Windows 10: Win10 on 8.1 from iso - what workked what did not, for me

  1.    03 Aug 2015 #1

    Win10 on 8.1 from iso - what workked what did not, for me

    I paid for win 8 and have the product key and the receipt; same with the latter upgrade to add media center.

    tried the ms "create media tool"

    of course I selected download; mistake

    external drive - running mounted install from target - asked for win 10 key - neither legit win 8 key nor nany of the 50 other I have < which are not the ones running> worked
    moved it all to target partition on targewt drive - same

    to usb - same

    made bootable usb - not same; I can skip key; now it fails as can not find drivers due to 'running from install media'


    had to think as a normal person - very hard work lol

    ran the tool not saved it locally

    worked fine
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    03 Aug 2015 #2

    saves waiting

    my experimental partition has been win 10 for a while.

    my 8.1 however was in 'wait' status as far as winupdate for 10 goes

    this short circuits that
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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