1.    12 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 64

    Lost my Win 10 upgrade during cleanup :(

    I received my windows 10 upgrade notice. So I started to clean the computer to get rid of unwanted stuff before upgrading.After cleaning the computer , I no longer have the notice to Update . I am back to waiting . In the process of disk clean I must have somehow deleted the downloaded windows 10 files So now I have to wait for new download in a couple of weeks? Should I wait for the download or force the upgrade by going to Microsoft website . Will the files be the same in both cases. I am upgrading from Window 7 Pro. Tks
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  2.    12 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Posts : 21,326
    Dual Boot 10 Pro v1607 10 Pro rs2 build 14955

    Hi sportflyer, use the link in the tutorital forum Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums . you can upgrade right now if you like.
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  3.    12 Dec 2015 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,766
    windows 10 Home threshold2

    Quote Originally Posted by sportflyer View Post
    Should I wait for the download or force the upgrade by going to Microsoft website . Will the files be the same in both cases. I am upgrading from Window 7 Pro. Tks
    Use one of the following links to install Windows 10 Pro...............

    MCT (media creation tool )

    Tech Bench

    Using MCT as an example :
    Download the Tool and then run it. You can do one of the followings :
    1. select Upgrade this PC now. That will begin installing.
    2. select Create installation media for another PC. That will begin downloading the iso file to your computer. After the iso is downloaded, RIGHT click at it > click Mount > click Setup.exe.
    That will begin installation.
    You have the choice of keeping your settings, files and apps, or keep nothing.
    Product key is NOT required.
    Activation is automatic.
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