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  Reply # 1354225 29-Jul-2015 10:56 Send private message

if your0background download hasn't kicked off, are you running NZ regional settings/languages etc?  If not, then you might be waiting for it to kick off midnight USA time for example..




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  Reply # 1354226 29-Jul-2015 10:57 Send private message

J32: I did not have the BT folder at all. Just went into the console and entered "wuauclt.exe /updatenow" and it started the download right away.


Thanks tried that. But all it seems to do is kick off the GUI Windows update process.
But when looking in windows update I see this error:



Looking up that error code shows no results from Microsoft either.

My standard windows updates were always working correctly. I wonder if this has something to do with me cleaning up some of my temp files yesterday. I did clean out 

C:\Users\?<User Names>\AppData\Local\Temp\ to make space for the upgrade when it became available.

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  Reply # 1354232 29-Jul-2015 10:59 Send private message

semigeek:
StevieT:
joshhill96:
semigeek: How many people have run Setup? And if so, did any files get deleted? 



I did but, didn't notice any files missing


Same - my BT folder remained 6.62GB in size.


My desktop is stuck at 5.97GB right now, so looks like it hasn't deleted anything. My laptop is at 4.02GB, but I didn't run it on there. 



I don't know if by running setup.exe I've broken the installing process. I did have a folder called Install in C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution, even while having C:\$Windows.~BT. But checking before it has disappeared.

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  Reply # 1354236 29-Jul-2015 11:01 One person supports this post Send private message

Regs: if your0background download hasn't kicked off, are you running NZ regional settings/languages etc?  If not, then you might be waiting for it to kick off midnight USA time for example..


Hi Regs

Can you give us any more information if we execute setup.exe prematurely and what might happen to the installation process?

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  Reply # 1354243 29-Jul-2015 11:06 Send private message

DizzyD:
J32: I did not have the BT folder at all. Just went into the console and entered "wuauclt.exe /updatenow" and it started the download right away.


Thanks tried that. But all it seems to do is kick off the GUI Windows update process.
But when looking in windows update I see this error:



Looking up that error code shows no results from Microsoft either.

My standard windows updates were always working correctly. I wonder if this has something to do with me cleaning up some of my temp files yesterday. I did clean out 

C:\Users\?<User Names>\AppData\Local\Temp\ to make space for the upgrade when it became available.


I think the error code 8044001C just means windows update wasn't able to connect to the MS servers. 

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  Reply # 1354247 29-Jul-2015 11:12 Send private message

StevieT:
semigeek:
StevieT:
joshhill96:
semigeek: How many people have run Setup? And if so, did any files get deleted? 



I did but, didn't notice any files missing


Same - my BT folder remained 6.62GB in size.


My desktop is stuck at 5.97GB right now, so looks like it hasn't deleted anything. My laptop is at 4.02GB, but I didn't run it on there. 



I don't know if by running setup.exe I've broken the installing process. I did have a folder called Install in C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution, even while having C:\$Windows.~BT. But checking before it has disappeared.


I have the C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution as well, on my laptop, but I haven't run setup on that machine, and there is no Install folder. 

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  Reply # 1354248 29-Jul-2015 11:14 Send private message

Anyone here upgraded successfully?

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  Reply # 1354250 29-Jul-2015 11:15 Send private message

semigeek:
StevieT:
joshhill96:
semigeek: How many people have run Setup? And if so, did any files get deleted? 



I did but, didn't notice any files missing


Same - my BT folder remained 6.62GB in size.


My desktop is stuck at 5.97GB right now, so looks like it hasn't deleted anything. My laptop is at 4.02GB, but I didn't run it on there. 



Same with my Desktop is at 5.97GB, going to check my laptop nothing has come through yet on that one




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  Reply # 1354252 29-Jul-2015 11:16 Send private message

Gamegeek: Anyone here upgraded successfully?


I ran it but now I have Windows XP undecided

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  Reply # 1354256 29-Jul-2015 11:18 Send private message

My windows update page says now "Downloading Windows 10" and "preparing for installation". Will see how far I get.

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  Reply # 1354259 29-Jul-2015 11:24 Send private message

J32: My windows update page says now "Downloading Windows 10" and "preparing for installation". Will see how far I get.


Lucky you.


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  Reply # 1354264 29-Jul-2015 11:25 Send private message

semigeek:
StevieT:
semigeek:
StevieT:
joshhill96:
semigeek: How many people have run Setup? And if so, did any files get deleted? 



I did but, didn't notice any files missing


Same - my BT folder remained 6.62GB in size.


My desktop is stuck at 5.97GB right now, so looks like it hasn't deleted anything. My laptop is at 4.02GB, but I didn't run it on there. 



I don't know if by running setup.exe I've broken the installing process. I did have a folder called Install in C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution, even while having C:\$Windows.~BT. But checking before it has disappeared.


I have the C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution as well, on my laptop, but I haven't run setup on that machine, and there is no Install folder. 


me too, it shouldn't affect anything right Microsoft NZ ?




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  Reply # 1354266 29-Jul-2015 11:27 Send private message

J32: My windows update page says now "Downloading Windows 10" and "preparing for installation". Will see how far I get.


Let us know how you get along.

My ~BT folder is still sitting at 6.62GB in size (although it states the size on disk is less than that), containing 17,745 files and 3,602 folders.

I hope by running setup.exe before I haven't buggered things up.

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  Reply # 1354269 29-Jul-2015 11:31 Send private message

Why is the BT folder over 6GB when the download is only supposed to be 3GB?




Life is too short to remove USB safely.


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  Reply # 1354270 29-Jul-2015 11:32 Send private message

joshhill96:
semigeek:
StevieT:
semigeek:
StevieT:
joshhill96:
semigeek: How many people have run Setup? And if so, did any files get deleted? 



I did but, didn't notice any files missing


Same - my BT folder remained 6.62GB in size.


My desktop is stuck at 5.97GB right now, so looks like it hasn't deleted anything. My laptop is at 4.02GB, but I didn't run it on there. 



I don't know if by running setup.exe I've broken the installing process. I did have a folder called Install in C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution, even while having C:\$Windows.~BT. But checking before it has disappeared.


I have the C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution as well, on my laptop, but I haven't run setup on that machine, and there is no Install folder. 


me too, it shouldn't affect anything right Microsoft NZ ?


I think it is suppose to disappear after the download is complete. Not sure though, cannot find the post in this thread that mentioned that directory.

EDIT: The directory the Install folder was in was C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download, not C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution. My error.

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