1. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 36
    Windows 10
       27 Sep 2015 #1

    Need Help in Windows 10 Installation


    Hey guys, I finally decided to upgrade to Windows 10.

    I don't know why I didn't have the option to update to Windows 10 normally, it's been two months & I have not got the
    "Get Windows 10 Icon" even though I have installed all the updates on PC!

    Anyways, I tried updating to windows 10 using Media creation tool sometime back, but since I am on slow internet I could not continue the whole process. Whenever I disconnected the internet, it stopped updating & I would have to do all the process again.

    Now, I am trying upgrading to Windows 10 using the same creation tool, but this time I have chosen "Create installation Media for another PC"& to my surprise, I am able to resume or pause the update according to my convenience.

    So, Here's my Question- 1. Am I heading in the right direction, The download has started & I am on to 54%

    2. I am upgrading from Windows 8.1 SL ( Windows 8 was pre installed on my PC, & I updated to 8.1 years ago)

    4. Will I need any windows key while installation ? ( And If yes, how do I find mine ? )

    5. And how to install the update once it will have been finished downloading. I read something like don't clean install etc stuff & since I am a novice, I don't know what it is! Please help me! Thanks

    PS- I chose, USB Flash Drive instead of ISO File
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 7,542
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       27 Sep 2015 #2

    Welcome to the forums. yes you are on the right path. You will not need a key. Look at this tutorial. You are at step 4, then will go to step 10

    Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums
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  3. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 36
    Windows 10
       27 Sep 2015 #3

    Dude said: View Post
    Welcome to the forums. yes you are on the right path. You will not need a key. Look at this tutorial. You are at step 4, then will go to step 10

    Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums
    Thank you very much DUDE, how do I find my windows key ? Like I said, it was Windows was pre-installed in my laptop, I just did some confirmation thingy on the phone, but I don't remember the key exactly.

    BTW- Is Product ID windows Key ? My computer/Properties/Windows activation/Windows key ? Sorry if this question sounds lame!
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 7,542
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       27 Sep 2015 #4

    The windows key is on the bottom left of the keyboard between the Ctrl and Alt it looks like this

    No the Product ID is not the key

    The 20 character Product *ID* is created during the installation
    process and is prominently displayed towards the bottom (in the
    Activation section) on the opening panel window resulting from
    right-clicking the Computer icon and selecting "Properties" from the
    context menu. It is used to obtain/qualify for technical support
    (limited though that may be) from Microsoft; it is of no use during the
    installation process.

    The 25 character Product *Key* is used to "prove" ownership of a
    legitimate license and is required to perform the installation, and is
    either stored on the DVD packaging on a sticker that says "Do not lose
    this number," or is on a label affixed to an OEM computer
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  5. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 36
    Windows 10
       27 Sep 2015 #5

    Dude said: View Post
    The windows key is on the bottom left of the keyboard between the Ctrl and Alt it looks like this





    Source



    Got it ,Dude! Once the download hits 100 % will it start the procedure automatically or I have to do the installation by clicking on something ? I had chosen "Create installation media for another PC", and It is installing on a USB

    Thank you yet again! ! !
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 7,542
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       27 Sep 2015 #6

    Great, look at step 7 in the earlier tutorial. It shows installing from the usb.
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  7. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 36
    Windows 10
       27 Sep 2015 #7

    Dude said: View Post
    Great, look at step 7 in the earlier tutorial. It shows installing from the usb.

    Hey, It went great till 90%, and then suddenly the tray disappeared. I restarted the computer,and Ran the media creation tool again but it prompts me to restart the PC again! Click image for larger version. 

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    I checked task Manger, and there's some activity going on. Service Host : Local System. This was also there when I was downloading the update. What's happening now ? Please tell me what should I do next! Thanks!
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  8. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 36
    Windows 10
       27 Sep 2015 #8

    Is any one here ? I am looking for a solution please!

    The USB is completely empty, the size hasn't increased. Plus I see this tmp file in the C folder, which was last modified when the downloading stopped, and its size too hasn't increased since then!
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  9. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 36
    Windows 10
       28 Sep 2015 #9

    No help ? :/
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