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  Reply # 1356236 31-Jul-2015 18:15 Send private message

I seem to have an issue on my PC, this was upgraded yesterday from Insider Preview. I notice today that I have  a ~BT folder that is growing in size?? my PC is Activated.




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  Reply # 1356245 31-Jul-2015 18:30 Send private message

actually problem on my PC maybe cloned SSD, so guessing I have to download ISO to USB??




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  Reply # 1356277 31-Jul-2015 18:42 Send private message

Brumfondl:
GregV: Build 10162 running on a laptop. Can't seem to get it upgraded to RTM. Any tricks to this?


Have you tried using the media creation tool and doing an upgrade?
Yup, tried this. Doesn't seem to have done anything. The .BT folder is present, but not changing. I'll try running the ISO as suggested by Nathan, and see what happens

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  Reply # 1356278 31-Jul-2015 18:50 Send private message

loved windows 7. hated windows 8. 
this brings back windows 7 to 8.
liking it so far .......... call it windows 8.7?
hope it doesn't do weird things ....

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  Reply # 1356282 31-Jul-2015 19:01 Send private message

chada398: does cortana and her icon just not appear when region set to NZ? Or is she available with limited functionality. Thanks


Cortana is not available in New Zealand.





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  Reply # 1356287 31-Jul-2015 19:18 Send private message

My notification disappeared,  windows update says it is reserved, so currently using the Windows update tool on a Win 7 Home Premium PC. Looking forward to this.

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  Reply # 1356299 31-Jul-2015 19:42 Send private message

Random Question but im kinda running a non legit version of 8.1 enterprise.
I want to do a fresh install and have an unused legit 8.1 professional key. Can i just go straight to windows 10 via a USB-ISO install or do i have to go 8.1Pro then upgrade to 10?

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  Reply # 1356301 31-Jul-2015 19:45 Send private message

shrub: Random Question but im kinda running a non legit version of 8.1 enterprise.
I want to do a fresh install and have an unused legit 8.1 professional key. Can i just go straight to windows 10 via a USB-ISO install or do i have to go 8.1Pro then upgrade to 10?


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You can use the downloadable ISO at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 which has an embedded product key. 

Using that ISO, run SETUP.EXE *from within Windows 8.1 so that it can detect that you have a licensed, activated OS*.  Then when it asks what you want to migrate, choose “nothing” or “data only”. 

That will result in a “clean” Windows 10 OS that can successfully activate.    

If you do a clean install using Windows 10 media (any media) and never went through the upgrade process, you won’t have a license and the machine won’t activate.

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  Reply # 1356302 31-Jul-2015 19:45 Send private message

“wuauclt.exe /updatenow” tricked worked on my work computer but wont work on my home computer with 7 home premium. Bummer

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  Reply # 1356303 31-Jul-2015 19:46 Send private message

keriboi: “wuauclt.exe /updatenow” tricked worked on my work computer but wont work on my home computer with 7 home premium. Bummer


You can use the downloadable ISO at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

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  Reply # 1356304 31-Jul-2015 19:47 Send private message

freitasm:
chada398: does cortana and her icon just not appear when region set to NZ? Or is she available with limited functionality. Thanks


Cortana is not available in New Zealand.



I have it working from the install on one PC, as I used the UK language pack, but it may think I am in the UK, as I didn't change any settings.

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  Reply # 1356305 31-Jul-2015 19:50 Send private message

nathan:
keriboi: “wuauclt.exe /updatenow” tricked worked on my work computer but wont work on my home computer with 7 home premium. Bummer


You can use the downloadable ISO at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10


WIll that update my current install or is it a fresh one?

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  Reply # 1356307 31-Jul-2015 19:53 Send private message

keriboi:
nathan:
keriboi: “wuauclt.exe /updatenow” tricked worked on my work computer but wont work on my home computer with 7 home premium. Bummer


You can use the downloadable ISO at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10


WIll that update my current install or is it a fresh one?


either

since you want an update, run setup.exe from inside your current version of Windows and choose upgrade

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  Reply # 1356311 31-Jul-2015 20:04 Send private message

nathan:
shrub: Random Question but im kinda running a non legit version of 8.1 enterprise.
I want to do a fresh install and have an unused legit 8.1 professional key. Can i just go straight to windows 10 via a USB-ISO install or do i have to go 8.1Pro then upgrade to 10?


the later

You can use the downloadable ISO at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 which has an embedded product key. 

Using that ISO, run SETUP.EXE *from within Windows 8.1 so that it can detect that you have a licensed, activated OS*.  Then when it asks what you want to migrate, choose “nothing” or “data only”. 

That will result in a “clean” Windows 10 OS that can successfully activate.    

If you do a clean install using Windows 10 media (any media) and never went through the upgrade process, you won’t have a license and the machine won’t activate.


Um all i got was Somethings Happened when i tried to create the ISO but i'm able to use the 8.1 tool to create a 8.1 ISO then ill try the 10 upgrade once ive done a fresh install.

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  Reply # 1356318 31-Jul-2015 20:16 Send private message

ToPGuNZ: My notification disappeared,  windows update says it is reserved, so currently using the Windows update tool on a Win 7 Home Premium PC. Looking forward to this.


And it just stopped. PC is on, no hard drive activity, nothing on screen. Will leave for awhile, I have a feeling restarting is not going to go well.

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