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  # 1354570 29-Jul-2015 16:18
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I pressume the upgrade is the 'N' version, eg. Windows  10 Professional N

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  # 1354571 29-Jul-2015 16:18
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From memory, "N" doesn't have Media Player.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1354575 29-Jul-2015 16:22
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nzrocketman:
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nzrocketman:
benokobi:
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MikeB4: OK I did this and my Surface is now installing Windows 10. It would seem that it had stalled somewhere in the process..

What this error means is, your Windows 10 installation folder is unfinished and/or corrupted. Now, how do you fix that?
1. Go into "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download" and delete everything in that folder.
2. Now, run the command prompt as an administrator. Type in "wuauclt.exe /updatenow".
3. Go to your Control Panel > Windows Update and your Windows 10 should start re-downloading from scratch, hopefully without flaws this time.


Worked perfectly up to 30% so far


97% at this rate this will be the last post on windows 8



i bet your wrong



Haha. It's installing now.


let me know if it installed properly. as i tried this and it didn't work.  will try again if you have any luck


Widows 10 successfully installed on my Surface after doing the above




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  # 1354576 29-Jul-2015 16:24
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the page seems to be very flaky. I got it Firefox and downloaded the tool . Once I refreshed I got 404 again. Downloading the ISO now. Funny thing is I tried the "Upgrade this PC" option first and it told me "Something happened" and that was that.

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  # 1354579 29-Jul-2015 16:27
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J32: the page seems to be very flaky. I got it Firefox and downloaded the tool . Once I refreshed I got 404 again. Downloading the ISO now. Funny thing is I tried the "Upgrade this PC" option first and it told me "Something happened" and that was that.

 

Not only you, I had the same problem, it didn't work in chrome, but it did in firefox.

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  # 1354582 29-Jul-2015 16:31
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Behodar: From memory, "N" doesn't have Media Player.
I thought Media Player had been dropped from all versions of Win10.




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  # 1354594 29-Jul-2015 16:32
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Behodar: From memory, "N" doesn't have Media Player.
I thought Media Player had been dropped from all versions of Win10.


Media Center was dropped.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1354596 29-Jul-2015 16:33
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kiwifidget:
Behodar: From memory, "N" doesn't have Media Player.
I thought Media Player had been dropped from all versions of Win10.

 

I think that is 'media centre' 

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  # 1354598 29-Jul-2015 16:35
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Behodar: From memory, "N" doesn't have Media Player.
I thought Media Player had been dropped from all versions of Win10.

I think that is 'media centre' 


Sorry, yes, Media Centre. So what is the difference then between N and non-N versions of Windows?




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  # 1354601 29-Jul-2015 16:38
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kiwifidget:
mattwnz:
kiwifidget:
Behodar: From memory, "N" doesn't have Media Player.
I thought Media Player had been dropped from all versions of Win10.

I think that is 'media centre' 


Sorry, yes, Media Centre. So what is the difference then between N and non-N versions of Windows?


 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_XP_editions#Edition_N


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  # 1354607 29-Jul-2015 16:42
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nzrocketman:
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nzrocketman:
benokobi:
benokobi:
MikeB4: OK I did this and my Surface is now installing Windows 10. It would seem that it had stalled somewhere in the process..

What this error means is, your Windows 10 installation folder is unfinished and/or corrupted. Now, how do you fix that?
1. Go into "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download" and delete everything in that folder.
2. Now, run the command prompt as an administrator. Type in "wuauclt.exe /updatenow".
3. Go to your Control Panel > Windows Update and your Windows 10 should start re-downloading from scratch, hopefully without flaws this time.


Worked perfectly up to 30% so far


97% at this rate this will be the last post on windows 8



i bet your wrong



Haha. It's installing now.


let me know if it installed properly. as i tried this and it didn't work.  will try again if you have any luck


Up and running. going great

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  # 1354610 29-Jul-2015 16:44
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I got a headstart at this this morning at 11AM for my file server. Installed with out a hitch apart from my Intel Pro QT Quad 1000 failing to team but that was a driver issue and that's been fixed.

Slowly upgrading all of my machines now :)





You can also follow me on twitter here @kiwifortw I do twitch streams every now and then at twitch.tv/kiwiforthewin :)

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  # 1354617 29-Jul-2015 16:55
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http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 tool live now... you can use it to upgrade current pc, or create any edition media to upgrade another PC








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  # 1354618 29-Jul-2015 16:57
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Regs: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 tool live now... you can use it to upgrade current pc, or create any edition media to upgrade another PC


Cool - hopefully I can use that to update the laptop that the Get Windows 10 app always refused to start on (but, of course, not tell me why) even though it met all the pre-requisites that I could find.

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  # 1354619 29-Jul-2015 16:58
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The images are now up on MSDN... although it claims that my active subscription has expired so I can't actually download it or get a key!

Edit: I can get to the checksums and can confirm that the MSDN image matches the "consumer" one (64-bit International does, at least).

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