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Questions tagged [windows-10-upgrade]

Use this tag for questions regarding the upgrade path to Windows 10 from an earlier version of Windows.

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How do I successfully inplace update Win10.1809?

I have a working installation of Win10.1809. It fails sfc /scannow and DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth. As well, an in-place upgrade using Media Creator 1809 .iso file also fails, with ...
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Windows 10 updates fail to install

All cumulative updates & feature updates fail to install. Windows 10 v1803 build 17134.191. I have run sfc scannow and DISM and they report no corrupt files. Some of the error codes are KB4480966 ...
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Dell laptop: HID issues: focus jumping everywhere

I have a Dell laptop which was upgraded from win 8 to win 10. then cursor focus began jumping around so I couldn't control it at all. And applications began to open randomly. While circles flash all ...
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What will happen to the files inside the Windows Installer if I choose to keep nothing during installation?

Assuming I wanted to upgrade my System from Windows 7 to Windows 10. I have the installer extracted from another drive disk and my files are in single directory including the Windows Installer. e.g. ...
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Manual Windows 10 rollback from windows.old?

I'm looking for the Windows 10 equivalent of this process described in this support page: http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/971760 http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/971760/how-to-restore-a-...
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Spinning white dots on black background (no text) after Windows update?

About a year ago, my desktop machine died. I hardly ever used it anymore due to a new laptop, so I didn't rush to fix it. Today I finally did - a new PSU did the trick. It booted into Windows 10 ...
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Will Windows 10 upgrade from Windows 7 erase my partitions?

i'm currently upgrading my Windows 7 to Windows 10 using Microsoft's Media Creation tool. I selected the "Upgrade Now" option. now the time for installation ... it says i couple of options to install ...
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Windows 10 upgrade hangs on FIRST BOOT with spinning circle

I have an older Windows 7 Professional x86 install that I am trying to upgrade to Windows 10 Professional. Hardware is a mini-ITX with i3 4170, 4400 HD graphics, 4gb memory and 250gb SSD. The install ...
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How to zoom videos with fingers on vlc player on windows 10?

It is easy on android devices to zoom a video to a custom size using our fingers. Is it possible on windows 10. I am using inspiron 15, 7579. My laptop is touch enabled.
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Reinstall Win10 but forget deactivate it first

I have product key for Win 7 Pro. I've upgraded to Win 10 Pro. All went great, but after some time I've decided to switch back for Win 7 Pro. So, I've downloaded the image, deleted whole partition, ...
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Reinstall OS: Plurality of Upgraded Windows 10 boxes

A plurality of laptops and desktops were upgraded from Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10. Ideally, a single USB install stick is capable of reinstalling Windows 10 on any of these boxes. It would be ...
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Windows 10 update from 1703 to 1803 (skip 1709) offline

After searching alot i was unable to find a proper solution. My situation is something like this. I am on build 1703 (15063.674) and i want to upgrade it to 1803. Skipping version 1709. I want to do ...
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Dual boot with Grub Ubuntu / Win 10 no longer available with Win10 Ver 1803 update

Dual boot with Grub Ubuntu 16.04 / Win 10 broke when Win 10 automatically updated to Version 1803 in August, 2018. Windows overwrote the Master Boot Record and the Grub menu has disappeared. Ubuntu ...
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Why do I keep getting 0x80070005 when updating Windows 10?

After upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1, I keep getting error 0x80070005 whenever I try to apply an update or add a Windows feature, which is E_ACCESSDENIED. When I try to monitor with Process ...
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How do I back up Windows 10 installed programs and settings and then restore after update?

I am currently running Windows 10 Pro 1709 and want to upgrade to 1803 I've been hitting a ton of weird errors trying to upgrade (its a hand built PC) and troubleshooting hasn't gotten my anywhere (...
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Can't connect SQL Server when EXE is run from network share

After last update of Windows 10, one program is not connecting to SQL Server when its executable is started from network share (e.g. \\192.168.1.2\share\the_tool.exe). When it is copied to local HDD,...
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Troubleshooting utility or resources for Windows 10 1803 Update BSODs? [duplicate]

After the Windows 10 1803 update, I started seeing random BSODs. This was not a problem prior to the update. After trying the Windows 10 Troubleshooting tools and going through the recommendations on ...
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Windows 10 closing folders after awakening from stand by

So yesterday I programmed my pc to go into standby mode using Vista Shutdown app. Today When I turned it on, all my folders where closed, but the programs were opened. I've searched everywhere in the ...
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“Plugged in, not charging” after upgrade to Windows 10 from 8.1

I have an ASUS X551MA laptop that I recently upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1. It charged just fine with Windows 8.1, but ever since it upgraded to Windows 10, whenever I plug it in, it shows ...
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Windows Insider Preview stuck on 17677

Currently I run Windows Insider builds on my second pc. The recent days it tries to update the build but everytime it reboots a GSOD will appear with a System Service Exception caused by "afd.sys". I ...
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Is it safe to remove the extra local disk after upgrading to Windows 10 version 1803? [duplicate]

I upgraded Windows 10 to version 1803 recently, and I discovered that I now have an extra local disk (drive D) which only has about 500 MB space. After checking in the Disk Management interface, I ...
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Windows 10 fails to upgrade from Home to Pro edition [duplicate]

I have a legitimate Windows 10 key, which I got from Microsoft Imagine as part of being a student at my school. I have previously used the key 1 time on another computer of mine and successfully ...
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I installed Win10 Pro in a vhdx with BitLocker encrypted, how to upgrade OS?

With Windows Update, but it show I can't upgrade, because my C: is encrypted with BitLocker. Anyother method to upgrade OS?
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Does the latest Windows 10 upgrade create a local D disk drive that is full and how to solve this? [duplicate]

Windows 10 has been updated and now the following message appears frequently: The Windows explorer indicates that the Local Disk D is full but seems to be empty. By the way, I cannot remember that I ...
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mp3DirectCut error after windows 10 update: could not open wave/audio device

I have reinstalled the newest version (2.24), have lame encoder, stereo mix as default. have read all the related posts, but nothing helps configuration: output device -> speakers input device -> ...
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Windows 10 1803 Build 17134.48 does not load NVIDIA Device Drivers [duplicate]

Windows 10 ver 1083 build 17134.48 does not recognize either the GTX-560 or GT-630 graphics adapters. Installation of any driver version for these cards fails. Microsoft tech support unable to fix at ...
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Windows 10 N Pro to Windows 10 April Update

I have Windows 10 Pro N running on my PC and i want to update it to the 10 April update. When i go to Microsoft site to download the ISO, it only has 1 option, no N option like before. So can i use ...
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Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 while replacing SSD

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X1C 5th Gen with Windows 7 Professional 64 preinstalled through downgrade rights in Windows 10 Pro. I am going to replace the SSD and would like to upgrade from Windows 7 to ...
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Windows 10 update 1803 renamed the user account folder with .000 suffix

I installed the Windows 10 update version 1803 yesterday night. Some time later, I realized that for some reason, it had renamed my original User's folder with a .000 suffix. My user account name is ...
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What does SHUTDOWN_REASON_AUTOSTOP mean when upgrading to Windows 10

I am trying to upgrade Windows 7 of Dell Laptitude E6430 to Win 10. But it stuck at 85% of upgrading with Configuring settings 42% for 12 hours without any hard disk activity. After shutting it down ...
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VeraCrypt won't automatically mount system favorites since upgrading Windows 10

I recently upgraded my VeraCrypt-encrypted system to the latest Windows 10 version using Windows 10 media patcher for upgrading VeraCrypt-encrypted systems. Everything went fine, except the system ...
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Windows 10 abuse me with broken upgrades everytime

I upgraded to Windows 10 which was previously windows 7, it is now unsupported for my laptop. Now it keeps telling me to restart for upgrades everytime I use it. And when I do, it can never install ...
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Broken graphics tablet support on Windows 10 (No WinTab in the OS?)

I'm using an UGEE 2150 screen pen tablet on Windows 10 Pro (Version 10.0.16299 Build 16299), and seems that it's support has been broken again - last time this happened with the "Fall Creators Update",...
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Upgrade Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 still possible?

I want upgrade my Windows, but I don't know if it's still possible? And if it is possible, will I be able to fully erase my data (like formatting drive)?
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No network adapters after upgrading Windows 10

Today I installed the latest version of Windows 10 (kind of a major update I think). After the update I had no internet or network connection. Looking at the network adapter list in system control, ...
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Retrieve embedded Windows 10 key

I've bought a laptop with windows 10 preinstalled. I remove it and installed W7 with another key. Is there a way to retrieve the W10 key and install it?
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Windows 10 Fall Creators update 1709

I have tried to installl the Fall Creators update 1709 25 odd times and each time it restarts multiple times before restoring to previous version and restarting Windows without the new update. When I ...
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How to upgrade (install) windows 10 with minimum disk space?

I have a windows 10 Mini pc where I do not have enough disk space on the one internal disk to upgrade. I have tried what I can think of to free up space. Would like know how I can do the upgrade ...
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How to upgrade to windows 10 pro? [closed]

Ive got windows 10 home edition that came pre installed on an HP laptop (2.5ghz i5, 8gb ram) I want to upgrade to windows 10 pro so that i can use windows remote desktop. Where can i buy an update ...
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Swap Windows 10 Home to Pro

I have two PCs, both running Windows 10, however, one has the Pro edition, and the other doesn't. I wanted to know if it was possible to swap the License Key, I tried entering them into opposite ...
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Microsoft Store and other apps such as Calc and Photos won't launch after Windows' update

After an update, Microsoft Store and several other apps such as Photos and Calculator stopped working. Clicking on them would open a window's frame for a split second, then immediately disappear ...
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How to upgrade Windows 10 to version 1703 instead of 1709? [duplicate]

How do I upgrade a VM copy of Windows 10 to version 1703 (Redstone 2 - Creators Update) instead of to version 1709 (Redstone 3 - Fall Creators Update)? I have not been able to find the redistributable ...
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When I try activating Win10 Pro, installed via OEI / OEM DVD, I get error 0xc004f050

I bought a Genuine Windows10 Pro OEI DVD, but after I install from DVD Windows10 reports that it's actually Windows 10 Home. No problem, I'll use the activation key I got off the packaging... So I ...
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Error 0x8007025D when attempting to install Windows 10

Recently, I tried to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7 using the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft. I tried the "Install on this PC" option, but I got an error saying that it couldn't install .NET ...
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Windows 10 upgrade to 16299 - start button doesn't work

I have recently updated one of my boxes to Redstone 3 16299. After that nothing works out of taskbar, which are Start Menu, Notification Panel, Wifi Panel etc. Also, the Firefox won't start and in ...
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Windows 10 update takes up all disk space with unknown files files

I have just upgraded my windows 10 installation with the new features update. On return, my hard disk was full and i have identified that it was caused by files with no extension. Around maybe 300 in ...
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Upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 7 and moving to new hard drive

Background I recently built an almost completely new computer. The only things I'm reusing are my old hard drives. On one of those hard drives I have Windows 7 installed, but it doesn't work for the ...
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Windows 10 upgrade vs clean install over Windows 10

There are articles about comparing clean vs upgraded installation from older version (like Seven or Eight), but I couldn't find any comparison when you want install a new updated Windows 10 over ...
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Downloading windows 10 ISO within 24 hours

I recently started a windows 10 ISO download from this website: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO I managed to generate a download link for windows 10 creator's update (...
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Find driver remainings to complete Windows 10 1709 Update

"Some apps need to be uninstalled" is shown in the update window, when trying to upgrade Windows 10 Pro to 1709. After pressing "uninstall and continue" it complains about the Realtek PCIE Card Reader ...