Windows 10: Failed to upgrade to Windows 10 using the media creation tool


  1. Posts : 40
    Windows 10 Professional
       01 Aug 2015 #1

    Failed to upgrade to Windows 10 using the media creation tool


    I am awaiting notification from my reserved place in line to upgrade to Windows 10 on my PC desktop. At present, my OS is Windows 7 Professional 64. After waiting since July 29, I decided to download the Media Creation Toolx64.exe from the Microsoft website and use it to get Windows 10.

    I have attempted to obtain Windows 10 from the tool first going to the desktopís internal SSD and when that failed, I attempted by downloading to USB flash drive and then installing to the SSD. Both ways have failed numerous times.

    Going directly from the tool to the internal SSD, the process is interrupted during the upgrading phase, reverts the PC back to Windows 7 and displays this message:
    Installation status: Failed
    Error details: Code 80070652
    Installation status: Failed Error details: Code 80070652
    0X800Y70004-0X2000D
    The installation failed in the SAFE-OS phase with an error during MIGRATE_DATA operation.


    When I have gone to a flash drive from the tool, almost immediately, I am asked for a Windows Product Key. I type in the product key of my Windows 7 and it is rejected. At this point, I have no place to go as there is no button for me to go back or move forward to another screen.

    I have disabled my anti-virus as well as many apps and devices . . . and have met only failure to obtain the Free Windows 10 Upgrade on my computer.

    Any suggestions?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    01 Aug 2015 #2

    Try skipping the step when it asks you for a key.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 40
    Windows 10 Professional
    Thread Starter
       01 Aug 2015 #3

    At the insert Windows Product Key, bypassing the insert box, the "next" box at the bottom of the screen will not take a key stroke or a mouse click. You must enter a key or come out of the process.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    01 Aug 2015 #4

    Skip this isn't an option? Asked for a key twice when I did a clean install and that was my choice both times.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 5,016
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       01 Aug 2015 #5

    Have you done the upgrade to Won 10 and activated yet?

    If not you need to do that before you can do a clean install, no choice.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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