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    Source For Vista Re-Installation ISO Download?

    I need to re-install Vista HP on a couple of older PC's that originally had it loaded.
    Can anyone point me to a source of an ISO file download for all versions of Vista, 32 and 64 bit?
    I have the original product keys.

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    There's this one for Home Premium which I think includes SP2.

    https://webforpc.com/software/operat...32-bit-64-bit/
    Last edited by Sudo; 2017-07-17 at 02:54.

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    Thanks for that link!
    I followed it, and although the site looked somewhat scary, I downloaded both the 32 bit and 64 bit versions.
    I first ran a malware scan on both downloaded files. Came up clean.
    Burned an install DVD for the 64 bit version, and it installed just fine.
    Actually it includes home basic, home premium, and ultimate versions.
    And they are all SP2 version, as you thought.
    Thanks again,
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    That's great news.

    I downloaded the 64 bit version should I needed it to help someone out and thought it was only for Home Premium as when I tried it against a program to remove the ei.cfg file to turn it into an universal ISO as you can for a Win 7 ISO, it said it couldn't find one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sudo View Post
    That's great news.

    I downloaded the 64 bit version should I needed it to help someone out and thought it was only for Home Premium as when I tried it against a program to remove the ei.cfg file to turn it into an universal ISO as you can for a Win 7 ISO, it said it couldn't find one.
    Oh I see, so the versions besides home premium may not be selectable I guess.
    Oh well, home premium it is I guess!

    rstew

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    It may depend upon the product key as to which version is installed and activated - it's just that I was under the impression that the ISO was just for Home Premium until you said otherwise.

    As for an ei.cfg file, then perhaps it's dependent upon the product key, unlike when you remove it from a Win 7 ISO.

    When that ISO is converted into an universal disk you are asked which version you want to install.

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