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FREE DELL OEM ISO DISK – DOWNLOAD Windows 7 Home Professional Ultimate – FREE Dell RECOVERY DISK


This excellent German site has a list of all DELL OEM disks for Windows 7.  It offers both Windows 32 bit and 64 bit, in several languages.


This is the greatest find ever for Dell owners.

You’ll need to download Windows 7  as a torrent – and burn to disk.

Dell OEM Windows 7 Start

Dell OEM Windows 7 Home

Dell OEM Windows 7 Professional

Dell OEM WIndows 7 Ultimate


Then enter the Microsoft serial number (that’s on a sticker on the side of your Dell PC), and away you go.


Step 1 – Make sure you can download torrents

Select the Language, Windows 7 version (to match your sticker and serial number).

dell windows 7 oem disk

Languages Available


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To burn the .iso to a DVD use imgburn


All done!


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If the sticker has worn out, or come off the pc, you can extract the license keys manually.  *Do this before you reinstall your OS not after it

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  1. Vishal kothawde permalink

    I have dell xps 15 laptop which had Windows 7 Home premium pre installed from dell , i mistakenly formatted my PC while doing some RnD and now lost by OS. I’m very unfortunate that i never made recovery discs for my os and my dell provided windows 7 cd is some how lost.
    Now im in middle of desert like i dont have any choice. I have question like would above will work with my existing dell provided OEM windows 7 pre installed “Key” which i have some how ?
    Please reply ASAP awaiting disparately for answer.


    • Hi Vishal,
      You probably have a sticker on the base of your laptop, which hopefully contains your license serial number. Some OEM’s have stopped doing this – which is a major mistake, as we all need to reinstall the OS sooner or later.
      Try this link for Produkey to get back your license key. As you’ve erased the OS, it may not work – but you might be lucky.

      As a final push – you could try to recover files on the hard drive using a free forensics tool. Windows does not “delete” files. So it’s likely the license is still intact on your laptop – but you just have to get to it.
      First, try to recover your data using DME.
      Take out the laptop drive – put it into a disk caddy. Attach that disk caddy to a second laptop that is running DME. That way you can find /see all the intact files that windows has never deleted.
      Save any important files onto the second laptop or a usb drive. That way you have a backup of the lost files.

      Or try to reinstall your windows 7 OS on your laptop.
      Windows says that this erases all the data, but it does not. Windows does not carry out secure delete – but there is a chance that you could overwrite a file by accident, which is a chance you may have to take.
      Then use Produkey and see if the license files can be found. Windows will work for a trial period before you need to activate it. You can use Produkey in this time to see if you can find your Dell OEM keys.

      Let me know how you get on. It’s devasting when you lose the os.

      So your final step is to use a FREE software program call “Reflect” to take a backup of your entire system when you’ve got the OS back on line.
      This way, you’ll always be able to restore your OS/ license keys in future.
      How to install /use Reflect. (it’s free for home users).

      Good luck!

      Liked by 1 person

      • HI uwnthesis,
        Im able to get my License Key provided by Dell but now problem is when i installed fresh OS of windows then while activating its saying Couldn’t validate Product Key from third party vender


      • Hi Vishal,
        I’ve had windows 8 laptops, downgraded to win 7 and the license key has failed to activate. Make sure that the product key matches the original version of windows, in that it’s Home/Ultimate/professional and 64 bit. If the laptop key won’t activate it sounds like the versions are slightly different.


  2. phill permalink

    en_windows_7_professional_with_sp1_x64_dvd_621750.iso en_windows_7_professional_with_sp1_x64_dvd_u_676939.iso

    What is the difference between these two? What does the “_u_” mean?


    • Hi Phill,
      Great question. I’ve been having a quick look and it’s not obvious straight away. But on the far right hand side is a link to the MSDN link with Microsoft, that might help.
      Windows 7 Professional with Service Pack 1 (x64) – DVD (English)
      ISO English Release Date: 5/12/2011 Details
      Product Keys

      3167 MB
      This media refresh includes the installation hotfix described in KB Article 2534111. No other changes have been made to the product.
      File Name: en_windows_7_professional_with_sp1_x64_dvd_u_676939.iso


    • Hi Phill,
      Check the second link – that has a MSDN ID for more information.


  3. Jay permalink

    Hi there – I am trying to find the right download for my dad’s dell laptop. Long story short, it came with Win 7 Home premium and unfortunately after microsoft pushed out Win 10, there were a lot of issues with the computer so we tried to go back to Win 7, but was not able to. We then did a factory restore, but it restored to Win 10. No other restore points available and Dell is of no help of course. I am D/L the iso named X17-58997.iso but am unsure what the difference is/if it is the right one. Any advice is helpful..It’s 64bit and we do have the product key available. Appreciate it.


    • Hi Jay,
      Within a month of a windows 10 upgrade, you can roll back to windows 7 quite easily. It’s a shame that you didn’t shout out – as I’ve rolled back quite a few laptops that were aggressively forced onto Win 10.
      Okay, go to start > Settings > click “update and recovery” > select recovery > “Go back to Windows 7”. Try this out on win 10 to get back to win 7.
      If you’ve done a factory restore and its’ taken you to win 10, then I’m hoping the recovery option will be there for you.
      further links are here:

      Good luck, and let me know if you need help (ie the rollback fails).


      • Jay permalink

        I appreciate the quick reply. Unfortunately we’ve already tried that and it’s not available so that’s why I’m looking into downloading something from here to see if that works.. Thoughts?


      • Hi Jay,

        Just been checking out your options.
        1. Home Premium
        2. 64 bit
        Def looks like you’d need X17 – 58997.iso. So you’re on the right track.
        Burn the .iso to a DVD.
        Next alter the bios boot sequence, so that it boots from the DVD first (not hard drive).
        Then the DVD will whirl and churn for a while – which is good as its transferring the start up files. Follow the onscreen menu’s – they’ll ask for country, date, time etc. It will need to reboot.
        Your license key is for win 7 home premium – so your keys will work as long as your operating system (home premium, 64 bit), matches the key.

        Boot Order.
        Here is a Dell article on how to change the bios boot order (so that it reads the DVD first).
        1. Power on laptop > 2. Keep tapping F2 until you get a blue screen (pics on the dell forum)
        3. Boot tab
        4. Probably hard drive will be selected > you need to change this to CD/DVD using the +/- keys
        5. F10 and Yes to save your changes.
        **remember Wins 7 has been installed to change the boot order back. It’s also a good idea to remove the win 7 DVD as soon as you can – otherwise it’ll load the DVD again.. so as soon as the install has completed, take the DVD out and go for a reboot.
        At the end you’ll need to do the F2 and access the blue screens to change the DVD option back to hard drive…. you’ll become an expert on blue menu options 🙂
        Let me know how you get on, or if you get stuck at any stage.


  4. hassen permalink

    Merci beaucoup pour votre aide


  5. These are NOT Dell OEM ISOs – these are standard Microsoft retail ISOs which DO NOT WORK using the Dell OEM product key.


  6. azim permalink


    Do you have the en_windows_7_professional_with_sp1_x64_dvd X16-96091?



    • Hi Azim
      There’s no X16-96091 listed. But there is an english win 7 pro with sp1 x 64 version. This might work for you.

      Good luck.


  7. BMan permalink

    Hi – this looks like an awesome resource – thanks for providing it. I have been searching high and low for 1) my original Win 7 home premium (64 bit) Dell CD and then (when couldn’t find) 2) some way to get Win 7 online (plenty of options it seems, but most dead ends). Question though – when I downloaded what looks to be the right one from here it says it is only 32 kb in size. Shouldnt it be more like 15 or 20 GB?


    • Hi BMan,
      As there are so many options, they’re supplied using P2P software. You’ll need software to download it – look for utorrent. Then the small file you’ll download will bring down the mega sized windows retail versions. If you’re stuck using torrenting software, ask a friend, as this software is legal to download, as you already have a license key to use it. Does that help? download utorrent from here
      Good luck!


  8. dell windows 7 home basic SP1 64bit have?


  9. mayank vijay permalink


    I have a dell inspiron which had WIn 7 Home Basic. 64 bit version. Then due to some issues, my bro installed prof. but 32 bit. Now I am having issue with that so want to install old version. I have liscence key along with the service tag. Please help.


  10. sin permalink

    Thanks. I will try this 🙂


  11. Dmitry permalink

    Thank you so much for sharing this info. I’ve been trying to get my laptop back to Win7 (my laptop is old and can’t manage Win10 without overheating or stalling) and I couldn’t get any help from the Microsoft and Dell sites. Kept getting errors here and there with my service tag.
    It seems there are no seeds for the x86 Home Premium version, any way to remedy that please?
    Thank you again.


    • Hi Dmitry,
      The external links are working – with high speed downloads for x17-58996.iso. Can you retry please.


  12. Dmitry permalink

    I’m sorry – X17-58996.iso to be more precise.


    • Hi Dmitry,
      I’ve checked the X17-58996.iso on the external link and she has multiple seeds and a very fast download speed. Can you try the link again – the external site is definitely up and running.


    • Hi Dmitry,
      I’ve just checked the link on this external site, and there’s a very fast download of the .ISO file. It’s approx 4.5MB download – so definitely the X17-58996.iso, which relates to the download


      • Dmitry permalink

        Hi Uwnthesis,
        Thank you so much for your reply.
        I just downloaded the X17-58996.iso torrent again, and the torrent program that I’m running it through is still showing me 0 seeds. Other torrents I have up there are downloading normally. I’m not sure why this is happening, might you have any other ideas as to what I can do please? I’m getting a little desperate.
        Thank you again.

        Liked by 1 person

      • Hi Dmitry,
        Currently the seed/peer ratio is 6:1,which is very good. Do you have settings that only allow encrypted connections?
        The ratios on this torrent are excellent, however you appear to be blocked. The only thing that i can think of right now, is that your system is blocking the seeds, as it only accepts encrypted connections.

        Liked by 1 person

  13. Dmitry permalink

    Hello again, I’m sorry for the double post, I just realized that you thought I had a problem downloading the torrent. Actually I didn’t, it downloaded really fast. The issue is when I try to download the actual Win7 installation package with the torrent, though a torrent software – it shows 0 seeds. If there’s anyone who can seed the X17-58996.iso Win7 program, I’d be really, REALLY grateful! Just for a day or even half a day, just enough time for me to download it.
    Thank you so much.

    Liked by 1 person

  14. Dmitry permalink

    Ok thank you, I’ll see if I can find a way to get around that.

    Liked by 1 person

  15. Dmitry permalink

    So, today, I decided to give the download a try again – and it worked! Going to burn the image and re-install Win7 now, thank you so very much!!
    Take care and all the best!

    Liked by 1 person

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