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Windows 7: Windows 7 Ulti-64-bit to Windows 8 CP 64-bit Upgrade fail

13 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate & Windows 8 CP 64-bit
Windows 7 Ulti-64-bit to Windows 8 CP 64-bit Upgrade fail

try sfc /scannow
clean reboot with windows service
also try via using NVIDIA gpu and Intel's integrated gpu

also tried advanced_SC 5.X and tuneup utility 2012 for registry issue

but fails 2 times
and c:windowsanther: setuprr.log is empty

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14 May 2012   #2

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Have you read through this tutorial on how to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8 CP?

Upgrade Install from Windows 7 or Vista to Windows 8 - Windows 8 Forums[2]=Installation and Setup

Personally, I'd suggest installing 8 on a separate partition rather than replacing 7. Windows 8 is still a test version and has not been finalized. If you're not happy with Windows 8, you can always boot into Windows 7, delete the Windows 8 partition, and continue using Windows 7 without having to go through another clean install of 7.

How to install windows 8 - Microsoft Answers
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14 May 2012   #3

Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate & Windows 8 CP 64-bit

Hi Marsmimar
I already deploy my current windows 7 to 2 drives
and they are running well _with dual boot both are created by acronics true image 2012

now I have to upgrade 1 copy to windows 8 CP
and 2nd copy remains as windows 7 Ulti in dual boot

dude I already know those basic things of installation
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14 May 2012   #4

Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate & Windows 8 CP 64-bit

this happens exactly when I get to the "Preparing Devices" part I get this error:


in event viewer

The driver \Driver\WUDFRd failed to load for the device WpdBusEnumRoot\UMB\2&37c186b&0&STORAGE#VOLUME#_??_USBSTOR#DISK&VEN_GENERIC-&PROD_COMPACT_FLASH&REV_1.00#20060413092100000&0#.
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 Windows 7 Ulti-64-bit to Windows 8 CP 64-bit Upgrade fail

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