1.    01 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 4
    Win 7 trying to update to Win 10

    Win7 USB install of W10 boots to 'choose an option' menu > no Win 10


    I have installed from the download and then created the usb from the media creation tool.

    When it reboots from the setup I get the below screen:

    I have tried the options but cant get to Win 10 - what is going wrong here?

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  2.    01 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 5,251
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483

    Remove the flash drive.
    Boot Windows 7.
    Insert the flash drive.
    Run setup.exe from the flash drive.
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  3.    01 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Win 7 trying to update to Win 10
    Thread Starter

    thanks for the reply.

    thats what i have done, rebooted win 7, inserted the usb, run setup.exe from the usb. then after the install it reboots the laptop and then i get this screen above...
    will try it again and report back
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  4.    01 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 5,251
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483

    Do you have USB set as the first boot device in BIOS? Have you removed the flash drive and rebooted?
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  5.    02 Aug 2015 #5
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    Win 7 trying to update to Win 10
    Thread Starter

    tried booting from usb, it works but asks for product key (which i have). unsure if the boot from usb will create a new clean install?

    i need to run an update so i can keep all my settings, installed programs, etc.

    i also unencrypted the system drive in case that was causing an issue, will try the update again...
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  6.    02 Aug 2015 #6
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    Win 7 trying to update to Win 10
    Thread Starter

    solved it - had to unencrypt system drive truecrypt
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