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  Reply # 1355062 30-Jul-2015 09:18 Send private message

This thread is full of awesome.
From the lows to the highs, it is one big roller-coaster

While I was at work, my system download the files for the install
Like others it failed to install it automatically via Windows Update - which is good, as I didn't want it to update automatically
I have downloaded the ISO as a backup

No prompt yet from the GW10 app saying "hey, downloaded - do you want to upgrade" yet

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  Reply # 1355065 30-Jul-2015 09:21 Send private message

I didn't have the prompt from Windows 10 App thing - went to Windows Update and it was there waiting.

Also - I ran the Media Creation tool - it appears to mess up the auto download content.

 

 



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  Reply # 1355068 30-Jul-2015 09:30 Send private message

Flatmates main machine has all sorts of problems last night, first we tried via windows update and that did not work.
then by downloading the media however after the first couple of setup screens it asked for a serial key to install (his current windows is activated).

I did notice however he is running 8.1 with media centre which looks like it might be the issue.
Will get him to remove the media centre tonight and see if that helps.

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  Reply # 1355069 30-Jul-2015 09:33 Send private message

Hmm its running fine except I cant download anything from the store, everything just fails. 
Also when checking activation , it says theres an error and forcing it just gives error as well.





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  Reply # 1355072 30-Jul-2015 09:41 Send private message

xpd: Hmm its running fine except I cant download anything from the store, everything just fails. 
Also when checking activation , it says theres an error and forcing it just gives error as well.



I find with Win 10 one has to leave it alone for a few  hours to allow it to load everything and tidy things up like Apps and indexing  etc. If you try and mess before it des that the experience will be frustrating




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  Reply # 1355074 30-Jul-2015 09:45 Send private message

xpd: Also when checking activation , it says theres an error and forcing it just gives error as well.

A friend's install did that. He tried again 15 minutes later and it worked. The servers are likely overloaded.

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  Reply # 1355078 30-Jul-2015 09:47 Send private message

(Impatient) :)

 


Ill let it be for a while and go clean the house....





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  Reply # 1355093 30-Jul-2015 09:56 Send private message

I downloaded the media tool to get an ISO and upgraded my Macbook Pro 8.1 under bootcamp. The new OS looks great, but wifi is completely stuffed, so I've just used the rollback to 8.1 under recovery. The rollback went fine, but I'm a bit sad that I think I'll need a new version of bootcamp drivers to run 10.

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My Laptop PC Windows 8.1 auto downloaded and I was notified of the upgrade late afternoon and went without a hitch! Was surprised as reading on forums that there were issues, My desktop PC which has Windows 7 Home Prem had a few issues, I ran setup.exe within the Windows BT folder and thought I mucked up the download but had the wave message in the Win10 App downloaded the media team and upgraded that way, flawless and easy and encountered no issues with that.

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  Reply # 1355104 30-Jul-2015 10:10 Send private message

After leaving my Dell venue windows 8.1 Tablet turned on and connected for the last two days patiently waiting for its "turn", this morning my status is still "reserved".  So now getting impatient I tried the media creation tool and get the legendary "something happened".  I cant believe how amateur that error message is to come from probably the biggest team of software developers on earth...
Something like this would be more like it in my case:


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  Reply # 1355105 30-Jul-2015 10:12 Send private message

Adamww: After leaving my Dell venue windows 8.1 Tablet turned on and connected for the last two days patiently waiting for its "turn", this morning my status is still "reserved".  So now getting impatient I tried the media creation tool and get the legendary "something happened".  I cant believe how amateur that error message is to come from probably the biggest team of software developers on earth...
Something like this would be more like it in my case:



Create a ISO file and mount ISO and do upgrade that way.

I did it that way as my Windows 8.1 Pro had Media Centre installed and Windows 10 Pro could not upgrade due to a screen to "confirm that I know Media Centre will be uninstalled".




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  Reply # 1355106 30-Jul-2015 10:13 Send private message

Fred99: From W7 home.  $Windows.~BT folder is around 5.94GB, no prompts, nothing's changed - but in the background windows update keeps trying something which keeps failing:



Error details:


Upgrade to Windows 10 Home

Installation date: ‎30/‎07/‎2015 8:16 a.m.

Installation status: Failed

Error details: Code 80240020

Update type: Important

Install the next version of Windows.

More information:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=507415

Help and Support:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=507417Upgrade to Windows 10 Home


I was kind of keen to install, to see if some image processing software (now unsupported) would run under win10.  However, I have an enterprise edition of W7u from which I will do a clean install on this machine - when I get around to it - as I don't think I want W10 home edition as the OS on this machine, mainly because of limitations on update scheduling.




Do you have Media Centre? Do you have sufficient HDD space on the C: for ugprade?




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  Reply # 1355112 30-Jul-2015 10:28 Send private message

Lizard1977: I've run into issues upgrading my Surface Pro 3.  Upgrading via the reservation tool/Windows Update has now failed 5 times, and has unhelpfully refused to say what went wrong.  But each time it has re-downloaded the files, which can take 30-60 minutes each time.  So I downloaded the ISO and made a USB drive, but it asks for the product key.  The product ID in System Information doesn't work (filled with "invalid" characters like 0 and OEM), and even using Magical Jelly Bean didn't work - the key it offered up didn't work either.

So I'm stuck - the automatic upgrade route isn't working, and it seems I'm not allowed to upgrade via the ISO.  Any suggestions?


the ISO should work, but can you confirm you've downloaded the ISO that matches your Windows edition and platform (ie you're not running Enterprise? and downloaded a 32bit ISO for 64bit Surface Pro 3?)

Product ID is not a Product key

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  Reply # 1355118 30-Jul-2015 10:34 Send private message

mentalinc: Just burn to dvd or a USB, why wait for your turn?
Can confirm using the windows 7 USB DVD Download to create a bootable USB from a windows 10 ISO works fine.

Just noticed a 29GB windows.old folder in c:

Make sure you run disk clean up with the "Clean up system files"

 

  • Then select previous windows update
  • Temporary windows installation files
  • & windows upgrade log files

I don't really want to waste 32GB on an SSD for nothing...


that tool won't work on a UEFI system as it formats the USB flash drive as NTFS

the easiest way is just to format the key FAT32, then copy the entire contents of the ISO to the root of the key

or use a tool like Rufus if you think that is too hard :)

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  Reply # 1355121 30-Jul-2015 10:39 Send private message

chiefie: The automated upgrade installation yesterday failed numerous times for me. And I had to use the Download Tool and even when running Download Tool with "Upgrade this OS" it gave "Something happened" error.

I opted to make ISO and mount the ISO and performed upgrade that way. It appeared the upgrade error that stopped/failed numerous times could be the fact that my Windows 8.1 Pro had Media Centre installed as well as cannot attained a confirmation from me that it will be removed in Windows 10.

*rolleyes*


there is no prompt about Media Center so I think its something else

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