Vista ISO download

erpster4

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HP typically did not supply recovery disks (no disk came with my HP Pavilion Elite m9150f), but users were advised to burn their own. HP systems typically included a Factory Image partition, which I used for my one and only Vista reinstall. It is hard to overstate the value of a fully updated image for backup purposes going forward, in light of 2019 SHA-2 Code Signing Support requirement for Windows and WSUS.
I've experienced this with my cousin's HP Pavilion dv6648se entertainment notebook pc which came with Vista Home Premium 32bit a decade ago where I had to create a set of recovery DVDs while in Windows.

Good thing I did cuz the original hard drive (a Western Digital WD2500BEVS 250gb drive) malfunctioned several years ago in early 2013 [it generated SMART errors during bootup - the HP bios told me to replace the HDD] and I had to replace it with a bigger & newer one and restored the Vista OS using the recovery discs.

note to siarik: the HP system recovery DVDs I have may or may not work with your model since my cousin's HP dv6648se laptop uses Intel Core 2 CPUs; need to know the specs of your HP computer
 

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Ex_Brit

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Hi there, it would be great if I could get hold of that .ISO as I need to re-install my Vista Home Basic x32 onto my laptop. This might just me me being slow, but I can't find any link to send you an email or a private message?

Thanks in advance,

Ross
As the thread is 7 years old the originator may no longer be accessible. I've sent you a Private Message (Envelope symbol at top right of your page when logged in) - it contains a download link to my Vista ISO's. Note the ISO includes SP2 and the ISO is also zipped so you will need to unzip it first.
 

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System One

  • Operating System
    Win 7 Ult SP1 + Win 10 Pro all x64
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    Alienware ALX x58
    CPU
    Intel® Core™ i7-975 Extreme O/C to 4.02 GHz, 8MB Cache
    Motherboard
    Asus® P6T Deluxe V2 X58 LGA1366
    Memory
    24GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz - 6 x 4096MB
    Graphics Card(s)
    1792 MB NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 295 Dual Core
    Sound Card
    Onboard Soundmax® High-Definition 7.1 Performance Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung XL2370 HD LED backlit 23" W/S 2ms response time
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
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    2 x 500gb SATA II
    1 x 1TB SATA II
    1 external eSATA LaCie 3TB
    (Non-RAID)
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    Alienware® 1200 Watt Multi-GPU
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    Unique
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    4 case fans @ CPU water cooling.
    Internet Speed
    1gb/s up and down

z3r010

Staff member
As the thread is 7 years old the originator may no longer be accessible. I've sent you a Private Message (Envelope symbol at top right of your page when logged in) - it contains a download link to my Vista ISO's. Note the ISO includes SP2 and the ISO is also zipped so you will need to unzip it first.
Peter, you were looking at the wrong page, that post is 7 years old also.
 

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    32GB (8x4GB) Corsair DDR4 Vengeance LPX Black PC3-24000 3000
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    2x 4GB ASUS GTX 980 STRIX CUII
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    Creative
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    3 x27" Dell U2714H & 3 x 25" U2515H Dell
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    1500W ThermalTake Toughpower
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Ex_Brit

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So sorry for the delay, I have sent you a private message.
 

My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Win 7 Ult SP1 + Win 10 Pro all x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Alienware ALX x58
    CPU
    Intel® Core™ i7-975 Extreme O/C to 4.02 GHz, 8MB Cache
    Motherboard
    Asus® P6T Deluxe V2 X58 LGA1366
    Memory
    24GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz - 6 x 4096MB
    Graphics Card(s)
    1792 MB NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 295 Dual Core
    Sound Card
    Onboard Soundmax® High-Definition 7.1 Performance Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung XL2370 HD LED backlit 23" W/S 2ms response time
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    2 x 500gb SATA II
    1 x 1TB SATA II
    1 external eSATA LaCie 3TB
    (Non-RAID)
    PSU
    Alienware® 1200 Watt Multi-GPU
    Case
    Unique
    Cooling
    4 case fans @ CPU water cooling.
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    1gb/s up and down

Ex_Brit

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Peter, you were looking at the wrong page, that post is 7 years old also.

Sorry #z3r010 , never got any notifications that you had posted.. I realized that the next day but decided to leave it.
I did get one though for the post you mentioed, not sure why.
 

My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Win 7 Ult SP1 + Win 10 Pro all x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Alienware ALX x58
    CPU
    Intel® Core™ i7-975 Extreme O/C to 4.02 GHz, 8MB Cache
    Motherboard
    Asus® P6T Deluxe V2 X58 LGA1366
    Memory
    24GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz - 6 x 4096MB
    Graphics Card(s)
    1792 MB NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 295 Dual Core
    Sound Card
    Onboard Soundmax® High-Definition 7.1 Performance Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung XL2370 HD LED backlit 23" W/S 2ms response time
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    2 x 500gb SATA II
    1 x 1TB SATA II
    1 external eSATA LaCie 3TB
    (Non-RAID)
    PSU
    Alienware® 1200 Watt Multi-GPU
    Case
    Unique
    Cooling
    4 case fans @ CPU water cooling.
    Internet Speed
    1gb/s up and down

MykeC

New Member
Hi all, I am a new member who found the site looking for Vista OEM install software, I have 2 identical HP laptops with legal installs one is completely pooched and the other is salvageable that I bought with Vista for my son.
I have spent a few days of downloading and messing around with many files and processes with no luck. He messed it up by installing a bootleg copy of Win 7 and damaging the recovery drive. It's been sitting a while but I thought I would try to reinstall the original Vista copy to bring it to stock condition again. I sure could use a copy of something that I can use to format and reinstall Windows Vista Home Basic without buying a new copy. Then I can update as required, I have downloaded many files and all (or maybe the operator) have issues. I was hoping to install on a Bootable 32 GB USB if possible.
 
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  • Operating System
    Windows Vista 32bit

Ex_Brit

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I can send you, by private message, either Vista x86 raw/no SP's ISO download link or a Vista with SP2 either x86 or x64 one. Which would you prefer? The latter would save a lot of updating. It's a download from my personal Cloud storage so I wont publish it here.
The product key would be the one you have been using.
 

My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Win 7 Ult SP1 + Win 10 Pro all x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Alienware ALX x58
    CPU
    Intel® Core™ i7-975 Extreme O/C to 4.02 GHz, 8MB Cache
    Motherboard
    Asus® P6T Deluxe V2 X58 LGA1366
    Memory
    24GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz - 6 x 4096MB
    Graphics Card(s)
    1792 MB NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 295 Dual Core
    Sound Card
    Onboard Soundmax® High-Definition 7.1 Performance Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung XL2370 HD LED backlit 23" W/S 2ms response time
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    2 x 500gb SATA II
    1 x 1TB SATA II
    1 external eSATA LaCie 3TB
    (Non-RAID)
    PSU
    Alienware® 1200 Watt Multi-GPU
    Case
    Unique
    Cooling
    4 case fans @ CPU water cooling.
    Internet Speed
    1gb/s up and down

MykeC

New Member
I can send you, by private message, either Vista x86 raw/no SP's ISO download link or a Vista with SP2 either x86 or x64 one. Which would you prefer? The latter would save a lot of updating. It's a download from my personal Cloud storage so I wont publish it here.
The product key would be the one you have been using.
Thank you very much, The sp2 x64 would be preferred.
 

My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Windows Vista 32bit

Ex_Brit

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Sorry for the delay, I slept in! I just sent you a PM with the link. Good luck. ;-)
 

My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Win 7 Ult SP1 + Win 10 Pro all x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Alienware ALX x58
    CPU
    Intel® Core™ i7-975 Extreme O/C to 4.02 GHz, 8MB Cache
    Motherboard
    Asus® P6T Deluxe V2 X58 LGA1366
    Memory
    24GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz - 6 x 4096MB
    Graphics Card(s)
    1792 MB NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 295 Dual Core
    Sound Card
    Onboard Soundmax® High-Definition 7.1 Performance Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung XL2370 HD LED backlit 23" W/S 2ms response time
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    2 x 500gb SATA II
    1 x 1TB SATA II
    1 external eSATA LaCie 3TB
    (Non-RAID)
    PSU
    Alienware® 1200 Watt Multi-GPU
    Case
    Unique
    Cooling
    4 case fans @ CPU water cooling.
    Internet Speed
    1gb/s up and down

Ex_Brit

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That's great news. Good luck hunting.
 

My Computer

System One

  • Operating System
    Win 7 Ult SP1 + Win 10 Pro all x64
    Manufacturer/Model
    Alienware ALX x58
    CPU
    Intel® Core™ i7-975 Extreme O/C to 4.02 GHz, 8MB Cache
    Motherboard
    Asus® P6T Deluxe V2 X58 LGA1366
    Memory
    24GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz - 6 x 4096MB
    Graphics Card(s)
    1792 MB NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 295 Dual Core
    Sound Card
    Onboard Soundmax® High-Definition 7.1 Performance Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung XL2370 HD LED backlit 23" W/S 2ms response time
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    2 x 500gb SATA II
    1 x 1TB SATA II
    1 external eSATA LaCie 3TB
    (Non-RAID)
    PSU
    Alienware® 1200 Watt Multi-GPU
    Case
    Unique
    Cooling
    4 case fans @ CPU water cooling.
    Internet Speed
    1gb/s up and down
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