Windows 10: Win 8.1 Pro with mediacenter does not upgrade to RTM Solved

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  1. Ztruker's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 17134.191
       26 Jul 2015 #11

    Hmmm, I've upgraded at least 5 times running setup.exe from the root of the iso and it has worked perfectly each time. I get the same result as if I had upgraded via Windows Update.

    I just finished upgrading a Dell laptop from build 10122 to 10240 last night running setup.exe from the root of a flash drive I created using Rufus and a 10240 ISO I also created using the ESDtoISO tool. Worked fine, no problems.

    I'll try the one under sources next time and see what I can sport for differences in the install.
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  2.    26 Jul 2015 #12

    Mansome said: View Post
    I did it twice with 1 computer and 1 vm that had media center. I am not sure whats going on with it for you. I know I had to confirm that media center was going away but after that it upgraded just fine.
    It's really strange. I had not problems upgrading two computer with 8.1 Pro to RTM with my ISO. It's just the one with Media Center that does not want to upgrade.

    I tried both the setup in root and setup.exe in sources, both with the same results.

    When It succeeded on the other pc's, immediately after starting setup.exe I get a windowed page with upgrade questions. However when I start setup.exe on the Windows 8.1 pro with mediacenter I get a full blue screen stating 'setup being started" and afterwards the partition selection and only the option to do a clean install.

    My windows 8.1 installation is pretty standard, I even removed some programs to make sure that is not the problem. No succes, just don't want to upgrade.

    Maybe it has something to do with my disk ?

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  3.    26 Jul 2015 #13

    Problem Solved

    Based on the comments I used setupprep.exe in the sources folder and this time the upgrade started without problems.

    Thanks for the feedback.
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  4. Fafhrd's Avatar
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    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240
       26 Jul 2015 #14

    Thanks for getting back and marking this solved. Its good when problems become solutions.
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