Windows 10: Clean install of 9841 problems


  1. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 9841
       15 Nov 2014 #1

    Clean install of 9841 problems


    I was forced to do a clean install of 9841 this morning. Computer started acting crazy using 9879. Actually I think I messed around with it too much. Anyhow... Reformatted my hard drive, clean install from USB. Now when I try and install the next preview build I get Failed to check for new preview build please try again later 0x80240438

    Anyone else had this issue? Help?
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  2.    15 Nov 2014 #2

    d2
    I am getting the same thing and I am running 9879. I was going to suggest turning on fast check but that's not the problem. Server problem at MS maybe?
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  3. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 9841
    Thread Starter
       15 Nov 2014 #3

    I was on 9879, but it started getting buggy. I just realized the app store isn't working either. I get a similar error code. Did you just upgrade to that preview build or have been running it a while?
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  4.    15 Nov 2014 #4

    d2thaho said: View Post
    I was on 9879, but it started getting buggy. I just realized the app store isn't working either. I get a similar error code. Did you just upgrade to that preview build or have been running it a while?
    I have been running it since it rolled out on Wednesday. Googled the error and it says something about store being down also.
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  5. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 9841
    Thread Starter
       15 Nov 2014 #5

    Thanks man! I guess I will just wait it out and see. What a PIA. Not sure if I even want to go back to 9879, but the idea that it won't let me is driving me nuts. lol!!
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  6. Posts : 11,245
    Windows 10 Pro
       15 Nov 2014 #6

    I'm suspecting there might be a server issue by Microsoft at the moment, only based on that I have this same issue suddenly now with two computers using different routers and broadband ISP, and that a mate from my native Finland contacted me in Skype 15 minutes ago asking what to do as he has the same issue trying to upgrade build 9860.
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  7. Posts : 5,011
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       15 Nov 2014 #7

    I get a similar failure, but different error code:

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  8. Posts : 11,245
    Windows 10 Pro
       16 Nov 2014 #8

    This was quite clearly a Microsoft server / Store issue, on Microsoft systems. At the same time this started to happen to us, at our sister site the Eight Forums I saw one thread where uses was reporting issues with failing app installations from store, I believe these were linked, the same issue.

    Seems to be fixed now, at least I am able to download and install upgrade builds and install from Store.
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