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Windows 7: Can't get Windows 7 to upgrade to Windows 10

30 Aug 2015   #1
nushie

windows 7 home premium 64 bit.
 
 
Can't get Windows 7 to upgrade to Windows 10

dell xps 15z 64bit 6/500. fresh install of windows 7.
all drivers installed, every thing ok.

upping to windows 10. message says it can't upgrade. i try to make sure that all windows updates are current.
another problem:
"failure configuring windows updates. reverting changes."

Any help is appreciated. Thank you.


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30 Aug 2015   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Review this tutorial
Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums

I believe it is recommended to Uninstall any antivirus programs before attempting the upgrade was that done ?
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30 Aug 2015   #3
nushie

windows 7 home premium 64 bit.
 
 

No anti-virus.
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30 Aug 2015   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
See what the media creation tool does on the tutorial.
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30 Aug 2015   #5
nushie

windows 7 home premium 64 bit.
 
 

?????
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30 Aug 2015   #6
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Since this is a fresh install, did you install Service Pack 1 yet?

Check if there are any incompatibilities - Download Windows 10 Upgrade Advisor
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30 Aug 2015   #7
nushie

windows 7 home premium 64 bit.
 
 

yes, sp1 is installed. i will try upgrade advisor, but this system has already passed the upgrade advisor with an earlier installation of windows 7.
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30 Aug 2015   #8
carwiz

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
See what the media creation tool does on the tutorial.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nushie View Post
?????
Did you even look at the tutorial? It's item #3.
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30 Aug 2015   #9
nushie

windows 7 home premium 64 bit.
 
 

sorry, i'm new.
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30 Aug 2015   #10
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

My bad I posted to the wrong part of the tutorial

Either way just keep checking for windows updates and load them when offered win-10's will come
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