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  1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
    Posts : 830
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       29 Jul 2015 #1

    having issues installing Windows 10 on one PC


    Brink, will Windows 10 automatically find a Product Key, or do I have to find one on my own if I install Windows 10 from an ISO file?
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,367
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       29 Jul 2015 #2

    Hello Jesse,

    You'll want to use the free upgrade offer to be able to have an activated Windows 10.


    Can I reinstall Windows 10 on my computer after upgrading?

    Once you’ve upgraded to Windows 10 using the free upgrade offer (this step) or step 3 above, you will be able to reinstall, including a clean install, on the same device. You won’t need a product key for re-activations on the same hardware. If you make a meaningful change to your hardware, you may need to contact customer support to help with activation. You’ll also be able to create your own installation media like a USB drive or DVD, and use that to upgrade your device or reinstall after you’ve upgraded.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
    Posts : 830
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       29 Jul 2015 #3

    Well, I am having issues installing Windows 10 on one PC. That PC is my sisters. Can you help me out?
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,367
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       29 Jul 2015 #4

    What's the issue you are having?
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
    Posts : 830
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       29 Jul 2015 #5

    It keeps failing to upgrade. Also, I can't find the files for Windows.-BT.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       29 Jul 2015 #6

    If you haven't already, you could use the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft using step 3 in the tutorial below to upgrade to Windows 10 and have it activated afterwards.

    Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation
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  7. Joined : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
    Posts : 830
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       29 Jul 2015 #7

    Okay. Thanks. I will try that. I did that earlier and it wouldn't activate.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       29 Jul 2015 #8

    It would have be done on an activated 7 or 8.1. However, Microsoft's activation servers have been overloaded today, and not always able to activate at the time. If it doesn't activate, then I'd say give it a day or two to see if it will.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
    Posts : 830
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       29 Jul 2015 #9

    Okay. I will keep that in mind. Thanks for your help. If it doesn't activate, I will come back and let you know.
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,367
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       29 Jul 2015 #10

    Ok. Please let us know how it went.
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