Windows 10: Windows 10 icon gone missing Solved

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  1.    29 Jul 2015 #1

    Windows 10 icon gone missing


    Im really hyped for Windows 10 then suddenly the icon was not there anymore. Got it reserved and even clicked the "notify me when ready". I don't know what to do anymore. Thank you in advance tenforums people
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  2. Posts : 20,799
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       29 Jul 2015 #2

    Hello Areskins, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you could also use the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft in step 3 of the tutorial below to upgrade to the free Windows 10 and be activated afterwards.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...tallation.html
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  3. Posts : 32
    Windows 10 Professional x64 SLO
       29 Jul 2015 #3

    I download ISO with Media Creation Tool and Mounted ISO in Daemon Tools and Upgrade it from Windows 8.1 and All Programs working. Is RTM Version the same as MSDN?
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  4.    29 Jul 2015 #4

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Areskins, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If you like, you could also use the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft in step 3 of the tutorial below to upgrade to the free Windows 10 and be activated afterwards.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...tallation.html
    Is being "activated afterwards" a bad thing? Am I the only who experienced this (having an icon then suddenly disappearing)?
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  5. Posts : 32
    Windows 10 Professional x64 SLO
       29 Jul 2015 #5

    I had Icon in Windows 8.1 and i Reserve Copy but never receive notification for Download.
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  6. Posts : 20,799
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       29 Jul 2015 #6

    Sandi1987 said: View Post
    Is RTM Version the same as MSDN?
    Yep, both retail copies.
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  7. Posts : 20,799
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       29 Jul 2015 #7

    areskins said: View Post
    Is being "activated afterwards" a bad thing? Am I the only who experienced this (having an icon then suddenly disappearing)?
    You would want to have your Windows 10 activated.

    You haven't been the only one today. Using the Media Creation Tool to upgrade with instead is a good alternative though.
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  8.    29 Jul 2015 #8

    areskins said: View Post
    Am I the only who experienced this (having an icon then suddenly disappearing)?
    Nope, mine was gone this morning. It still shows reserved in windows update though.
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  9.    29 Jul 2015 #9

    areskins said: View Post
    Is being "activated afterwards" a bad thing? Am I the only who experienced this (having an icon then suddenly disappearing)?
    Youre not the only one, on one of my Windows 8.1 pcs the Icon went missing, I'm not worried at the moment I've got two other Windows 10 pcs to play with.
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  10.    29 Jul 2015 #10

    Same thing just happened to me. Had the GWX icon in the tray of my 8.1 system & the files were downloaded. Never got the OK to upgrade. Logged off for a minute & when I logged back in the icon was gone and 3+GB of files in Windows~BT folder is gone. Not really concerned about it since I plan to wait for a while to upgrade. And I'll just use the Media Creation Tool to do so when the time comes. Just curious if anyone knows what just happened.
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