Does Microsoft provide free downloadable ISOs for Windows 10 Enterprise?

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  1. riahc3

    riahc3 MDL Senior Member

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    I know about the evaluation ISOs but does Microsoft provide clean free downloadable ISOs for Windows 10 Enterprise?
     
  2. LostED

    LostED MDL MIRROR Hardlink

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    No

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  3. LiteOS

    LiteOS MDL Expert

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    if u mean evaluation so yea
     
  4. Stannieman

    Stannieman MDL Guru

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    Don't think so, but google the sha1 and you'll find it if the lang isn't to exotic.
     
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  5. riahc3

    riahc3 MDL Senior Member

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    I stated that I knew about the evaluation...
     
  6. TCM

    TCM MDL Addicted

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    Since Microsoft provides checksums, it doesn't matter where you get the ISO from.
     
  7. PaulDesmond

    PaulDesmond MDL Magnet

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    all answers are incorrect except LostEd's one. Fact is that MS does not provide biz-soft to the public. Big companies have to pay for licenses provided by Volume service centers or you get it through MSDN subscription officially. So the answer to op question is NO, period.
    It is true that you find hash matching isos on the Internet (even in my jukebox...lol) but this has nothing to do with a free download from MS
     
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  8. NeXtStatioN

    NeXtStatioN MDL Senior Member

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    #8 NeXtStatioN, Sep 12, 2015
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    Hello

    Microsoft provides free trial from TechNet Evaluation Center

    Just need to register with a Microsoft Account

    microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-10-enterprise

    But no idea if the ISO's are same as MSDN

    EDIT -

    10240.16384.150709-1700.TH1_CLIENTENTERPRISEEVAL_OEMRET_X86FRE_EN-US.ISO
    SHA1 = 875b450d67e7176b8b3c72a80c60a0628bf1afac

    while

    en_windows_10_enterprise_x86_dvd_6851156.iso

    SHA1 = E7138032986BFCFA0E5F1A8E41E2E9FD1EC94268
     
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  9. PaulDesmond

    PaulDesmond MDL Magnet

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    #9 PaulDesmond, Sep 12, 2015
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    eval soft is time bombed and usually not usable for unlimited work with it, so no MSDN like product in terms of functionality after end of working-cicle
    MS always provides evaluation enterprise isos good for 90 days without activation or such. After that 3 months you have to get the real thing which is not possible for aveage Joe out in the wild. Only KMS activation or MAK key will get that thing working with all features unlocked.
    MDL showed ways to circumvent these steps by giving advice how to make a full version of enterprise out of eval. I never tried it but afaik it should work. Anyway > VL activation is required after that move
     
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  10. odiebugs1

    odiebugs1 MDL Expert

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    #10 odiebugs1, Sep 12, 2015
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    Yes, and yes and YES, Microsoft does have a clean download and it's called pro, and all you need to do is add a Enterprise key and it magically turns into Enterprise.

    So everyone and Paul (twice ) has been WRONG, but we keep them around for laughs.:p:biggrin:

    If the OP wants a Enterprise OS to install, then all they need to do is download Pro.

    If they want to be silly, and download something that say's enterprise, then no they can't.

    But I'm pretty sure all they want is to have Enterprise.
     
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  11. YIN

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    let me understand one thing:
    if i download windows 10 enterprise evaluation from microsoft website, install it and activate it with KMS its become FULL version??? :g:
     
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    xinso MDL Guru

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    #14 xinso, Sep 13, 2015
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    Nope. Time-bombed nevertheless.

    1. Modify or import RTM registry

    Enterprise

    Before (Evaluation)
    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFT\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion]
    "EditionID"="EnterpriseEval"
    "ProductName"="Windows 10 Enterprise Evaluation"
    After (RTM)
    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFT\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion]
    "EditionID"="Enterprise"
    "ProductName"="Windows 10 Enterprise"
    Enterprise LTSB

    Before (Evaluation)
    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFT\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion]
    "EditionID"="EnterpriseSEval"
    "ProductName"="Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB Evaluation"
    After (RTM)
    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFT\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion]
    "EditionID"="EnterpriseS"
    "ProductName"="Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB"
    2. Run RTM ISO\setup.exe to upgrade with Windows settings, personal files and apps kept.




    Q: Can I upgrade Enterprise Evaluation to Enterprise LTSB RTM?
    A: Yes. Modify the registry, and use Enterprise LTSB RTM ISO.

    Before (Enterprise Evaluation)
    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFT\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion]
    "EditionID"="EnterpriseEval"
    "ProductName"="Windows 10 Enterprise Evaluation"
    After (Enterprise LTSB RTM)
    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFT\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion]
    "EditionID"="EnterpriseS"
    "ProductName"="Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB"
    Q: Can I upgrade Enterprise LTSB Evaluation to Enterprise RTM?
    A:
    Yes. Modify the registry, and use Enterprise RTM ISO.

    Before (Enterprise LTSB Evaluation)
    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFT\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion]
    "EditionID"="EnterpriseSEval"
    "ProductName"="Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB Evaluation"
    After (Enterprise RTM)
    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFT\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion]
    "EditionID"="Enterprise"
    "ProductName"="Windows 10 Enterprise"
     
  14. PaulDesmond

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    no, eval comes activated by design and stays eval so using KMS is nonsense.
     
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  15. TCM

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    Yeah, but you don't need to stick to the letter of the OP that much. His main intent was probably to get a clean Enterprise ISO, not necessarily get it directly from Microsoft, so "ISO from P2P + hashes from Microsoft" is practically equivalent.
     
  16. PaulDesmond

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    my English certainly is not perfect since it is not my native language but to me the question is absolutely clear. You can interpret almost every thing into any question or answer if you like to though
     
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  17. TCM

    TCM MDL Addicted

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    I was talking about the OP's (likely) intent, not his literal question.
     
  18. PaulDesmond

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    yes I know and you say clearly "likely" which means you don't know right?
     
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  19. TCM

    TCM MDL Addicted

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    Of course you are correct, but with a bit of common sense I asked myself: Could the OP be asking for ISOs directly from Microsoft and _not_ be interested in a completely equivalent method? Maybe he wants ISOs from Microsoft because he doesn't trust P2P and maybe he doesn't know 1) how hashes work and 2) that Microsoft itself provides hashes for all ISOs.

    If you want to strictly answer the question like a robot, the answer to the OP is of course "no".

    If you want to actually help the OP, the answer is "no, but ...".