Solved

Windows 7 Professional x64 iso file invalid

Posted on 2014-04-23
4
786 Views
Last Modified: 2014-05-09
Hi guys,
 
I have been trying to create a DVD bootable version, of Windows 7 Professional x64, but I am having a problem with the iso file i have downloaded, it keeps giving me an error message, telling me that the iso file is invalid. Here is the files I have been downloading, under the English US section : http://www.heidoc.net/joomla/technology-science/microsoft/14-windows-7-direct-download-links

I am wondering does anybody have a quick solution to fix this, and if so could you please share!

Regards Robbie
0
Comment
Question by:IP4IT Staff
4 Comments
 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:Michael-Best
ID: 40018007
Your DVD media / burner may be producing errors.
Try other DVD media / burners.
Test the downloaded ISO file on a virtual player.
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Danny Child
ID: 40018134
Here's the site I use for the genuine ISOs:
http://www.w7forums.com/threads/official-windows-7-sp1-iso-image-downloads.12325/page-2#post-124821

I've never had problems using CDburnerXP
https://cdburnerxp.se/en/home
 - especially setting it on the slowest speeds for tricky burns...
0
 
LVL 50

Accepted Solution

by:
jcimarron earned 500 total points
ID: 40018611
robbiebreslin--
What are you doing when you get the invalid message?

FWIW--I use this site to down load Win 7 .iso files
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-windows_install/i-do-not-have-windows-7-media-but-i-do-have-my/5ce13741-ac25-4969-ae82-2494726aac1c

Have you made a Win 7 System Repair disk?  That will allow you to boot and reach recovery options.
0
 
LVL 91

Expert Comment

by:nobus
ID: 40019691
youtried downloading it a second time?  maybe the first was corrupted?
0

Featured Post

Free book by J.Peter Bruzzese, Microsoft MVP

Are you using Office 365? Trying to set up email signatures but you’re struggling with transport rules and connectors? Let renowned Microsoft MVP J.Peter Bruzzese show you how in this exclusive e-book on Office 365 email signatures. Better yet, it’s free!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Join Greg Farro and Ethan Banks from Packet Pushers (http://packetpushers.net/podcast/podcasts/pq-show-93-smart-network-monitoring-paessler-sponsored/) and Greg Ross from Paessler (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) for a discussion about smart network …
Possible fixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 updating problem. Solutions mentioned are from Microsoft themselves. I started a case with them from our Microsoft Silver Partner option to open a case and get direct support from Microsoft. If s…
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview of Windows DVD Burner through its features and interface. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…

919 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

18 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now