an invalid response from the content server.

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I have heard lots about there being problems when people have downloaded Win 7 from Digital River as part of the student offer. Most of what I have heard is from people trying to got from 32 bit Vista/XP to 64 bit Win 7.
Are there any similar problems reported with the 32 bit win 7 download?

A:Question about Digital River Win 7 download

The biggest problem is how the download is delivered (an exe file), then expanding the file, then burning the files to a bootable ISO.... Personally, I wouldnt go through all those hoops if it were free... and apparently a lot of other people agree..

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Well, here it's now 00:13, October 22nd, was wondering if anyone knows when the Windows 7 download from Digital River will be up? Hopefully before I go to sleep?

Thanks.

A:Digital river student download?

I'm in the same boat. I imagine they will stagger the downloads so as not to cause chaos on their servers, but I'm really hoping to install tonight! I will post if I get my email tonight.... anyone have any insider info??

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I purchased the student offer version of Windows 7 yesterday top up grade from XP, as for ?30 I thought I couldn't go wrong.

So there I was this morning thinking I could set a side a few hours to get it all up and running but 11 hours later i still dont even have all of the first .box file downloaded!

I live off campus (in the UK), but still have a cable broadband connection and can usually expect file download speeds of 300-800kb/s as reported by the windows download window.

Now I know that there is probably high demand on Digital River's servers at the moment, but still... My download has only managed 40-50kb/s on average with a couple of short peaks to 70-90kb/s.

At this rate it'll be tomorrow evening before I get to a point where I can install.

Anyone else having this problem, or ideas of how to speed things up? I ask as i can't find anywhere else which mentions this problem, only people talking about creating .iso files as if their download flew by and now they're installing.

A:Digital River Download painfully slow!

Please see this For those who purchased Windows 7 from Digital River

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Here are instructions to make a DVD from the Digital River Student down load
How to make a DVD of that student-only Windows 7 you bought for $29.99

Please make note that you can't [upgrade] from a 32bit system to a 64bit system, if that is what your ordered. You will have to do a [clean] install.
Follow the 'how to' tutorial:
Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

A:Digital River .. a handful of random files and no ISO?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee


Here are instructions to make a DVD from the Digital River Student down load
How to make a DVD of that student-only Windows 7 you bought for $29.99

Please make note that you can't [upgrade] from a 32bit system to a 64bit system, if that is what your ordered. You will have to do a [clean] install.
Follow the 'how to' tutorial:
Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version


Good post Jacee...maybe now SIW2 will get a break

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i want to know is download from digital river safe and legit... i heard some where that it could be unsafe as its not Microsoft site and could have malicious code in downloads

A:Is Download From Digital River Safe & Legal??

Hello Parashar,

Yes, Digital River has official Windows ISO file downloads since that is also a Microsoft site. Of course, you would need to already have a legitimate product key to use to activate with.

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I have purchased Win7 Pro 64 from Digital River. I would like to buy another Pro64 bit key but I am only allowed one Pro64 bit download. They will allow me to buy the Pro32 bit version, will the product key that comes with the Pro32 bit version allow me to install and activate another Pro64 bit install. Are the keys version specific?

A:Digital River Win7 Product Key Question

All I can say is that the normal keys are version specific, that is you can install only pro with a pro key, but they are not to my knowledge architecture specific (64/32 Bit).

However with Digital River's history on this roll out I would not state this a s fact

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Im looking for a 7 home premium x64 iso because the serial checker on msfts site is referring me to the manufacturer, who of course doesnt have the isos available for download.

A:digital river no longer hosting isos.

Sadly it would be illegal and against for rules for somebody to post a link to a non-official source of the ISO in the thread

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Apologies to folks who have already seen this:

Windows 7 student upgrade hell - Apple 2.0 - Fortune Brainstorm Tech

(link currently on front page of CNN)
As I posted several days ago, I am just shocked that MS didn't work with Digital River to get a solution out there ASAP...to avoid just this type of press. I really have been surprised that I didn't get an email a day or two after release day from DR or MS stating, "if you have issues, you can download the ISO from here." I mean seriously, what's the value of the ISO without a key?...and if you managed to get a cracked key, I doubt access to the install media is what is holding you back.

I am sure that this issue is DR's fault since they appear to have written the installer based on its signature...but the result is the same either way - bad press for MS and Win 7.

Anyway, just thought that I would share.

cheers,
Steve

A:CNN Article on Digital River download issue

That is clearly from the tutorial on this site.

Download Squad

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It looks like the Digital River iso downloads of Windows 7 are done. A person now has to enter a key on this page to get the iso. I have not confirmed yet if an OEM Windows 7 key will work. Maybe Microsoft will reinstate those links but I doubt it.

A:Microsoft Digital River iso downloads - gone for good?

Looks like they are gone. sari and Toffee informed me about it yesterday, apparently, a lot of people (including MVPs) aren't happy with that decision, but there's nothing that can be done. I have the Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bits .iso on my computer, which is one of the most popular, and I can access all the others be entering the product keys I have and also use my e5.onthehub (DreamSpark) account, but I think that uploading them and distributing them would be illegal. This is kind of stupid too. What if the person needs a recovery DVD to access the Recovery PE, but lost his product key on the sticker. The only way would be to grab it from Windows itself, but it wouldn't be bootable. Hopefully they'll make these .iso available to the public again.

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legitimate copy of Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit from them?

This is from an old thread:
Which version of Windows 7 is the DVD? If the DVD is damaged, which it sounds as if it is, then you can legitimately download a legitimate version of the same Windows 7 ISO - hint : do a search in Google using the terms "Digital River".

I bought a DVD for a Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit upgrade, but my DVD has been stepped on and cracked. I have my product key. The person above made it sound like I can download the software from Digital River, even if I didn't originally buy it there, if I have a legitimate key. If not's not the case, is there another site that will let you dowload the exact same files that I can burn to DVD, in case I ever need to do a clean install?

Thanks in advance!

A:How am I supposed to download from Digital River if I didn't buy my...

Hello Eatingscabs,

When you purchase Windows 7, you are actually just purchasing the product key number. You could use any 64-bit Windows 7 Ultimate installation disc to install it on your computer, then use your product key number to activate it.

You can download an official 64-bit Windows 7 Ultimate ISO file below. Afterwards, you can create a bootable USB/DVD with the ISO file to install with.

Official Windows 7 SP1 ISO from Digital River ? My Digital Life

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hello! While I know that this is the very first day of Windows 7 release and everything, I just wanted to see if anyone had a similar problem and had found a way to fix it.
So, I finally got Windows 7 Professional Upgrade (since I'm a student) to start downloading through my Campus' proxy and after downloading smoothly for a half an hour or so it hit 68% and paused. At first I thought nothing of it, but now when I try to click "resume" it downloads about .01-.02mb of data and then pauses again all in less than a second.
Anyone know how I might fix this? I've exited the Download Manager and started it again a couple of times, and restarted my computer and have unplugged/plugged back in my Ethernet cord.
Any help would be much appreciated, thanks!

A:Digital River Download Pausing Constantly?

My download has been pausing at the 68% mark too. Maybe it will budge during off-peak downloading hours.

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I just installed Win7 from disc on my computer, Dell 8300. Came from XP. Really like Win7, very happy with it. I just have one problem, I can't boot from disc so I can reformat hard drive when I install Win7. I changed Bios settings to boot from DVD, it loads disc, does the long white bar at bottom of screen, then proceeds to blue with flower stems background page and everything stops. Stays their. My computer knowlegde is limited, so any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Mar

A:Win7 Digital River Master Disc Won't Boot

You say you can't boot from the disk even after making correct BIOS boot order settings, but then describe the disk loading. How does the disk load if not booted?

Do you get the prompt to "hit any key to boot from CD/DVD drive?" If you do this, does it then begin loading with a progress bar and proceed as you say? That is booting from the DVD.

If it was not able to boot from the DVD then it would start into Windows 7 and probably bring up the Autoplay menu of the DVD in the drive. Is this what happens?

It is possible that the DVD only has the files and isn't bootable. If so, we can help you create a bootable ISO from the files to burn to a DVD.

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I downloaded from Digital River yesterday with the student discount, and had the same problem as everyone else "unboxing" the download. I used the fix that's been circling round the forums and have got it installed and working. The only thing I'm missing is a product key. Wasn't Digital River supposed to give me one in my confirmation email? I've received nothing of the sort, and would really like to activate this product I've purchased. I have product keys from previous versions of Windows that I've bought, but the machine I installed Windows 7 on was using Linux as its main operating system. Any thoughts?

-Jon

A:Canadian student Digital River download product key

  
Quote: Originally Posted by bangladeuce


I downloaded from Digital River yesterday with the student discount, and had the same problem as everyone else "unboxing" the download. I used the fix that's been circling round the forums and have got it installed and working. The only thing I'm missing is a product key. Wasn't Digital River supposed to give me one in my confirmation email? I've received nothing of the sort, and would really like to activate this product I've purchased. I have product keys from previous versions of Windows that I've bought, but the machine I installed Windows 7 on was using Linux as its main operating system. Any thoughts?

-Jon



Call digital river and ask for another email.

ken

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Hello,

so, I went on with buying windows7 for students (german version, since I write this from germany).
Digital River Download manager, downloads the 3 files... 2 of them are fine, but on around 50% of the 3rd file, I get the message that reads something like this:

"The destination file could not be located on the server. Digital River download manager that you are using seems to be outdated. Would you like to visit Digital River Website?"

Yes / No

When I click on "yes" nothing happens. I REINSTALLED vista completely just minutes ago, and tried downloading it again... same thing. Same error, the download cannot finish.
Anyone else experienced this or with any solution on the matter?

Regards.

A:Digital River unable to find filr 3/3 on the server

Finally there's someone with the same problem: Mein Beileid btw
I am from Germany as well, bought the german 64bit upgrade for students and tried to download it via digital river. At 49% when part 3/3 starts it is stuck complaining that the file can not be found etc. same as above.

My first research has brought up that this error does not seem to be that common... let's hope for some more complaints!

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Hi!So I recived my Thinkpad x1 yoga 3:rd gen on the 18th of july and have been trying to return this machine since the 22second of july and I have yet to get even a RMA. I have now sent about 6 emails to the support through lenovo and have recently even contacted Digital River support directly and still now response what so ever. The problem is that I have payed for this machine, and these are not cheap machines as you all know, and I find it extremly frustrating that even though i have done nothing wrong since i am still within the 14 days of getting the product, i still get no help in returning my machine and get my money back. I live in the EU and if I dont get my money back and get a RMA so that I can send this machine back to lenovo, then that means that lenovo or digital river are breaking the law. So my tip to everyone is that you througly document when you get your product and carefully document when you send your emails so that you can prove that you are eligable to a return/refund and that you dont get scammed. Very wierd behaviour from such a big and well known company, espacially on machines that cost over 2k dollars... For those that wonder the reason i want to return this machine is that it heats up so fast when plugged in and there is some coil whine on it aswell as the fact that it does not cut it for the tasks i had in mind. The last reason is obviously my fault since i did not do enough research but the heat and the performance due t... Read more

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Hi I am having an HP net book mini 210 with windows 7 starter . It came as OEM and i did not receive any windows 7 starter cd . But there is a windows 7 serial number on the sticker at the bottom. I made 3 restore disks as advised. The original windows configuration in this machine has 4 primary partitions .(C drive , Recovery, HP tools and a partition named system).

I would prefer to have windows in C drive and all my data in another drive. I don't need HP tools . Deleting this partition will enable me to have linux as dual boot( right now it is not possible as it has already 4 primary partitions ).

Is it possible to reinstall windows 7 starter from a cd or pendrive and just enter the serial number given in the sticker at the bottom (like windows xp which came with an installation cd). This way I can partition it the way I want. If it is possible, where can i download an installation cd ?

Thanks in advance.

A:Is it possible to install OEM Windows 7 starter from a CD ?

We're not allowed to link to Win7 downloads here as it encourages piracy, so you'll have to try to borrow a friends DVD to copy using ImgBurn (save image file, then burn to DVD at 4x speed).

If you download from web, check the comments and rightclick scan the ISO with your AV and Malwarebytes.

Here are tips for clean reinstalling factory OEM Win7: re-install windows 7

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Hey Guys,

Appreciate any help since I think the service pack may be an important update.
I have a Toshiba Netbook with Windows 7 Starter.

It is a genuine edition of windows and I have the key and everything (in case I need to do an entire restore).

I have a very odd problem...I have attempted to resolve it the conventional way but have not had much lucky.

I am unable to install the following updates via auto update:
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (kb976932)
Update for Windows 7 (kb982018)
Update for Windows 7 (kb2522422)

Here are the detailed logs:

1. Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (KB976932)

Installation date: ‎2/‎11/‎2012 8:08 PM

Installation status: Failed

Error details: Code 800B0100

Update type: Important

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 is a recommended collection of updates and improvements to Windows that are combined into a single installable update. The service pack can help make your computer safer and more reliable. A typical installation will take about 30 minutes to complete, and you will have to restart your computer about halfway through the process.

More information:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=206783

Help and Support:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=206784


2. Update for Windows 7 (KB982018)

Installation date: ‎2/‎16/‎2012 7:11 PM

Installation status: Failed

Error details: Code 8007065E

Update type: Recommended

This is a reliability update. This update resolves some performance and reliability is... Read more

A:Windows 7 Starter Update Issues

The system readiness tool was what I tried to use to fix the issue...it did 0 and left me back at square 1.

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Had similar problems with Windows Updates not downloading since December 2015. I finally used Windows Update Readiness Tool Kb 947821 before this was resolved.
 
In the last series of Updates Kb 3109094 was listed and failed to download. I downloaded the update from MS and installed it and Win 7 refused to load after the installation. I used System Repair to deal with this and am now able to use the machine and now have  the same update sitting in Windows Update  I have hidden it but would like to hear why MS is offering updates that then stop the machine from being used ?

A:Windows 7 Starter Update New Issue

Hi to BleepingComputer  The Kb3109094 is a recent update and sadly is not uncommon to see Microsoft releasing updates that creates problems in some machines, certain configurations etc... My suggestion is to wait a few days before trying to install again maybe they found some problem on the update and also run a System Check to make sure Windows isn't reporting problems.open the Command Prompt as Administrator (Tutorial)type the following command and press Enter:sfc /scannowNote: This may take some time to finish.if it doesn't say "No integrity violations found" them do this:Export the CBS folderClick the Start button then click Computer.Double-click on the C: drive, under the Hard Disk Drives category, and then scroll down to, and double click on the Windows folder.Find and double click on the Logs folder.Right-click on the CBS folder, and select Copy.Go back to your Desktop, right-click on it, and select Paste. You should now see a copy of the CBS folder appear on your Desktop called CBS.Right-click on this new folder, and navigate through Send to, and select Compressed (zipped) folder.A new file, also called CBS (CBS.zip), but this time with a different icon, will be created.Attach this to your next post please, if the file is too big to attach please upload to this site ge.tt and post the sharing URL

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I am aware that you cannot buy windows 7 starter, and that it only come already installed by a manufacture.

Here is the problem:
I have a hp mini laptop that came with windows 7 starter and has the COA, I desperately need to re install the OS but the recovery partition was corrupted. the drive has already been formatted using a different version of windows 7, but i need to install starter.

Is there any place at all i can download the ISO from Microsoft or somewhere else?

I found a thread from Microsoft saying i could create a boot able USB with a Windows 7 Ultimate x86 ISO with the ef.cfg file removed. that should apparently allow me to install any version of windows including windows 7 starter, but that did not work for me even after trying multiple variations of creating the boot able drive including CMD, and utility's. Tried removing the file with both a utility tools and by hand.

Any suggestions?

A:Windows 7 starter clean install

Hi you would probably be better contacting Hp and order a usb recovery kit Looking for HP Recovery Discs or an HP USB Recovery Drive? | HP? Support

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I am trying to do a dual install of Windows Starter 7 and Linux Mint on my HP Mini 210. It has no CD/DVD drive so I'm using ISOs on USBs. This is a *little* above my skill and knowledge level, but I'm learning a ton as I go. At the moment I have totally wiped the hard drive and have no operating systems. I want to reinstall Windows first, and it launches fine from the USB but I keep getting this same message which is the title of this thread, that it can't find the partition. I've deleted all the partitions, I've done the "clean" thing, I've tried making an active partition through the command line, no go.

I do believe the problem could be having the USB drive in at the time of partitioning, with the BIOS pointing to the USB as the 1st boot option. But I can't figure out how/when to take it out. I tried both solutions below. The first might work but I'm not sure at what point in the process to do it. I did the second as well, but when I restart it does not boot from the active partition, just says "missing operating system".

I've been at this for a week, reading all kind of forums and watching tutorials, but I'm stuck on this problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated.








  
Quote: Originally Posted by whtnxt


@mrvoid
Well to start with I have faced the same problem that you have on my new laptop.
"Setup unable to create the system partition"
I was booting from my 4GB pendrive and tried ... Read more

A:Struggling with USB Install for Windows 7 Starter

When you boot the mini, does it tell you you can press a Fn key to get to the boot menu? If so then DO NOT make the USB the first boot device, leave it as the hard drive. Instead, press the Fn key during boot and select the USB flash drive to start the install. When it then reboots after copying files to the hard drive, it will boot from the hard drive as it should and continue to install from the USB.

At least that's how it has worked for me on other computers.

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Hello

HP Mini 210

I am trying to install windows starter 7.

Currently I have installed fedora 14 xfce. And I have allocated 24 GB NTFS for hard disk for the windows partition.

My current partitions are as follows:

Code:
/dev/sda2 97G 4.9G 91G 6% /
tmpfs 494M 92K 494M 1% /dev/shm
/dev/sda1 485M 68M 392M 15% /boot
/dev/sda5 169G 26G 135G 16% /home
I have created a boot USD to install windows starter 7.

When the computer boots into the windows setup and I selected the partition I want to install windows on. I get the following message:

Code:
"Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition."
This is setup displaying all my partitions:

Code:
Disk 0 Partition 1 500MB 0 Primary
Disk 0 Partition 2 97.7GB 0 Primary
Disk 0 Partition 3 4GB 0 Primary
Disk 0 Partition 4 171.3GB 0 Logical
Disk 0 Partition 5 24.6GB 24.5 Logical <-- Trying install on this partition NTFS
I have also tried to delete the partition in setup and create a new one. And also tried to format the partition.

However, I still get the same error message.

Many thanks for any advice,

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I am ready to pull my hair out on this one. My daughter complains about how slow her netbook is, so I've finally decided to upgrade her XP os to Windows 7 starter. I have wasted almost my entire Saturday trying to get this to work but am stuck on the install right after I get past the language setting screen. I am being prompted with the following:

"A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have the driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please insert it now." Then offers a browse option. Originally installing off of DVD, I decided to create a bootable USB and am installing off of that now. Both methods result in the same problem. I think it is looking for a driver for the Intel ACHI controller (ICH7M/MDH SATA AHCI Controller). I have tried the BIOS settings which offer 3 choices: Compatible (not sure what this means) or Enhanced. With enhanced I can choose between IDE and AHCI (default). I have the OEM disk with the XP driver - Intel(R) ICH7M/MDH SATA AHCI Controller (E:\drivers\ahci\iaAHCI.inf), which it finds/recognizes when I browse, but after installing, or attempting to install, I get the following message:

"No new devices could be found. Make sure the driver files are correct and located on the driver installation media."

I have downloaded version 8.9.0.1023 for XP, Vista and Windows 7, but it seems to be RAID only drivers which it does not recognize. There is box selection at the bottom of the screen that... Read more

A:Windows 7 Starter on eee pc looking for driver during install

You could set it to IDE...Maybe?

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Hi, I have had my Samsung N150 plus netbook for nearly three years and it's just started running really slowly. I want to do a fresh install of windows 7 starter but my disks are in storage. I have my product key for the starter edition however. I found this post: USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create but I can't find an English 7 starter ISO among the files on the website given.

I would appreciate it if someone could direct me to such a file and also any tips for the cleanest install possible. I'm a newbie.

Thanks.

A:Windows 7 starter ISO for clean install?

From Windows use Complete PC Restore.

From boot use the F4 key.

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hello
i have a samsung nc10 netbook

i have made a boot usb with windows 7 starter 32bit on it and its loading fine

however when i get to the install i am getting a problem

where it asks me where id like to install windows all i have is:

disk:0 unallocated space 150 gb

or if i click "new" it then becomes

disk:0 partition 1 150gb and has primary as the type

whenever i click next on either option i get the same message

"setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition. see the setup log files for more information"

anyone know how i can resolve this please?

thank you in advance

A:windows 7 starter 32bit install problem

On the entire hard drive you are speaking about - Do you have any data at all that you want to keep?

Or is it ok that you lose everything on it and that is no problem?

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Hi,

This morning I recieved emails from friends saying my account was sending out possible trojan/phishing software.

Unfortunately before I could investigate, my partner had opened the email sent to her on her netbook and run the download. Now the computer won't boot the OS.

The email and file read as http://rapidshare.com/files/430252137/Hi.exe

The netbook is an MSI netbook running Windows 7 Starter. The computer will POST but then just goes blank. I am able to access the BIOS but when I try and access system recovery, nothing happens.

The problem I also face is I obviously do not have a DVD drive for the computer.

As I can't actually get into the OS, I can't configure any scans to see what has affected the computer.

What steps should I take to get the OS up and running?

Any other information I may have missed?

Thanks in advance

HF.
 

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Since my son no longer uses his Asus PEM 1015 I was going to start using it myself. This laptop has always been kept up to date with MS updates, the Browser, AV & Flash. About a week ago I noticed Windows Updates would no longer work. It just keeps checking for updates for hours with no results & no error codes. I tried fixing it using suggestions I've read on line & using tools from MS. However the problem was never resolved.

About 3 days ago I decided to start fresh since my son was not going to use this laptop again & I did a System Recovery to bring back the laptop to it's original start day. When I do a System Recovery everything works well again until MS Updates updates my Windows Agent automatically to Windows Agent to 7.6.7600.320. At this point everything breaks down & Windows Updates runs constantly without ever finding any results or giving me any error codes. I've also tried suggestions online at this point & have used MS tools & the only thing that works temporarily is doing another System Recovery. This works temporarily until MS Updates updates my WU Agent again automatically to 7.6.7600.320 & the issue starts again. I've already done a System Recovery 4x already & everything works well again until MS updates automatically the Windows Agent to 7.6.7600.320.

Can anyone here please help me.
Thanks,
Bill

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Hi,

I am currently running Windows 7 Starter on my HP Mini and I would like to completely remove it and install a Linux distribution instead.

My knowledge of computers is very limited in this direction, and I would love some help from one of the many knowledgeable members of these forums.

Is it possible to back up what I need to keep onto an external HDD, wipe the internal HDD, install Linux, and replace all of my files?

A:Want to completely remove Windows 7 Starter and install Linux

! You should copy all your own files to an external disk or USB stick - best would be both. Format the stick in Fat32.

2. I would also take a system image to an external disk - just in case you do not like Linux and want to get back to Windows: Imaging with free Macrium

3. Linux is not all fun and games. I hope you are familiar with it because it is a very geeky OS and not for the faint at heart.

4. The internal disk I would format in Linux because they have different file systems.

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I installed windows 7 starter 32 bit on my acer travelmate 4070, no video controller device not installed, i tried to windows update but windows could not fin drivers for my device.. what should I do?? pls.. help me thanks..

A:Install windows 7 starter 32 bit no video controller device

Maybe you have to install correct chipset driver first.
Visit manifacturer site, choose computer model and download specific drivers.

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Last week (I think it was on Monday 10/14) I installed the automatic update for Windows 7 Starter. The installation took a very long time, but other than that it seemed to be problem-free. Ever since then, I have had enormous problems with Firefox, which either freezes or crashes almost every time I use it. I was not having any problems using Firefox before I installed the latest update. What can I do to resume the trouble-free use of Firefox?

A:Re Windows 7 Starter last week's automatic update -- Firefox crashes

Try uninstalling it, and then reinstalling using a fresh download.

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Hi, Everyone this is my 1st post, I had been reading Sevenforums before i actually join it. Eversince then i got most of my doubt solve.

I just bought a Sony Vaio Y series come with Windows 7 Starter.

I got a bad deal form Malaysia giving windows 7 stater and 320gb hd, whereas S'pore giving Windows 7 home premiun and 500hd. Anyway i like the design and portability of this model.

I got a Year Warranty, But i'm wanted to upgrade it to Win7 Ent. and also wanted to upgrade my ram to 4GB max. my existing one is 2GB. but i afraid this would void the warranty.

Let get my question i wanted to update to Win7 Ent with out and not keeping my starter. but i afraid of driver issue, i plan to boot by USB setup.

Any advice?

A:Install Windows 7 Enterprise on Netbook Replacing Windows 7 Starter

Yeah -- warranty advice can only properly come from the warranty holder (despite what others here may tell you). So, you need to check with Sony support to see if performing such a Win7 upgrade will compromise your warranty in any way. My guess would be that it would not -- but (like everyone else posting here) -- that is only a guess.

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Help!

As I shut my machine down last night Windows informed me it was doing 15 updates, which I allowed it to do.

This morning, the machint took a little extra time to boot up, I guess because it was finalising configurations.

Now I see all my icons for Word/ Excel in the folders and on Desktop have turned orange. When I click on a Word/ Excel Icon I get a dialogue box promting me to Activate an already purchased copu of Office 2010, Go online to purchase, or Try Office free for a limited time.

I have tried a Repair on Office 2010 Starter, but that has made no difference.

I am, however, able to open the documents by opening the application (Word/ Excel) and searching for the documents via the application's Open dialogue box.

Does anybody know what I need to do to fix this?

TIA.

A:Last night's Windows auto update has crippled Office 2010 Starter!

It may be a case of uninstalling the relevant update/s. There have been some known issues with the latest round of updates with Office 2007 and 2013 as far as I'm aware. Mine updated this morning before I came to work so I'll check and see if mine has been affected tonight when I get home.

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