Unlock all versions of Windows 7 from your DVD or Image file (x64 or x86)

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  1. ameykelkar

    ameykelkar MDL Member

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  2. d0PeMaN

    d0PeMaN MDL Junior Member

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    aint you got to delete all .clg files too
     
  3. NICK@NUMBER11

    NICK@NUMBER11 MDL Expert

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    #3 NICK@NUMBER11, May 17, 2011
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    no need to delete anything else, just the ei.cfg or open ei.cfg with notepad and edit it like this...

    [EditionID]

    [Channel]
    OEM
    [VL]
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  4. ameykelkar

    ameykelkar MDL Member

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    No. Only deleting ei.cfg files is enough. :biggrin:
     
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  5. ameykelkar

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    Its better though to delete the file instead of editing it!!
     
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  6. Myrrh

    Myrrh MDL Expert

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    Welcome to 2008!
     
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  7. ameykelkar

    ameykelkar MDL Member

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    What does this mean ?
     
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  8. nasa

    nasa MDL Member

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    This has been known, discussed & guided for some time now (it's old)
     
  9. ameykelkar

    ameykelkar MDL Member

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    Windows 7 was released in 2009 and not 2008 :p
     
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  10. jabberwocky

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    that is irrellevent really ,the same method worked with Vista too, there must be dozens of older threads that discuss this ,there is no longer any need to go down the road of using ISO tools to open and edit ,there is an excellent tool available here "eicfg.removal tool"link a few posts up, that does the whole thing perfectly without the need for additional editing or rebuilding the ISO. the author even made another tool for switching versions that also works well.
     
  11. dearajay

    dearajay MDL Novice

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    how to do this for Microsoft.Windows.7.ULTIMATE.x86.OEM.DVD-BIE. There is no file named "ei.cfg" in it.
     
  12. ameykelkar

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    Its in the Sources Directory!!!
     
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  13. tcntad

    tcntad MDL Guru

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    And dont use any BIE/preactivated warz/p2p/torrent, use your own:)
     
  14. Tito

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    As tcntad said, dont use any BIE crap!!! BTW they sysprepped an Ultimate image... so there is no ei.cfg!!! If u open the install.wim by 7-zip, u can also see that there is only one index!!!
     
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  15. dearajay

    dearajay MDL Novice

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    how i cna convert BIE to normal window 7 installation. I don't want to download it all over again.
     
  16. tcntad

    tcntad MDL Guru

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    That I dont know.. Better is to redownload the ISO again to make sure your clean.
    SInce the image is sysprepped with applications and the loader.
     
  17. ameykelkar

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  18. ahmaduk8

    ahmaduk8 MDL Novice

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    The same method not work with Vista! Why?
     
  19. carlos1984

    carlos1984 MDL Novice

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    so if i have a professional copy of x64 win7 and i do this can i choose to install x86 version with the modified copy or will i only be able to choose x64 versions?