windows 7 won't take update

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by joeblow3, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. joeblow3

    joeblow3 MDL Novice

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    running windows 7 ultimate and it wont take the update to allow upgrade to windows 10 errors everytime then has to go back during the installation, anything i can do other than reinstall a fresh setup???
     
  2. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    You could stop the windows update services in "start" > "run" > "services.msc" and delete the whole c:\windows\softwaredistribution folder, start the service and the folder will be recreated, check wu again.
     
  3. ypvs

    ypvs MDL Novice

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    The only updates required for W10 upgrade are SP1 and IE11. Once you have both of these then you can run the installation from the Microsoft site.
     
  4. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    google Genuineticket.xml

    make usb with mediacreation tool.. run gatherosstate.exe
     
  5. CaptainKirk1966

    CaptainKirk1966 Former MDL Guru

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    #5 CaptainKirk1966, Feb 29, 2016
    Last edited: Feb 29, 2016
    Yes, a freshly installed and properly activated 7 sp1 is immediately ready for a win 10 upgrade, no tedious updating of Win 7 is needed.

    And ... read this post by Yen.