windows7 purchase

where could I buy windows7 professional key
image and key

I would like to buy online

This is for a new build
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Brian BEE Topic Advisor, Independant Technology ProfessionalCommented:
You can't buy a Windows 7 key any more. You would buy a windows 10 license and use it to download and install Windows 7.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You can purchase legitimate new packages on eBay. I purchased Vista this way. You need to check out the Vendor and be sure the package is returnable for full refund if the key proves to be pirated (will not happen with a good vendor).

Then you need to get drivers packages for the machine you are installing Windows 7 on.

I agree with Brian - go with Windows 10. Late in the game to be starting out fresh with Windows 7.
You can still get OEM copies on NewEgg among other locations

However that being said, unless you need Windows 7 for a specific reason, you should really be going with Windows 10

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Brian BEE Topic Advisor, Independant Technology ProfessionalCommented:
Not that it really matters much at this point, but many of the Windows 7 out there are OEM and not intended to be sold as a standalone product. The usual argument was that MS won't support OEM version of Windows, but since Windows 7 isn't supported any more anyway it doesn't make much difference.

To repeat what others said, if this is for a new build (as in newly purchased hardware), save yourself some time and be sure there are windows 7 drivers available for the hardware you are using before you start.
but since Windows 7 isn't supported any more anyway it doesn't make much difference.

Incorrect, Windows 7 will enter end of life on January 14, 2020.
Until that date Windows 7 will continue to receive updates
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Just security updates- no improvements or upgrades

"Isn't supported" could have been taken to mean that it no longer received updates.  
Just providing clarification
rgb192Author Commented:
Best answer tells how to purchase windows7 for $99 to $149.
Thanks for answers.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome.  Good luck with Windows 7.
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