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Windows 10 installation question

  1. #11


    Posts : 88
    windows8.1;OSX 10.10.3;vb with debian,ubuntu and Windows 10 TP


    Quote Originally Posted by KYHI View Post
    The Dell Venue 8 uses x86 software
    even though x64 CPU
    Does not have enough RAM to support x64 OS
    I agree with You. It also has only 32 bit EFI. Hence the problem.
    However I tried 32 bit media creation tool only to upgrade. Still failed so far. Iy goes as far as 91% and says it is going to reboot, but finally get message that upgrade failed.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    It also has only 32 bit EFI. Hence the problem.
    Not a problem - it is a feature..
    32Bit UEFI support is only supported on ATOM CPU's

    Noticed you had 64GB drive - nice option, mine is 32GB
    Upgrade failure may be freespace

    How much Disk space you using before trying the upgrade ?
    Are you using the ISO to upgrade or windows update ??

    Suggest ISO method and do not download any updates during the installation..
    you can download them after
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  3. #13


    Posts : 88
    windows8.1;OSX 10.10.3;vb with debian,ubuntu and Windows 10 TP


    Quote Originally Posted by KYHI View Post
    It also has only 32 bit EFI. Hence the problem.
    Not a problem - it is a feature..
    32Bit UEFI support is only supported on ATOM CPU's

    Noticed you had 64GB drive - nice option, mine is 32GB
    Upgrade failure may be freespace

    How much Disk space you using before trying the upgrade ?
    Are you using the ISO to upgrade or windows update ??

    Suggest ISO method and do not download any updates during the installation..
    you can download them after
    I after restting have nearly 32 GB free. Still after getting installing windows 10 message and going to reboot message, I get message installation/update failed.
    I tried with straight upgrade from the tool and also using setup.exe from usb disk.
    In both cases, final result is same.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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