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  1. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,939
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       28 Jul 2015 #31

    Hi..
    Now just what should I be looking for to see if I'm getting the upgrade to Windows 10 from 8.1.

    TIA
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  2. Joined : Jul 2014
    UK
    Posts : 16,471
    Windows 10
       28 Jul 2015 #32

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    Hi..
    Now just what should I be looking for to see if I'm getting the upgrade to Windows 10 from 8.1.

    TIA
    look in c:\$windows.~bt

    if this folder exists windows is downloading 10 update (make sure it has todays date on it)
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  3. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,939
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       28 Jul 2015 #33

    paulsalter said: View Post
    look in c:\$windows.~bt

    if this folder exists windows is downloading 10 update (make sure it has todays date on it)
    So if I don't have it what would that mean?? The download hasn't started yet?
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  4. Joined : Jul 2014
    UK
    Posts : 16,471
    Windows 10
       28 Jul 2015 #34

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    So if I don't have it what would that mean?? The download hasn't started yet?
    yup, if you don't have it then no downloads yet (make sure hidden & hidden os files set to show)
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  5. Joined : Jun 2015
    Western NC
    Posts : 27
    Windows 8.1/Windows 10 x64
       28 Jul 2015 #35

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    So if I don't have it what would that mean?? The download hasn't started yet?
    I'd make sure all updates have been manually checked for, and run, if available. Seems to have started and finished on my 8.1 Pro system after installing updates.
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  6. Joined : Nov 2013
    Land of 10,000 lakes
    Posts : 10,346
    W10 Pro, W10 Home
       28 Jul 2015 #36

    Would not being logged into a Microsoft Account be a problem with not getting the download? I didn't set up a MS account when I installed W7 on this PC a few years ago.
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  7. Joined : Nov 2014
    Chicago
    Posts : 63
    Windows 10 PRO
       28 Jul 2015 #37

    Sandman said: View Post
    I'd make sure all updates have been manually checked for, and run, if available. Seems to have started and finished on my 8.1 Pro system after installing updates.
    Ditto!
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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,542
    W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
       28 Jul 2015 #38

    I noticed a strange thing in the registry

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\UpgradeExperienceIndicators\Reduced


    What does the reduced key mean?


    @BunnyJ Do have the reduced key as well?
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  9. Joined : Jul 2015
    沖縄県
    Posts : 119
    Windows 10 Pro
       28 Jul 2015 #39

    Excuse me where can I find [ BT folder]
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  10. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 133
    Windows 10 Pro Edition Build 14393.105
       28 Jul 2015 #40

    Hi All,
    Per paulsalter " look in c:\$windows.~bt

    if this folder exists windows is downloading 10 update (make sure it has todays date on it)"
    I have this folder on my laptop..but not with todays date on it, so I guess I'll be waiting till tomorrow.
    David
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