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still waiting for my upgrade

  1. #1


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1 :(

    still waiting for my upgrade


    My friend has the EXACT same laptop as i do. She got her upgrade right away. Im still being told to wait because it isn't ready.

    is there a way to bipass this check and just upgrade? all i found was an upgrade tool that tells me what im already being told.

    i feel like something is broken because it always just asks if i want to be notified when ready. i have looked online and i am supposed to check my status and such but that isnt an option

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Billybag,

    If you like, you could download a Windows 10 ISO file that's the same edition and architecture (32/64-bit) as you currently have installed, then directly upgrade to Windows 10 using the ISO file.

    Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums

    Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums
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  3. #3


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1 :(


    Damn so that means i need to buy a flash drive since i dont have a rom. Cool beans.
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  4. #4


    Actually you don't need a flash drive. Since you have Win 8.1 you can simply mount the ISO once you download it then run setup.exe from the mounted ISO.

    To mount the ISO, right click on it and select Mount. File Explorer will then open to the drive the ISO was mounted to. Double click on setup.exe and you're off and running.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 22,577
    64-bit Windows 10




    You can use step 7 in the tutorial below to upgrade with the ISO.

    Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums
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  6. #6


    Thanks Shawn, I forgot that was in there.
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