HeiDoc.net: The Technology Treasure Chest


  • Digital River Download Files MD5 Checksums

    The following MD5 hashes have been retrieved from azcdn01.digitalrivercontent.net through the Microsoft Azure REST API while that server was still available. All files for which Digital River has published a hash are listed here. Unfortunately, this list covers only about half of the available downloads, but I hope it will be useful nonetheless.

  • Expression Studio for Windows and Mac Direct Download Links

    Microsoft Expression is Microsoft's product line for web design and web development. It first started as part of Office 2007, and was later distributed as a separate product line. Expression Studio 4 is the latest and final release. The installation files were available from Digital River, however, the downloads have been removed by now.

  • Fake oder Fälschung: Das Experiment

    Noch nie waren Microsoft Windows und Office so günstig wie heute. Die eBay-Verkäufer und andere Billiganbieter befinden sich im Preiskrieg. Die Preise purzeln zusehends, so dass es einem beim Durchstöbern von eBay regelmäß in den Fingerspitzen kitzelt, um zum Bestpreis zuzuschlagen. Ein Grund zur Freude für die Nutzer?! Oder ein Schelm, wer böses dabei denkt?

  • Free and Discounted Software for Students

    For students worldwide, Microsoft has some very special programmes called MSDNAA, Dream Spark and The Ultimate Steal, through which it's possible to get a variety of Microsoft software products either for free or at a very low rate.

  • Hyper-V, Virtual PC and XP Mode

    For many years, Microsoft has been offering free virtualisation tools and trial virtual hard disks. The use of virtualisation techniques is quite common in professional environments now, but can be very helpful for personal use as well.

  • Microsoft

    Digital River is Microsoft's online partner for e-commerce. They host many download products for Microsoft, such as Windows and Office. These downloads are also publicly accessible without purchase. In this category, you'll find mainly these direct links for all available products, and also some other useful deals and offers.

  • Microsoft Mathematics Direct Download Links

    Microsoft Mathematics is a collection of tools and graphical calculators for students. Public downloads of the software used to be available through the servers owned by Digital River. These downloads have been pulled, but the good news is, Microsoft is now giving out the software free of charge!

  • Microsoft Windows and Office ISO Download Tool

    This tool allows an easy and comfortable way to download genuine Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 disk images (ISO) directly from Microsoft's servers, as well as Office 2007, Office 2010, Office 2013, Office 2016, and Office 2011 for Mac.

  • Microsoft Windows und Office Direkte Download Links

    Bis Februar 2015 hat Microsoft fast sämtliche Software-Versionen von Windows, Office und viele andere auf den Servern von Digital River bereit gestellt. Leider sind diese Server nun abgeschaltet. Das ist sehr ärgerlich, wenn man für die Software bezahlt hat, und sie nun nicht mehr downloaden kann. Einige Möglichkeiten gibt es aber immer noch.

  • Microsoft Works 9.0 Direct Download Links

    Microsoft Works is a piece of standard software that often comes preinstalled on new computers. For some time, the download was available for free, but has consequently been pulled by Microsoft.

  • Office 2007 Direct Download Links

    Office 2010 downloads are available again after pausing for more than one year! You can use our new download tool to access all Office 2007 downloads in all languages.

  • Office 2008 for Mac Direct Download Links

    Another application that was hosted for free download by Digital River is Microsoft Office 2008 for Macintosh. Just as everything else, the Office 2008 downloads have been pulled also. If you need the installation files, chances are slim, but a few options remain.

  • Office 2010 Direct Download Links

    Office 2010 downloads are available again after pausing for more than one year! You can use our new download tool to access all Office 2010 downloads in all languages.

  • Office 2010 Starter, Free for All

    Office 2010 Starter is a low end edition of Microsoft Office, which was exclusively available as a preinstalled version on new computers in a number of countries. The download links on the Microsoft servers for Office 2010 Starter leaked a couple of times in the past, but are currently unavailable.

  • Office 2011 for Mac Direct Download Links

    Microsoft hosts secret installation files for Microsoft Office 2011 for Macintosh as well. After pulling almost all other direct downloads, the Office 2011 downloads are among the few remaining ones.

  • Office 2013 Direct Download Links

    With the release of Office 365, Microsoft Office is now tightly integrated with the Cloud, OneDrive, the Windows Live services etc. As a result of this change, users usually download Office through an online installer. If you want to retain a disk image for Microsoft Office 2013, please read on.

  • Office 2016 Direct Download Links

    Office 2016 is the latest version in the Microsoft Office family. Microsoft focuses entirely on distribution with online installers, and makes it extremely hard to find usable disk images for offline installation. Finally, we were able to dig out some offline installers, although, these downloads are merely images of the backup media downloads, based on the click-to-run technology.

  • Streets & Trips 2011 Direct Download Links

    Streets & Trips, also known as AutoRoute in Europe, is a route navigation and optimization software that was available by Microsoft until 2014. Public downloads used to be available from Digital River, but the servers have now shut down.

  • Visual Studio Direct Download Links

    Visual Studio is Microsoft's developer suite featuring Visual Basic, Visual C++, Visual C# and Visual Web Developer. Install files of the old versions Visual Studio 2008 and 2005 were available on the Digital River download servers until February 2015. The up to date version "Visual Studio 2015" however is being offered as a free "Community" edition.

  • Windows 7 Direct Download Links

    The Windows 7 direct downloads are back! You can use our new ISO download tool to generate temporary download links on the Microsoft server. All downloads that were previously available on Digital, River are accessible once again, plus many more (more languages, OEM versions, Get Genuine Kits etc.)

  • Windows 8.x and Windows 10 ISO Direct Download Links

    Disk images for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 have never been available for public download on Digital River, but can now be accessed through our new Download Tool. In this article we share some tips and tricks on those Windows ISO files, and point to alternative sources that Microsoft provides for these operating systems, in addition to the ISO downloads.

  • Windows Vista Direct Download Links

    Windows Vista used to be available for public download on servers owned by Digital River, Microsoft's service provider for e-commerce. As of February 2015, these downloads have been pulled. "Free" access to the OS disk images is no longer possible.