Upgrading to Windows 10 LTSB 2016 and still keeping apps?

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  1. r3muxd

    r3muxd MDL Novice

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    #1 r3muxd, Mar 19, 2017
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    Hi! I tried to upgrade to LTSB 2016 using setup.exe, but "Keep personal files and apps" was grayed out. Is there anything I can do? I just tried using UpDown8 to change edition to Enterprise, but it didn't seem to work. Do I need to reboot? Thanks! (running Win7 Pro x64)

    Edit: Nope. Just rebooted, and "Keep personal files and apps" is still grayed out.
     
  2. lobo11

    lobo11 TOMAHAWK CHOP

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    No do not reboot yet, I'll see if Tito can help you, he wrote UpDown8:p
     
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  3. Painkiller

    Painkiller MDL Member

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    What do you expect.
    You have a Windows Pro with apps and settings and want to upgrade to an LTSB 2016er that has no apps.
    Why should you be there with "App and keep settings" can set a hook.
    :confused:
     
  4. endbase

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  5. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Tried that, same options.
     
  6. endbase

    endbase MDL Guru

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    Works with windows 10 pro but don't update @ setup then it won't work ;)
     
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  7. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    I really don't understand what you're trying to say with @ setup?


    I just installed 7 SP1 Pro in VM and loaded the 2016 LTSB iso, modified the reg and nothing changed about the options to keep.

    And 10 pro > 2016 LTSB is not the same as 7 SP1 Pro > enterprise 2016 LTSB: https://forums.mydigitallife.net/th...keeping-apps?p=1328644&viewfull=1#post1328644
     
  8. endbase

    endbase MDL Guru

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    If you start setup it will ask you to install updates ain't it If you select that it is not gonna work for to keep your settings and apps :tea:

    Ps never tried it with windows 7 tho ;)
     
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  9. r3muxd

    r3muxd MDL Novice

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    I just installed Windows 7 Enterprise as a Repair Install. Same effect.
     
  10. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    The effect is because of 7 > 10 special edition, not meant for general public or for upgrading.
     
  11. r3muxd

    r3muxd MDL Novice

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    So what can I do? Thanks!
     
  12. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Maybe first look what upgrading from your current win 7 enterprise offers to keep when you try to upgrade to 10 enterprise and if that offers to keep all you need, upgrade and next do the reg trick and try to in place upgrade to Enterprise 2016 LTSB.
     
  13. r3muxd

    r3muxd MDL Novice

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    OK. More in place upgrades I guess. Thanks!
     
  14. Froste1152

    Froste1152 MDL Novice

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    first upgrade to win 10 pro keeping all your apps then use reg trick to upgrade win 10 pro to win enterprise ltsb only way that worked for me.
     
  15. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    He now has win 7 enterprise, that won't upgrade to 10 pro with keeping all.
     
  16. annapurna

    annapurna MDL Novice

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    Just change the values here

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

    EditionID ---> EnterpriseS

    ProductName ---> Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB


    Then launch the setup.

    Pretty easy
     
  17. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    Anybody knows (before I try) if keep all is available for 8.1 Enterprise to 10 LTSB 2016

    sebus