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Windows 7: Windows 10 upgrade problem

18 Feb 2016   #1
wideminnow70

Windows 7 Home 64 bit, Wndows 7 Po 64 bit
 
 
Windows 10 upgrade problem

I have a dual boot system. Windows 7 Home is the default boot.
One is Windows 10 Pro (upgraded from Windows 7 Pro - no problem upgrading) and the other one is Windows 7 Home.
I have a separate key for each system.
I am trying to upgrade the Windows 7 Home edition to Windows 10 Home edition.
When I click on the Microsoft emblem on the task bar, I have two options - Upgrade now or
Start download, upgrade later.
I have tried both but when the system shows restart now, the system reboots and nothing happens and the upgrade does not start. The Restart now screen comes back up.
When the Windows 7 Pro was being updated I had no problem.


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18 Feb 2016   #2
indianacarnie

 

You would probably have better luck posting this to our sister forum tenforums. Windows 10 Forums
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18 Feb 2016   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

It does not always work right away, millions of people are trying to install 10, give it time, and enjoy 7

Just gotta ask, why do you want 2 versions of 10 on the same PC
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18 Feb 2016   #4
wideminnow70

Windows 7 Home 64 bit, Wndows 7 Po 64 bit
 
 

I use one for testing than set it up on the other one.
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18 Feb 2016   #5
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

If you would be interested in a clean install of Win 10, Brink has a tutorial for that.
Clean Install Windows 10 Directly without having to Upgrade First - Windows 10 Forums
A clean install would mean all your programs need to be re-installed, nothing gets transferred from your Win 7 OS to Win 10.
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19 Feb 2016   #6
z3r010

 

You can to an upgrade with the media creation tool (see step 4) Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums
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25 Feb 2016   #7
wideminnow70

Windows 7 Home 64 bit, Wndows 7 Po 64 bit
 
 

I will give it a try - Thanks.
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