1.    28 Oct 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10

    Can I downgrade from Insider Preview Build 14942 to "regular" 14931??


    Having all kinds of Windows 10 issues:

    • Windows Update not working. Updates will not download - hangs at 0% or 1%.
    • Windows Installer broken - cannot install programs or updates.
    • Files will often not download fully.


    So I'd like to take the semi-nuclear option of trying to install 14931 over 14942. Or even wipe up my SSD (Windows/Programs - Data on a spinning drive) and reinstall Windows/Apps from scratch.

    Thoughts??
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  2.    28 Oct 2016 #2
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 4,913
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    Quote Originally Posted by LarryinNJ View Post
    Having all kinds of Windows 10 issues:

    • Windows Update not working. Updates will not download - hangs at 0% or 1%.
    • Windows Installer broken - cannot install programs or updates.
    • Files will often not download fully.


    So I'd like to take the semi-nuclear option of trying to install 14931 over 14942. Or even wipe up my SSD (Windows/Programs - Data on a spinning drive) and reinstall Windows/Apps from scratch.

    Thoughts??
    Try this - look for hidden install.esd and copy elsewhere.

    Convert to iso using

    ESD to ISO - Create Bootable ISO from Windows 10 ESD File - Windows 10 Forums

    Double click on iso and run setup.exe to do a repair upgrade.
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  3.    28 Oct 2016 #3
    Join Date : May 2016
    FL, USA
    Posts : 134
    Windows 10-Pro 64bit

    Quote Originally Posted by LarryinNJ View Post
    ...
    1. So I'd like to take the semi-nuclear option of trying to install 14931 over 14942.
    2. Or even wipe up my SSD (Windows/Programs - Data on a spinning drive) and reinstall Windows/Apps from scratch.

    Thoughts??
    1. It didn't work for me on an earlier build; it gave an error message after "checking system" during In place downgrade.
    Fortunately, I had an earlier Macrium Reflect image.
    2. This will work, if you boot from a bootable device, i.e. DVD, flash drive. You can use the same bootable device for #1, i.e. "in place" upgrade, which I do all the time.
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  4.    29 Oct 2016 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 3,905
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    Quote Originally Posted by Comp Cmndo View Post
    Deleted
    Were you trying to delete what you wrote? I do it by going to Edit at the bottom of the reply box, looking/scrolling up to above the reply for the Delete function.
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  5.    30 Oct 2016 #5
    Join Date : May 2016
    FL, USA
    Posts : 134
    Windows 10-Pro 64bit

    Quote Originally Posted by Berton View Post
    Were you trying to delete what you wrote? I do it by going to Edit at the bottom of the reply box, looking/scrolling up to above the reply for the Delete function.
    Trying to delete post.
    No Delete function, was looking for it & not there.
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  6.    30 Oct 2016 #6
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
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    Quote Originally Posted by Comp Cmndo View Post
    Trying to delete post.
    No Delete function, was looking for it & not there.
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  7.    31 Oct 2016 #7
    Join Date : May 2016
    FL, USA
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    Quote Originally Posted by Berton View Post
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    What you have shown is not there for me.
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  8.    31 Oct 2016 #8
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 3,905
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    I get what I showed after I have already posted then go back to it and choose Edit Post.
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  9.    01 Nov 2016 #9
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 26,928
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)

    Quote Originally Posted by Comp Cmndo View Post
    What you have shown is not there for me.
    Quote Originally Posted by Berton View Post
    I get what I showed after I have already posted then go back to it and choose Edit Post.
    I'm not totally certain, but it may be due to your status as a Junior Member. Maybe John could clarify. @z3r010
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  10.    01 Nov 2016 #10
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Standish, Lancashire
    Posts : 5,847
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    New members don't have the delete post function.
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