1.    31 Jan 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Posts : 6
    win 7

    Failed installation.


    Hi Group, I'm trying to install W10 on a new Dell laptop with W 8.1. The download seems to go fine, the installation seems to go fine, but I end up with "some updates were not installed" "failed one update" with the red shield and the red vertical bar. Error code: 80070003. I've been through this about 5 times now. Can anyone help? I may choose to completely wipe this drive and install from the disk image. Thank for any help.
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  2.    31 Jan 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 1,454
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    You`re trying to do it through windows update ?

    Tell us exactly how you are trying to install.

    My advice, do not upgrade your 8.1 to a preview, wait til windows 10 comes out or......

    Get another drive to install 10 on
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  3.    31 Jan 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Posts : 6
    win 7
    Thread Starter

    Yes, with windows update.
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  4.    01 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    My update from 8.1 to 10 started yesterday. So far it's tried about 5 times - each takes a few hours and all ended in 80070003 - installation failed. The silly thing is, my computer is a fairly new Microsoft Surface Pro 3. If anything supports Windows 10, then this should!
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  5.    01 Aug 2015 #5
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Poole Dorset UK
    Posts : 2,567
    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.125

    Quote Originally Posted by davblo View Post
    My update from 8.1 to 10 started yesterday. So far it's tried about 5 times - each takes a few hours and all ended in 80070003 - installation failed. The silly thing is, my computer is a fairly new Microsoft Surface Pro 3. If anything supports Windows 10, then this should!
    Found this on window 7 forum it may help you
    here is the link
    http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-u...0070003-a.html
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