Windows 10: mediacreationtool not working (anymore) Solved


  1. Posts : 146
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       30 Mar 2016 #1

    mediacreationtool not working (anymore)


    I wanted to migrate back to Windows8.1, but the mediacreationtool doesnt let me download the windows8.1 iso file anymore. I guess this totally purposely, to force people into Windows10. It just says something like "cant download bla bla" the moment I click ok. A friend tested it too and it doesnt work.

    Are there any other save mirrors for a Windows 8.1 x86 iso? Or can I get any logs by the mediacreationtool, why it's not working?
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  2. Posts : 4,771
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       30 Mar 2016 #2

    Were you using this link ?

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/soft...nload/windows8

    I just tried it and it got started ok.

    P.S. I did not finish it because I have no use of a win 8/8.1 iso file.
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  3. Posts : 146
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
    Thread Starter
       30 Mar 2016 #3

    Create installation media for Windows 8.1 - Windows Help


    https://i.imgur.com/F2wqMLx.png not working for me nor my friend. It directly stops with error after clicking save to disk.
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  4. Posts : 4,771
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       30 Mar 2016 #4

    Care to try my link ?
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  5. Posts : 146
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
    Thread Starter
       30 Mar 2016 #5

    No, because it's the same file. It's not working for german, windows8.1 non n/pro, x86.
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  6. Posts : 1,750
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240
       30 Mar 2016 #6

    Just downloading it in the UK, no problem. Deutsch 8.1 Pro 64bit
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  7. Posts : 146
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
    Thread Starter
       30 Mar 2016 #7

    Ive tested it now on a Win7 PC also, not working too.
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  8. Posts : 146
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
    Thread Starter
       30 Mar 2016 #8
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