1.    09 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 83
    Windows 10 x64 Insider

    Error Code 8007003 in preparing to install


    When I try to upgrade Windows 8.1 with Bing tablet to Windows 10 in Windows update i get
    Error Code 8007003 in preparing to install phase.
    When choosing try again it re downloads everything and same error appears.
    I tried cleaning Windows Update files and running troubleshooter but it doesn't help.
    Any suggestions would be welcome.

    If I try to upgrade from windows 10 home ISO will my activation be fine.
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  2.    09 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Texas, U.S.
    Posts : 24
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Hi, instead of using windows update try using the media installation tool and selecting upgrade this pc when prompted
    Installing Windows 10 using the media creation tool - Windows Help
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  3.    09 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skylais View Post
    Hi, instead of using windows update try using the media installation tool and selecting upgrade this pc when prompted
    Installing Windows 10 using the media creation tool - Windows Help
    Thanks will try this later and report back with results.
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  4.    10 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Texas, U.S.
    Posts : 24
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Quote Originally Posted by VBs View Post
    Thanks will try this later and report back with results.
    Sure thing, I have had to use it on certain systems because windows update wasn't' functioning properly
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  5.    10 Aug 2015 #5
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    Media creation tool downloaded windows 10 I accepted EULA everything went OK until some time later I got mysterious error that only said Can not install Windows.
    Now tablet will not boot to windows 8.1 and goes in to repair mode and fails to repair.
    After some digging I found that Windows 10 install changed some partitions (I think OEM partition).
    Anyone knows how can i fix or reinstall windows 8.1 with Bing?
    There is no ISO for this version available from MS.

    So basically my tablet has become a expensive paper weight at least for now.

    Edit seems I'm not only one having this problem
    Solved Three tries to download and install Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    It's not solved
    Last edited by VBs; 11 Aug 2015 at 00:39.
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  6.    12 Aug 2015 #6
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    The only solution that worked was doing clean install of windows 8.1 activating it and then installing Windows 10 update using update tool it worked without problem.
    But I restored my windows 8.1 image because windows 8.1 just feels so much faster that it pain to use windows 10.
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