1.    04 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 7

    W10 upgrade failed (error 80240020) - I didn't ask it to


    I got the little 'Get Windows 10' icon and reserved my copy, all fine. But it still doesn't actually say it can install, not sure why. But my laptop has now tried to install W10 5 times, without telling me it was going to or asking my permission. And all five times it has failed with error code 80240020. This is not my area of expertise and I don't know why it keeps doing this. I'm not even sure I want to install it; I only reserved it to see what everyone else thought and I figured I'd have some kind of say in the matter.

    Basically, is it supposed to do this? And what can I do to fix it, either by stopping it trying or installing it properly?

    Thank you
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  2.    04 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5

    Don't worry, it's not your mistake(at least it's not that you have done smt wrong), this failure belong to microsoft server or your internet connection. You can find the reasons and solution here
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  3.    04 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 3,789
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105

    You can skip all the waiting and wondering and download the ISO then install it. See these tutorials:

    Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums

    Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums
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