1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5
    windows
       29 Jul 2015 #1

    Technical preview upgrade help


    okay so i have a version of windows 10 already
    the technical preview version 9926
    and i know that not everyone has their update as yet and has to wait
    but is it the same for the people who already have a version of windows 10?
    do i still have to wait or do i have to do something else ?
    please tell me i'm not sure what to do
    thank you
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Wolves, England
    Posts : 1,634
    W7 Pro x64 | W10 IP x64 | Linux Mint VM
       29 Jul 2015 #2

    Build 9926 is months old, how long have you been running it? You should be on Build 10240 by now (RTM build) if you've been an Insider for any length of time.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 1,377
    Win 10 14393.51
       29 Jul 2015 #3

    Go here:

    Windows 10

    If 9926 wasn't installed as an upgrade over Win 7 or 8.1, I'm not sure that the build in the link (10240) will activate.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5
    windows
       29 Jul 2015 #4

    my friend gave me this version, i knew it had to update but i never actually figured out ow and due to school i never got the chance to get around to it so thank you i will check the link you sent
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Wolves, England
    Posts : 1,634
    W7 Pro x64 | W10 IP x64 | Linux Mint VM
       29 Jul 2015 #5

    If you've only just installed it it won't activate. The Insider program is closed and activation of Insider builds has been suspended.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  6. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5
    windows
       29 Jul 2015 #6

    so what do i do
    reinstall 7 or 8 and try to force it?
    or wait?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  7. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,937
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       29 Jul 2015 #7

    Samira said: View Post
    so what do i do
    reinstall 7 or 8 and try to force it?
    or wait?
    I would reinstall either one.. and force the upgrade via this:
    How to Force Download Windows 10 for PC or Tablet
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  8. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5
    windows
       29 Jul 2015 #8

    okay ill do just that
    thank you boozad and bunny for your help
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
win 10 technical preview
Hi all downloaded latest win 10 (10162) TP yesterday but can only install on any instance of windows im using that time of installation be it 7 or 8 ..... or on a Virtual Box, but not a drive of my choice ?, will this be the same for the final...
Installation and Setup
Cant install the technical preview
Hi, Im trying to install the technical preview on a partition on my SSD, but everytime i do it i get the an error message along the lines that windows can't be installed on a MBR partition. Ive done some googleing and it got something to do with...
Installation and Setup
Office Office Technical Preview
Read more - Want to test out Office 2016? Here's how you can download the bits right now - Neowin 564857452127334400
Windows 10 News
Has Anyone Been on the Technical Preview Forums?
It's a little different than this one. This may sound stupid, but how do we post new threads or suggestions?
General Support
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:40.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 10 Forums