Windows 10: Upgrading from 1709 to 1803 via USB Solved

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  1. Posts : 584
    Windows 10 Home x64 and Pro x86
       2 Weeks Ago #11

    bobsagetfullhou said: View Post
    Just tried to do the upgrade via USB. After I hit upgrade it says this option is not available and I have to install from within windows. Oh well, back to troubleshooting the error.
    I am a bit confused about which procedure you are following.

    To achieve what you want you can use the USB or the ISO but in both cases, you must boot to Windows normally and then run them from within it.

    This method of updating is called a Repair install or an InPlace upgrade. It is explained in the tutorial Repair Install - TenForums

    Just to avoid any possibility of doubt,
    If you boot from the USB you are going to install Windows.
    If you boot to Windows normally then use the Repair install procedure, you are going to update Windows and that is what you have said you want to do.

    Denis
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  2. Posts : 1,997
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       2 Weeks Ago #12

    He has tried mounting the Iso and using the usb stick from within windows, both times he had problems.

    I think he should download the Iso again and try again.
    Last edited by AddRAM; 2 Weeks Ago at 12:34. Reason: Spelled within wrong, Dolt !!
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  3. Posts : 584
    Windows 10 Home x64 and Pro x86
       2 Weeks Ago #13

    AddRAM - Neither of those accounts for, "After I hit upgrade". Denis
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  4.    2 Weeks Ago #14

    To clarify, I was unsure if I would be able to boot to a USB with my win 10 ISO on it and upgrade windows to RS4. It turns out this is not a possibility and MS wants you to do an upgrade within windows. I only tried the upgrade via USB option because I was having issues running the installer from within windows. I may next try to do a repair install like suggested with my currently installed RS3. And from there try and upgrade to RS4. Thanks.
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  5. Posts : 584
    Windows 10 Home x64 and Pro x86
       2 Weeks Ago #15

    Bob,

    So where did you see "upgrade"? ["After I hit upgrade"]

    Yes, the update is done by booting into Windows normally first and then using the Repair install procedure.
    - But you do the Repair install with the ISO [or USB made from the ISO] of the version you are trying to update to.
    - Running a Repair install with the ISO [or USB made from the ISO] of the version you already have installed will merely be a repair procedure not an update procedure. It will not do any harm though if your purpose is just to prove that the computer is working well enough to be able to cope with it. You can help things along by disconnecting everything that is not essential [network, any other external drives, ...] and by rejecting the offer you will see during the procedure to get updates {you can worry about them afterwards}.

    Denis
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  6. Posts : 1,997
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       2 Weeks Ago #16

    I said ALL of this in my 1st reply :)
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  7.    1 Week Ago #17

    Just want to update that my issue is resolved and I was able to upgrade via windows update. There was an issue with the recovery boot partition from macrium reflect. I had to temporarily disable that and was able to run the upgrade.
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  • Posts : 7,023
    10 Home x64 (1803) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       1 Week Ago #18

    Glad to hear you resolved your issues. You can mark this thread Solved now. :)
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