Windows 10: Can't upgrade to Win 10 cause I can't update Win7 to SP1 Solved

  1.    17 Jun 2016 #1

    Can't upgrade to Win 10 cause I can't update Win7 to SP1

    Can't upgrade to Win 10 cause I can't update Win7 to SP1. that about says it. Tried WIndows update many times, tried to upgrade the computer using Win 7 disk to Win 7 with latest files...

    Give me recommendations to get this machine to Windows 10. thanks
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  2.    17 Jun 2016 #2

    Download the Windows 10 ISO file. Either using a third party program to mount the ISO file or create a DVD or USB flash drive from the ISO file. From within Windows 7 run setup.exe from inside the mounted ISO file or on the USB flash driver or DVD you created from it.

    Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums

    How do I mount iso image file in Windows 7?
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  4.    17 Jun 2016 #4

    SP1 for Windows 7 is not required to upgrade to Windows 10 from the ISO file. It is only required to get Windows 10 to show up in Windows Update.
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  5.    17 Jun 2016 #5

    Did the USB drive method and ran the setup file.

    Popup: 'Windows 10 Installation failed. ' No codes or anything to proceed further.
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  6.    17 Jun 2016 #6

    It sounds like your Windows 7 installation is too corrupted to install either SP1 for Windows 7 or upgrade to Windows 10. Looks like it is time to start over with a clean install. Make sure to back up any data you want to keep, because a clean install erases everything.

    Clean Install Windows 10 Directly without having to Upgrade First
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  7.    17 Jun 2016 #7

    thanks... Win 10 installed, activated using the provided links.
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