1.    29 May 2016 #1
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    Install SETUP file after download


    A friend has downloaded Win 10 to a Win 7 PC. Now he wants to install.

    A directory (folder) contains the files, with SETUP.exe to kick off the process, but I don't recall where it is located. Been too long, so please jog my memory. Was it GWX?

    Or perhaps my friend can be prompted to install by simply opening Windows Update? Tnx
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  2.    29 May 2016 #2
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    .................A friend has downloaded Win 10 to a Win 7 PC....................

    I assume you meant your friend has downloaded the Windows iso file.
    Does he not know where the iso file is saved at ?
    If yes, go to the folder where iso file is saved at > right click at the iso file > click Mount > click Setup.exe.
    That will start the installation.
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  3.    29 May 2016 #3
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    Thanks, I'll pass that along and we'll see how he does. Best, bs
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  4.    29 May 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by borgus View Post
    Thanks, I'll pass that along and we'll see how he does. Best, bs
    You are welcome.
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  5.    29 May 2016 #5
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    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

    If it was downloaded via windows update - it is in a hidden folder on the C drive..
    "C:\$Windows.~WS"
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