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Windows 8 installation - won't let me upgrade!

  1. #1


    Posts : 1
    Windows 7 x64

    Windows 8 installation - won't let me upgrade!


    Hi there!

    I've encountered a remarkable problem with trying to upgrade my current installation of Windows 7 x64. I'm running bootcamp from a Macbook Pro which has no DVD drive, so I'm using a bootable USB created from an ISO using Microsoft's very own software to do so.

    I'm running the Windows 8 setup.exe whilst in Windows 7, and the setup assistant tells me I need to "manually remove" the "Intel USB 3.0 eXtensible host controller driver", as it isn't compatible with Windows 8.

    Here is the dilemma:

    1) Remove drivers and device using device manager
    2) Forces me to restart
    3) Reboot into Windows 7 -> can no longer access my USB drives AT ALL because of the removed drivers!
    4) Using the automatic search for drivers yields no results at all.
    5) Because I cannot use my USB drives, I can no longer open the setup.exe on the bootable USB stick! ARGH!

    I've tried to just click on "Restart your PC to continue the installation" anyway, but when I boot back into Windows 7, the Windows 8 setup assistant just keeps telling me I need to remove this damn driver.

    Any help would be really greatly appreciated! I'm starting to figure this update is a waste of time and just to do a clean install

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1
    windows 7 enterprise


    I'm having the same problem and I have no USB 2 ports available. Uninstalling USB 3 drivers renders teh machine useless. Any help out there for this?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 1
    windows 7


    Same problem from UK windows 7 ultimate > windows 8 pro

    What about BRIDGEMIG and how to solve?

    [0x0808fe] MIG Plugin {ee036dc0-f9b7-4d2d-bb94-3dd3102c5804}: BRIDGEMIG: CBrgUnattend::CollectBridgeSettings failed: 0x1, 0
    2012-11-04 15:05:48, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:05:48, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:05:48, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:05:48, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:05:48, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:05:48, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:05:48, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:06:23, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:06:23, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:06:23, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:06:23, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:06:23, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:06:23, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:06:23, Error CONX ConX::Compatibility::CCompatibilityController::GetDriverBlockType: Found more than one match for the specified device.
    2012-11-04 15:44:54, Error MIG COnlineWinNTPlatform::AddPathToSearchIndexer - Failed to create CSearchManager instance, error: 0x80070422[gle=0x000003f0]
    2012-11-04 15:46:12, Error [0x0808fe] MIG Plugin {ee036dc0-f9b7-4d2d-bb94-3dd3102c5804}: BRIDGEMIG: ParseRegistryIfBridgeExists: query bridge presence key failed 0x139f, bridge present = 0
    2012-11-04 15:46:13, Error [0x08038d] MIG Failure while calling IPostApply->ApplySuccess for Plugin={ServerPath="Microsoft-Windows-DirectoryServices-ADAM-Client\adammigrate.dll", CLSID={43CCF250-2A74-48c6-9620-FC312EC475D6}, ThreadingModel=Apartment}. Error: 0x80070002
    2012-11-04 15:46:13, Error Error READ, 0x00000002 while gathering/applying object: apply-success, Action,CMXEPlugin,D:\$WINDOWS.~BT\Sources\ReplacementManifests,Microsoft-Windows-DirectoryServices-ADAM-Client\adammigrate.dll,{43CCF250-2A74-48c6-9620-FC312EC475D6},Apartment. Will return 2[gle=0x000000cb]
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Make the DVD from your download, than do a clean install.
    Clean Install - Windows 8

    If you need to redownloading your Upgrade D/L
    How to redownload your Windows 8 Upgrade setup D/L.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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