Windows 10: Can't Upgrade to 1511

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  1.    22 Jul 2016 #31

    ok the recovery usb made from the HP junk only offers to do factory wipe and such. Im currently using media creation tool to make a bootable usb to attempt previous instructions for fixing the boot records
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       22 Jul 2016 #32

    Ryantw said: View Post
    ok the recovery usb made from the HP junk only offers to do factory wipe and such. Im currently using media creation tool to make a bootable usb to attempt previous instructions for fixing the boot records
    Good, Ryan! After you make the thumb and (hopefully) fix the boot records, hang on to it. It may come in handy.
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       22 Jul 2016 #33

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Normally, if clean install did it, it would be 450MB, but who knows what logic HP is using to customize things.

    Wonder what he's doing.......
    Yes, mine is 450MB.
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       22 Jul 2016 #34

    Did anyone ask what Ryan is using for backup?
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       22 Jul 2016 #35

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Did anyone ask what Ryan is using for backup?
    Nope, didn't get that far yet.
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  6.    22 Jul 2016 #36

    sorry for the delay, fix mbr was unsuccesfull and I was unable to try the reset as it says the drive is locked? i took pictures to show what was going on. I previously backed up all my personal files. Its a fairly new laptop so not much has been put on it. I transferred it over to an external. I now have a hp system recovery flash drive and a windows installation usb.
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       22 Jul 2016 #37

    I think the locked drive issue is because you have Fast Startup turned on in power settings.
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       22 Jul 2016 #38

    simrick said: View Post
    I think the locked drive issue is because you have Fast Startup turned on in power settings.
    Based on all that, and the fact he has all his stuff on an external and it's not loaded up yet.....Clean???? Get it over with? Nice, fresh, no HP baggage? All nice and neat partitions?
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       22 Jul 2016 #39

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Based on all that, and the fact he has all his stuff on an external and it's not loaded up yet.....Clean???? Get it over with? Nice, fresh, no HP baggage? All nice and neat partitions?
    Absolutely. Unless there is some software that came with the system that he absolutely needs. I say, totally clean install, to an unallocated drive.
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       22 Jul 2016 #40

    simrick said: View Post
    Absolutely. Unless there is some software that came with the system that he absolutely needs. I say, totally clean install, to an unallocated drive.
    Ryan? What say?
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