Windows 10: upgrading from 8.1 no updates are available Solved

  1.    06 Aug 2015 #1

    upgrading from 8.1 no updates are available


    hello
    i have an OEM laptop running 8.1 i reserved windows 10 about 1 month ago via get windows 10 from the notification area
    it's more than a week now since the upgrade started rolling out so i tried the force update method via windows update
    after several hours it showed me this

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    i restarted and it seems like windows was installing those ordinary updates and no windows 10 setup screen appeared
    after booting to windows 8.1 normally windows update showed error code 800700050
    i searched the internet for it then realized it's permissions problem then got it sorted via the "subinacl.msi" i found on microsoft knowledge base
    now i tried updating again but it windows update says no updates available
    i checked my windows partition size and i found it larger than normal then headed to softwareDistribution/download folder and found a large file about 2.7 GB -same size as the update packageClick image for larger version. 

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    i tried running windowsUpdateBox but nothing happened
    where is the problem here ?
    you help is much appreciated
    thanks in advance
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  2.    06 Aug 2015 #2

    Don't wait for windows update to work, try upgrade it manually. In my experience, solving windows update problems take more time and effort than upgrade it by another way with the same result. anw, you can find the instructions below if you want to do it yourself.
    http://moretags.blogspot.com/2015/07...howing-up.html
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  3. Posts : 15,020
    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition
       06 Aug 2015 #3

    This site features an excellent tutorial on upgrading Windows.

    Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    07 Aug 2015 #4

    looks like you didn't get my problem
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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