1.    24 Dec 2015 #1
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    How can I refresh my Windows 10 when it was just upgraded?


    I'm planning on refreshing my PC because the problem here can't be solved.

    And now I've read an article that you need to insert the installation media. How can I do this when I just upgraded from Windows 8.1 using the Windows Update?

    Thanks in advance.
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  2.    24 Dec 2015 #2
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  3.    24 Dec 2015 #3
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    Do I need to activate again with that?

    PS: I don't have a USB and a disc, nor a cd/dvd rom.

    BTW, can you look over my problem and try to see how I can solve it? Cause I really do not want to refresh my PC.
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  4.    24 Dec 2015 #4
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    the media download is in ISO format...
    download the ISO and then double-click to Mount the ISO file..
    the run setup.exe...

    That will rewrite windows - and allow keeping your files and programs
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  5.    24 Dec 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by iamDevlin View Post
    I'm planning on refreshing my PC because the problem here can't be solved.

    And now I've read an article that you need to insert the installation media. How can I do this when I just upgraded from Windows 8.1 using the Windows Update?

    Thanks in advance.
    Consider this as an alternative .......
    Start button > left side, Settings > Update & Security > left side, Recovery > right side, under Reset this PC, click the Get started button.
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  6.    24 Dec 2015 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidhk View Post
    Consider this as an alternative .......
    Start button > left side, Settings > Update & Security > left side, Recovery > right side, under Reset this PC, click the Get started button.
    Doesn't this remove everything?
    EDIT: I'll see to this later. If ever my problem will never be fixed.
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  7.    24 Dec 2015 #7
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Quote Originally Posted by iamDevlin View Post
    I'm planning on refreshing my PC because the problem here can't be solved.

    And now I've read an article that you need to insert the installation media. How can I do this when I just upgraded from Windows 8.1 using the Windows Update?

    Thanks in advance.
    Hello Devlin,

    Usually you do not need installation media while refreshing Windows 10. You will only be prompted to insert your Windows Installation or recovery media at step 6 in the tutorial below if Windows cannot find your default Windows image or the image is corrupted. The Windows image is installed along with Windows 10 by default.

    Refresh Windows 10
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  8.    24 Dec 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Devlin,

    Usually you do not need installation media while refreshing Windows 10. You will only be prompted to insert your Windows Installation or recovery media at step 6 in the tutorial below if Windows cannot find your default Windows image or the image is corrupted. The Windows image is installed along with Windows 10 by default.

    Refresh Windows 10
    Yes. I just did it. I thought it was like the previous windows. Too bad I need to install the drivers again.

    Thanks anyhow.
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