Windows 10: Difficulty installing Windows 10 Solved

  1.    29 Jul 2015 #1

    Difficulty installing Windows 10


    Hello everybody,
    I'm Mark from the UK, can anybody assist me with the installation of windows 10.
    I checked windows update and it shows the platform has been downloaded to my pc.
    It also says in windows update installation failed. I then went on to the get windows 10 icon in the task bar and discovered it was ready to install. I clicked the install and got a windows 10 blue screen saying working on it, this has remained on my PC for approx 3 hours, I have attached a picture of the screen.
    Thanks in advance, Mark.Click image for larger version. 

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  2.    29 Jul 2015 #2

    I have installed win 10 and when I get to the desktop screen it just flashes on and off
    non stop. No cursor control ..can't do anything.. have rebooted several times and get the same thing
    Computer is now unuseable
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  3. Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       29 Jul 2015 #3

    Try a cold stop - press and hold the power button for 15-20 seconds.

    Wait a minute or two, the restart your machine.

    Windows should pick up where it left off - this is often caused by some hardware (different on different boxes) that makes the installer think too hard
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  4.    29 Jul 2015 #4

    All sorted now ,thanks for all you help.
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    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       29 Jul 2015 #5

    Good to hear it's sorted out.
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  6.    29 Jul 2015 #6

    Slartybart said: View Post
    Good to hear it's sorted out.
    Thank you all.
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  7.    29 Jul 2015 #7

    Well, what did you do? It may help someone else.
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  8.    29 Jul 2015 #8

    linw said: View Post
    Well, what did you do? It may help someone else.
    absolutely nothing, just left the pc on and it completed the full update. During the process there was a few automatic restarts. All currently seems to be running smooth.
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  9.    29 Jul 2015 #9

    Slartybart said: View Post
    Try a cold stop - press and hold the power button for 15-20 seconds.

    Wait a minute or two, the restart your machine.

    Windows should pick up where it left off - this is often caused by some hardware (different on different boxes) that makes the installer think too hard ;)
    Thanks for the info but I tried it and no luck.. even tried to use my reinstall win 7 disc but it won't
    auto start the cd and I have no mouse or keyboard control to get me to settings
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