Goddamn i dont feel like paying another 100 dollars for windows 7 but its fucked to pirate it if something goes wrong. Is it really that risky to just pirate it? It'd be fully functional just like every other shit right?
the loaders are all closed source, so you can use them and a lot fo people do, but who knows if they can eb trusted.
you could try not being a jew, if there's one thing you want official it's probably going to be your OS.
You can torrent All-In-One copies that have side loaders. I'm trying to re-make a bootable USB that I had, but shit wasn't working. I think this all happened last time I made one, but I'm using PenTestLinux right now to burn the flash drive. Shits a pain in the ass though. Once you get a good .iso download and a good tool to make a bootable usb its fairly easy. Just read reviews and don't get like a BLACK EDITION of XP
For Windows 7 and earlier, just SLIC BIOS mod, there are tools people have built that automate everything.
For Windows 8, just AutoKMS
There's more lightweight KMS activators like KMSpico
open source UEFI and Legacy BIOS loaders
Vista was received extremely poorly because it broke everything, was buggy as fuck and speaking of bugs, it would bug you constantly. It would hound your ass to make sure you knew what you were doing.
Three delayed clicks or something just to run a file you trusted, and then your video driver crashes.
>get Windows 7 Professional or Enterprise ISO
>Ultimate offers nothing of use that those versions don't
>do a Google search for "windows 7 mak"
>find 20+ MAKs in 5 seconds
>use the Volume Activation Tool from Microsoft to confirm the MAKs are valid
>all of them are, most have well over 1,100 activations, one hasn't even been fucking used and has 5,000 activations ready to go
>laugh at the OP for being a dumbass that wants to deal with hacked/cracked/patched/fucked up stuff instead of pure verified ISOs from Microsoft direct (using SHA1 checksums) and a MAK that's pre-verified to be valid and ready to go
>1985 + 19
>Still using Windows
Hey look Windows7, 8 and 8.1 AND 10 do the SAME GODDAMN THING until you disable it.
Oh well, at least they fixed the blue screens from dimming the screen for the warning message, right?
This guy is actually pretty cool.
His site didn't follow the web 2.0 bullshit, is clear, and entertaining as hell.
You could pretty much say he is my idol.
1. Don't use Windows.
2. Windows is free, the licensing is the issue.
3. If you get an official Windows ISO and install it without a key you can use DAZ Loader to activate it after the install.
4. Don't use Windows, please.
Vista was solid as fuck what are you talking about. It was received poorly because MS changed their driver models (new kernel) and because Dell niggered MS into lowering the "minimum" requirements to 512MB of RAM thus resulting in all other OEMs making underpowered toasters trying to run its latest and greatest.
Not to mention it was overall a lot more resource hungry for its time than its then 6 year old predecessor.
Overall I thought Vista was pretty misunderstood. But MS is pretty good at shooting themselves in the foot too.
>Three delayed clicks or something just to run a file you trusted
Windows 7 and 8 and 10 do the exact same shit!
This just proves how biased people were for Vista. People were still loving XP.
Vista, 7, 8 and 10 are all the same OS with little feature variation and just a different paintjob.
Vista just had problems because the XP (NT5) drivers were incompatible with Vista (NT6). It would be the exact same shit if Win7 came out after XP, everyone would hate it because Win7's drivers would crash all the time. But by the time Win7 came out all the hardware manufacturers already had time to polish the NT6 drivers, at the cost of Vista's success.
This is true. Same as people hate on Windows 8 for the Start menu but the performance is great.
Microsoft in the last 10 or so years have been building excelent software but they seem to fuck up in details that drive people crazy.
>people hate on Windows 8 for the Start menu but the performance is great
The performance is without a doubt better than 7, but the start menu was a regression. And on Vista, no feature regression occurred related to XP. Vista was better in every way except performance.
I still can't understand the fact that there are people out there who just can't grasp the concept of a full screen start menu.
Especially on /g/ of all places. You'd think this place would be the least retarded when it comes to things like that.
Switch to GNU/Linux
Enjoy not having to worry about pirated software and Windows viruses.
You know, that kind of irks me too. Especially considering the start screen on Windows Phone lets you place icons freely. It just doesn't make sense why their mobile OS would let you but not their desktop OS.
You seem to be stuck in the past.
Nowadays GNU/Linux works out of the box on more hardware than Widnows.
Yes, because 100% of Windows users use and need 3ds Max, Maya, Premiere Pro and Photoshop.
I've used Vista from 2006-2013, It didn't looked too bad to me at first but I didn't knew better, my previous OS was an old 95/98. The change to 7 was fucking pleasing
Also when I got 7 on my desk and laptop was the first time I could actuallyinstall my AMD gpu drivers without trouble
But as to basic use there are few differences, at least the performance is sightly increasing and there not going backwards in that regard
I disabled it after pressing it just once, I've already suffered seeing normalfags struggling with it, I thinks its too touchscreen oriented and doesn't give any benefit to usage
Literally the only reason people hate windows 8 is because of the start menu. I actually like it better than the start menu. I can fit more shit on it than clutter my desktop with ugly icons
>the only reason people hate windows 8 is because of the start menu
I don't mind the start menu.
The thing I hate most about Win8 is the regression to Win3.1 graphics when we had such gorgeous visuals on Vista and 7.
Yes I think Google did a better job with a flat design, MS is way too flat.
But then again this are superficial compared to the improvement in performance. W8 is a superior piece of software than 7
It's effortless to pirate it. Ignore anyone who says otherwise. Ignore anyone thinking thier OS is more "official" if they bought it rather than downloaded a clean .iso and activated by whatever method.
Ignore anyone who doesn't pirate Windows regularly.
Ignore the "botnet" tards. They fail to produce evidence of their assertions.
BTW murphy78 is an outstanding torrent contributor if you want any software. The reason peeps like that do a good job is reputation.
go to softicle to get your iso. I verified the hash with the MSDN and it was correct(win7 pro, win8.1 and server 2012R2). Also, to those who ask if softicle is legit: I've bought many keys from them with no problem. The dude, adrian, is pretty nice and seems like an honest guy. He said they get the keys in various ways, most commonly from recycled/upgraded PC's; things like that. ONE time I got the 'this key has been activated'(which required a automated call to activate), adrian sent me a new key in mins and apologized. I used both keys.
They used to do paypal, but paypal doesn't support 'intangible items' so they switched to google wallet or bank transfer.
re: your link... that looks ok but what are you specifically asking? 32bit vs 64bit?
Windows install is pretty damn easy, it'll ask for the key just use whatever adrian gives you.
Also, FWIW I only buy keys for work... really, daz loader has never caused me issues and I've probably used it a good ~30 times. You literally do it once and that's it. FUCK KMS/other solutions, Daz just werks.
can you describe how daz loader works? I'm downloading iso now and never done this before. parts just got here today and not too sure what I'm doing
>This is the loader application that's used by millions of people worldwide, well known for passing Microsoft's WAT (Windows Activation Technologies) and is arguably the safest Windows activation exploit ever created. The application itself injects a SLIC (System Licensed Internal Code) into your system before Windows boots; this is what fools Windows into thinking it's genuine.
one google query
that works. Just install windows and when it's don, unpack the zip onto your desktop. Run the exe, and click 'activate'(or equivalent), it will run and restart. After that you can delete the archive and the three files that you extracted(I keep mine in my documents 'just in case', but never needed it).
pic related, click "Install" – that's all there is to it
Jesus Christ, this board is a bastion of sheer stupidity, ignorance and idiocy, my quick visit to this toilet will not be prolonged for long time, it starts to smell rancidly.
Those is the only smart responses in this thread I've seen so far, specifically the first one.
Really, a MAK key can be found via two-three clicks through Google and activated via two command lines(which too can be found through same Google routine) and a 5 minute long Skype call(tip - pretend to be from the United Kingdom, insured to be toll-free there, at least from my personal tests). The only reason why it did not become the dominant piracy method and even known at all is because modern masses are clinically afraid of command line interface.
the worst part of Vista was that it loved to pup up UAC messages hidden under the window you were trying to do things in. Also the indexer and defragmenter were constantly accessing the disk but never seemed to get anywhere. I had one Vista box for 4 years and it never finished a background defragment on its own.
Also the USB drivers were broken enough that I could never get my iPhone to sync to it.
Maybe it would've been more acceptable with a SSD but waiting around for Vista to get its shit together got old pretty fast.
>more then one way of doing things
When it comes to Windows piracy you can either:
1) Download pure free .iso from Microsoft and install rootkit-bound activator. Antiviruses block them for a reason, regardless of what activator developers tell you. Illegal.
2) Pirate rootkit-infected activated images instead of activating them yourself. Illegal.
3) Download pure free .iso from Microsoft and every six months waste an hour or so trying to find a non-expired Windows activation keys.
4) Download pure free .iso from Microsoft and use permanent MAK activation method.
Which one seems to be the most preferred to you, huh?
I'm your saviour, here's my pasta:
Usage of GNU/Linux is strongly advised.
Microsoft Windows is non-free software. Read more at https://www.gnu.org/gnu/gnu.html
1. Download OFFICIAL windows .iso from Microsoft themselves:
(You probably want Win7 Ultimate)
2. Activate with Daz Windows Loader
Download from here:
Check with the md5sum from here first:
If you can find a legit Windows 7 Enterprise .iso (which has the same features as Ultimate) you can install that and activate it with Microsoft Toolkit if you want. Ultimate doesn't work with Microsoft Toolkit though, only Daz.
again this is my first time so really unsure of myself and you could understand why I was leaning towards to simplest process.
can you point me in the right direction for the iso I should be looking for? I downloaded the one off softicle just now. illegal?