Microsoft offers online tool to force Windows 10 update

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Loobyluggs Ancient Guru

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    Your link is fine, but the tool isn't.

    Still failing...
     
  3. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Upgrading as we speak ... working OK here.
     
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    Loobyluggs Ancient Guru

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    Ya, mine said that - but failed because 'something happened'...
     

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    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Ah well, we'll see .. at 84% now

    Update: just booted into W10
     
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    Same tool created me an AIO 32bit and 64bit ISO earlier, works fine
     
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    StewieTech Chuck Norris

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    Thanks Hilbert "yours truly" Hagedoorn, i downloaded and now it´s...well it has the circle thing for quite a while. I report later lads.
     
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    Kinda disappointed how they went the route of forced updates, when they should have known that is the last thing we'd want from driver updates, to potential update releases that may cause risk of major system issues.

    I hope they soon rectify this by giving the user the option to download first or not at all etc instead of group policy settings. (I know the tool is out, but I meant as in adding an option on Windows Update like previous OS')
     
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    Can i choose the option to keep nothing? Or do i have to choose one of the other two first?
     
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    TheDeeGee Ancient Guru

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    They can force all they want, but i wont be getting Win 10 untill next year.

    I'm still using Norton Ghost 15, so i can't even Upgrade as that only works on Win 7.
     

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    Loobyluggs Ancient Guru

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    [​IMG]

    2nd time now.

    It downloads just fine, goes through the checks, asks me to read the licence agreement etc, goes to the dark blue screen for installation, gets to about 50% and then the above pops up.

    Anyone else?
     
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    I will wait and see how you all get on with this, no way i want to have to download 2tb of steam games again if it all goes pear shaped.
     
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    when review :)
     
  15. Extraordinary

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    Should be fine, so long as it is an upgrade

    How are you trying to upgrade? From Windows Update?

    Try using the media creation tool and running it from ISO/USB

    Probably have to run system files disk cleanup first to remove the temp install folder
     

  16. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Small update, I just upgraded the main VGA test rig. No problems thus far. All installed applications are still there. After installing the graphics card driver the control panel is back. Running some GFX benchmarks to see if everything is properly working.

    But yeah, at least on this end all seems fine, and to the above post that includes Steam, Origin and Gog installs.
     
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    I'm using the tool and yes, I had already run that.
     
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    The more machines I install this on, the buggier I realize it is.
     
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    No logs to check?

    Not sure where Windows stores failed upgrade logs, try C:\Windows\Logs

    Might be in .etl format though, no idea how to read those

    EDIT - Found this
    To open *.etl file, open Event Viewer, right-click Saved Logs, click Open Saved Log, and then locate to the *.etl file. Another way is using command “tracerpt”. Please refer the following article.
    Tracerpt
     
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    How long did yours take to complete? I'm going on 3 hours now and still at 7%..

    Could be the MS servers taking a hammering..right?
     

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