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  1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 11
    windows 8.1 pro x64
       03 Sep 2015 #1

    over 40 failed Windows 10 install from 8.1 pro


    I am trying to upgrade my "office" computer from windows 8.1 pro with all the latest updates to Windows 10 using the upgrade app from the task bar notification area and it keeps failing. I have several error codes of which ill list. One of them I traced back to My Movies and SQL other people have had problems with it so I uninstalled My Movies and everything that said SQL in my programs list. I uninstalled AVAST! Free and Malwarebytes Premium to try and force it through. I even tried the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool. I am very much trying to avoid clean install of Windows 8.1 then upgrade to 10 if at all possible. Here are the some of the codes, I did not look at all 40+ failed attempts.

    8007007e (Latest attempt)
    c1900208
    80070714
    80240020
    C1900106
    8000FFFF
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
    Posts : 6,764
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       03 Sep 2015 #2

    Use the Media Creation Tool and upgrade with it. That's what I had to do. Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums
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  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Wales
    Posts : 167
    Win 10 Pro 64Bit
       04 Sep 2015 #3

    Hi

    Also before you install, unplug all USB devices except the mouse and keyboard.

    Regards
    UKMedia
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 11
    windows 8.1 pro x64
       04 Sep 2015 #4

    essenbe said: View Post
    Use the Media Creation Tool and upgrade with it. That's what I had to do. Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums
    I tried that already...


    Ill also try unplugging all usb devices. Ill let you know if that works thanks
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
    Posts : 6,764
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint
       04 Sep 2015 #5

    Maybe disable or uninstall your AV too.
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  6. Joined : Sep 2014
    New Orleans Northshore
    Posts : 133
    Win 10 pro Upgraded from 8.1
       04 Sep 2015 #6

    carlos28355 said: View Post
    I tried that already...


    Ill also try unplugging all usb devices. Ill let you know if that works thanks
    using the Window creation media are you starting the upgrade from within windows 8.1 use file manger to locate the setup.exe and start the upgrade from there. This has worked for many people myself included.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,879
    Windows 10 Pro
       04 Sep 2015 #7

    This will still be a clean install...but you might not have to start with a clean install of Windows 8:

    Video card not supported, will not download Win10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  8. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 39
    Windows 10
       04 Sep 2015 #8

    Login and chat with a service tech, with your permission they can remotely take control of your computer and find the problem.
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/contactus#
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  9. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 11
    windows 8.1 pro x64
       04 Sep 2015 #9

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    This will still be a clean install...but you might not have to start with a clean install of Windows 8:

    Video card not supported, will not download Win10 - Windows 10 Forums
    Ill look into this. I am currently trying to avoid a clean install of 8 or 10 but it may come down to it thanks.

    using the Window creation media are you starting the upgrade from within windows 8.1 use file manger to locate the setup.exe and start the upgrade from there. This has worked for many people myself included.
    Yes I am trying to upgrade using the tool within Windows it self not a boot disk.

    Maybe disable or uninstall your AV too.
    as stated in my original post i have uninstalled my AV thanks though
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  10. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 11
    windows 8.1 pro x64
       04 Sep 2015 #10

    well it FINALLY went through using the media creation tool (even though I tried it several times before using that.) the last thing i BELIEVE that i did different was unplugging the USB's so thanks to @UKMedia for that tip if thats what did it i dont know for sure. Thanks to everyone who chimmed in with suggestions to try and help.

    Peace & Love

    #bababooey to you all!
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