Download to Windows Vista ISO

Does anybody have a link that is fully working to download a Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit ISO file. I have to repair my computer because the OS went bad. I have my key that came with it. Thanks! Sorry if this is in the wrong topic.
 

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http://www.heidoc.net/joomla/technology-science/microsoft/57-windows-vista-direct-download-links This link has 4 versions of Vista in ISO format. I used them a few times and burned a successful copy. ; If the site goes down, email me I will burn a copy of it for you and mail it to you or I can drop it in a drop box o a One driver folder as a favor from a Microsoft Partner to customer...

Scott

Platte Avenue Computers

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Hi,

There are various methods to reinstall Vista.

 

This may assist you (download the files and make your own DVD):

http://www.heidoc.net/joomla/technology-science/microsoft/57-windows-vista-direct-download-links

It is a Vista Ultimate download, but read information futher down in this reply 

 

You can contact your Computer Manufacturer and ask them to send you a set of Recovery Disks.

They should do that for a small cost.

To reinstall Vista using their Recovery Disk/s, you Boot from the 1st Recovery Disk they supply and follow the Manufacturer's instructions to reinstall:

You will have to change the Boot Order to make the DVD/CD Drive 1st in the Boot Order:

How to change the Boot Order in BIOS:

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixtheproblem/ss/bootorderchange.htm

 

"How to replace Microsoft software or hardware, order service packs, and replace product manuals"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326246

 

And if you never received a Recovery Disk when you purchased your Computer there should be a Recovery Partition on the Hard Drive to reinstall Windows back to how you bought your Computer.

The Recovery process can be started by pressing a particular Key or Keys combination at Boot. (Power On / Startup)

It may be F10, F11, Alt + F10, etc depending on the Manufacturer.

Ask them for the correct Key sequence.

 

 

Some manufacturers no longer have Vista Recovery Disks available.

If that happens, you may have to try this instead:

You can also borrow and use a Microsoft Vista DVD, that contains the files for the various Vista Editions (Home Basic, Home Premium, Business and Ultimate) to be installed. The Product Key on your Computer / Laptop case determines which Edition is installed.

Other Manufacturers' Recovery DVDs are not to be used for the above purpose.

And you need to know the "bit" version for Vista, as 32bit and 64bit Editions come on different DVDs

Here is how to do a clean install of Vista, using a Microsoft Vista DVD:

"How to Do a Clean Install and Setup with a Full Version of Vista"

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/117366-clean-install-full-version-vista.html

 

And once the Operating System is installed, go to your Computer Manufacturer's website and obtain the latest Drivers for your particular Model Computer or Laptop.

 

And phone Activation may be required when using the above clean install Method.

"How to Activate Vista Normally and by Phone Activation"

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/84488-activate-vista-phone.html

 

Cheers.

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Bill Smithers - Microsoft MVP July 2013 - June 2020

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