Windows 10: upgrade to windows 10 pro failed Solved

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  1.    30 Jul 2015 #1

    upgrade to windows 10 pro failed


    upgrade to windows 10 pro failed on my win 7 ultimate desktop
    this has happened 14 times over last 2 days
    anyone else having this problem

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  2.    30 Jul 2015 #2

    HI there,

    It seems that your system is having trouble downloading the update from Windows Update.

    Could you try working through Section C on this KB > https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/910341 and tell us the results.

    You may also be better of manually downloading the installation media from Microsoft as I've mentioned elsewhere.

    Windows Sniper said: View Post
    1) You do not need the icon, you can install using this link > Windows 10 so long as your copy of windows is Genuine, it will activate without issues. For this method, you will need your Installation License Key for activation.


    Please let me know how this works out for you.
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  3.    30 Jul 2015 #3

    Windows Sniper said: View Post
    HI there,

    It seems that your system is having trouble downloading the update from Windows Update.

    Could you try working through Section C on this KB > https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/910341 and tell us the results.

    You may also be better of manually downloading the installation media from Microsoft as I've mentioned elsewhere.



    Please let me know how this works out for you.
    it is genuine as I got it direct from Microsoft after I got conned by version I bought online and used for nearly a year before it failed
    found this in answers Microsoft and seams to be working update saying preparing to install.
    have to wait and see what happens


    AL
    AlexConover replied on July 30, 2015See post history


    This worked for me...

    1) Access this file location C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download and delete everything there. (Note delete only content found there and not the Download folder itself)

    2) Open CMD (command prompt) with run as administrator (admin privileges) and run this command: wuauclt.exe /updatenow

    The Update Window should pop-up with downloading Windows 10 again, and if your lucky it will be the complete kit this time.

    Source: Fix WindowsUpdate_80240020 | SCCM Tips
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  4.    30 Jul 2015 #4

    goatty2 said: View Post
    it is genuine as I got it direct from Microsoft after I got conned by version I bought online and used for nearly a year before it failed
    found this in answers Microsoft and seams to be working update saying preparing to install.
    have to wait and see what happens


    AL
    AlexConover replied on July 30, 2015See post history


    This worked for me...

    1) Access this file location C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download and delete everything there. (Note delete only content found there and not the Download folder itself)

    2) Open CMD (command prompt) with run as administrator (admin privileges) and run this command: wuauclt.exe /updatenow

    The Update Window should pop-up with downloading Windows 10 again, and if your lucky it will be the complete kit this time.

    Source: Fix WindowsUpdate_80240020 | SCCM Tips

    That post makes it seem like the original installation files were corrupted during the download. So clearing them out and starting again would fix it.

    Let us know how it goes!
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  5.    30 Jul 2015 #5

    installing now at 25%
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  6.    30 Jul 2015 #6

    i did the method suggested it just keeps redownloading the files and prompts and error after its done, I guess because Microsoft still didn't push the "ok to install" the download in the GWX notification.
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  7.    30 Jul 2015 #7

    hmd899 said: View Post
    i did the method suggested it just keeps redownloading the files and prompts and error after its done, I guess because Microsoft still didn't push the "ok to install" the download in the GWX notification.
    Hi @hmd899, Can you please create a new thread with details pertaining to your problem? It may be similar or completely different to the OP.

    Thanks
    @goatty2, Seems like your system is all going strong now!
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  8.    30 Jul 2015 #8

    so far things working except store it crashes after a few seconds so doing a reboot at the moment
    store still not working
    Last edited by goatty2; 30 Jul 2015 at 07:23.
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  9.    30 Jul 2015 #9

    2 reboots and store is working at the moment
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  10.    30 Jul 2015 #10

    goatty2 said: View Post
    2 reboots and store is working at the moment
    Glad to hear you are up and running now. Hopefully all your issues have now been resolved!
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