Windows 10: Can I install Windows 10 on top of Windows 10 to fix problems

  1.    28 Jul 2016 #1

    Can I install Windows 10 on top of Windows 10 to fix problems


    Before I installed W10, using System File Checker showed no corrupt or missing files. After the conversion, sfc shows problems. I'd like to know if I can reinstall Windows 10 to fix those problems. I did this before with Windows 7 and it corrected all errors. If I reinstall Windows 10, where do I get the ISO file so I can make an installation disk? Thank you.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16241
       28 Jul 2016 #2

    Hello Nisko, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Yes, you can. We refer to it as a repair install.

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
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  3.    28 Jul 2016 #3

    Thank you. Can you tell me where to get the ISO file to make a Windows 10 Installation Disk? I would plan on using this disk to perform the repair install. Also, can this disk be used over Windows 7?
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16241
       28 Jul 2016 #4

    You can use an option in the tutorial below to download an official Windows 10 ISO file from Microsoft.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/9230-windows-10-iso-download.html

    You would need Windows 7 media to repair Windows 7 with, but you could use W10 media to still open a command prompt at boot on W7.
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