Windows 10: problem with upgrade assistant


  1. Posts : 2,454
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 1803 (April 2018 build 17134.48)
       12 Mar 2018 #1

    problem with upgrade assistant


    Just a simple question. I would not mind updating but that particular Windows installation started as a Windows-to-go installation on a USB hard disk. I wanted to have a "live Windows installation" (as opposed to a live CD) with many tools for service. I then decided the disk was too good, I cloned it to another computer we use to test stuff, so I wouldn't have to reinstall everything from scratch there. The question is why trying to upgrade this installation (windows-to-go) fails? This is my problem with upgrade assistant. Although it fails every time, it keeps trying the update every day! I want to either stop trying or make it succeed. Any guide of how to make it work? Please point me to the appropriate thread.

    Thank you.
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  2. Posts : 8,150
    10 Home x64 (1803) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       12 Mar 2018 #2

    Is it running 1703 or earlier? If so, then KB4023814 has installed the Update Assistant...
    KB4023814 Windows 10 display notification to install latest version

    You can try uninstalling the Update Assistant, but it just reinstalls itself. See this post for a more permanent way to remove it.
    Block Windows 10 update assistant/all updates
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