1.    30 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Birmingham AL
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Upgrade Windows7Pro to Windows10Pro fails code 0xC1900101-0x3000D

    Failure occurs when reporting approximately 50% of installation. Message is"The installation failed in the FIRST_BOOT phase with an error during MIGRATE_DATA operation."
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  2.    30 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 3,824
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105

    How big is the drive you are upgrading? How much free space does it have?

    Here are some things to try:

    Before the next attempt, try doing the following (in no particular order after the backup is complete):

    Create an image backup of your existing operating system to an external USB hard drive using a program like Macrium Reflect Free. If you don't have an external drive, get one as they are relatively cheap. A 1TB drive runs $50 to $60. Create the Rescue Disc that allows you to restore a backup is the computer will not boot normally, before you create the image backup so if anything goes wrong, you can recover in 20 to 30 minutes.

    Check for updated drivers for your hardware at the manufacturers web site.
    Disconnect everything except mouse, keyboard and display, EVERYTHING!
    Uninstall your anti-virus if it's other than the built-in Defender.
    Uninstall your firewall if it's other than the built-in Firewall.
    Uninstall any Start button programs like Classic Shell, Start8, also Window Blinds, etc.
    Uninstall any theme modifications.
    If you moved any of your user folders to another drive or partition, move them back.
    See here: Successful upgrade to Windows 10 from 8.1 with 'Users' in other drive!

    If you upgraded from Windows 8 or 8.1 and used EaseUS Partition Manager to change the partition structure, see EightForums for instructions on how to get your recovery partitions sorted, because the upgrade won't work otherwise.

    Run chkdsk /r and let it start and complete on reboot.
    Run sfc /scannow and see if it finds and repairs any system files.

    Now try the upgrade to Windows 10.

    Note: The above is a compilation of things people have done to get the Windows 10 upgrade to work for them. Seems like a lot of work but worth it if it allows you to do the upgrade.
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