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  1. Brink's Avatar
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       16 Jul 2017 #10

    Hello Bo, :)

    It's good to hear from you again.

    The Windows 10 Update Assistant will check to see if your PC is able to install the latest version of Windows 10 first. If any issues are found, it'll let you know and not proceed to update if they may prevent a successful update.

    If the download is interrupted, you will most likely need to start over again. Once downloaded, you should be good to go though.

    If you lose electricity during the update, then the update could fail or pick up where it left off when the PC powers up next. It's a 50/50 chance, but no guarantees. There's also a chance that the installation will be completely corrupted resulting in having to do a clean install.

    Since you do have unreliable power at times, it would be best to back up anything you do not want to lose first to be safe.
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  2.    16 Jul 2017 #11

    Brink said: View Post
    If you lose electricity during the update, then the update could fail or pick up where it left off when the PC powers up next.
    Hi Brink, I been coming around and read a lot from here. I just changed File explorer to open This PC :)

    What I have is a laptop, new battery. Supposedly should last 9 hours. Since the laptop keeps working even if electricity goes out, if lights goes out during the update, after downloading, does the updating process itself also requires internet as well as electricity. It it needs both, then I should wait for MS. What you think?

    Bo
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  3. Brink's Avatar
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       16 Jul 2017 #12

    You'll be good to go then. It normally will not take anywhere near that long to update.
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  4.    16 Jul 2017 #13

    Thanks for your help, appreciated.

    Bo
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  5. Brink's Avatar
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       16 Jul 2017 #14

    You're most welcome. Please let us know how it went.
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  6.    16 Jul 2017 #15

    I am downloading now, is at 61 %, about 1% a minute. I am writing this is my W7, You said, "It normally will not take anywhere near that long to update°, you mean, the update after downloading should be around a hour and a half.

    Bo.
    Last edited by bo elam; 16 Jul 2017 at 23:55.
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  7. Brink's Avatar
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       17 Jul 2017 #16

    The download time will depend on your bandwidth, but yeah it can sometimes take around an hour or so for the actual update to install and completely finish.
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  8.    17 Jul 2017 #17

    Brink........I survived. All looks well so far, I see a lot of settings changed by the update, including the restoring of Windows photo viewer. The system seems stable (15063.483).

    Regards

    Bo
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  9. Brink's Avatar
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       17 Jul 2017 #18

    That's great news Bo.
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  10.    17 Jul 2017 #19

    Yes I used it the other day and it updates all the way to 15063.483 takes a little long but it works.
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