Windows 10: Force Windows 10 Upgrade (Skip Hardware Check) Solved


  1. Posts : 38
    Windows 10 TP / Windows 8.1
       29 Jul 2016 #1

    Force Windows 10 Upgrade (Skip Hardware Check)


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    I am trying to upgrade a Windows 7 system that I know will run Windows 10. I downloaded the Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant and it won't allow it because the system reports 1.99GB RAM, when it is really 2.0 GB. I can add more RAM later. It's an office PC.

    Is there a way around this?
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  2.    29 Jul 2016 #2

    Download the ISO file. Download a program to mount the ISO file in Windows 7. Run setup.exe from the virtual DVD drive that opens when the ISO file is mounted.

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    How do I mount iso image file in Windows 7?

    Just make sure to download the ISO file that matches the version of Windows 7 that you have now.
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  3. Posts : 38
    Windows 10 TP / Windows 8.1
    Thread Starter
       30 Jul 2016 #3

    I figured it out. I just disabled the WMI Windows Service and it skips the hardware check.. or passes it anyway.
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