Windows 10: Why is my upgrade path such a PITA? One driver issue (VMWare SVGA 3D)


  1. Posts : 505
    Win 10 Pro x64 1607 (Build 14393.953)
       19 Apr 2016 #1

    [RESOLVED] Why is my upgrade path such a PITA? (VMWare SVGA 3D)


    I still cannot update my Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10. Booted (EFI on Mac Pro 5.1) this morning in to my Win 8.1 and did the upgrade check, at first I was excited seeing this:

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Name:	Win10_1.JPG 
Views:	6 
Size:	55.5 KB 
ID:	75627

    BUT, then checked the "PC compatibility report" and grrrrrr:

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Name:	Win10_2.JPG 
Views:	6 
Size:	48.3 KB 
ID:	75628

    It's driving me nuts ATM. Why does this upgrade fail over one single driver?
    Last edited by M4v3r1ck; 20 Sep 2016 at 16:06.
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  3. Posts : 505
    Win 10 Pro x64 1607 (Build 14393.953)
    Thread Starter
       19 Apr 2016 #3

    Thanks for your prompt reply! I opened the mentioned "Appraiser.JSON" file, the contents already meet the requirements as posted in that thread:

    Code:
    {"JsonSuccessfullyWritten" : true,
    "JsonVersion" : 3,
    "JsonCreationTime" : "130800491614668440",
    "CompatSectionCount" : 0,
    "CompatSections" :
    [
    ]
    }
    So nothing to change in the file's content... Confused now!

    Cheers
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 505
    Win 10 Pro x64 1607 (Build 14393.953)
    Thread Starter
       21 Apr 2016 #4

    Am I allowed to bump? Why is my upgrade path such a PITA? One driver issue (VMWare SVGA 3D)
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  5.    23 Apr 2016 #5

    Hi there
    I'm assuming you are running Windows as a VM - if this is the case try uninstalling vmware tools on the W8.1 system before doing the upgrade and in the vmware config / settings remove the check from hardware acceleration and 3D support.

    Upgrade W10.
    Now re-install vmware tools plus re-check hardware acceleration and 3D.

    (Note I haven't got a Macbook but vmware should be pretty consistent across all the platforms it runs on).

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  6. Posts : 505
    Win 10 Pro x64 1607 (Build 14393.953)
    Thread Starter
       10 Sep 2016 #6

    Thanks for the infos @jimbo45 I'll give that a try!

    Cheers
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  7. Posts : 505
    Win 10 Pro x64 1607 (Build 14393.953)
    Thread Starter
       20 Sep 2016 #7

    Resolved this issue by installing a .ISO AU-1607 as an update for my Windows 8.1 Pro x64 SSD. Lauched the SSD in Fusion VM and updated it. Very happy to have a Windows 10 update that is activated.

    Thanks for your help.

    Cheers
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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