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Latest Windows 10 Upgrade refuses to install.

Q: Latest Windows 10 Upgrade refuses to install.

My Dell Inspiron 15R laptop is 6 years old. It came with Windows 7 installed. Service tag 4DHR1N1.

It was auto-upgraded to WIndows 10 when this first came out.
Since then all the Windows 10 upgrades have worked upgrades have worked OK - until yesterday.

Before this, there had been an unsuccessful attempt to load
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 for Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 for x64 (KB3186568)

The first time it tried to upgrade, when I powered up, it went straight to "Restoring your previous version of Windows"
- even though Update History reported the successful installation of
2017-07 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB4025339)

It then asked me to schedule an update installation time.

Following this, when I attempted to start the laptop, I got the Windows logo and spinning dots for a few seconds - then my laptop shut down. I noticed that the fan was putting out warmer air than usual.

This happened the following 4 times I attempted to reboot the laptop. Screen live for a few seconds, then shut-down.

On the 6th attempt, I finally got the message "Restoring your previous version of Windows". And my laptop is now working again.

Is there ANY way I can either stop the automatic update from crashing my computer, or revert to Windows 7?
I have Windows 10 Home, not Windows 10 professional.
Dell told me some time ago that they had not tested this particular laptop for Windows 10 compatability.

Or is the only solution to scrap a perfectly good laptop and buy a new one?

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Preferred Solution: Latest Windows 10 Upgrade refuses to install.

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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Hi I have a Toshiba satellite l745-s4110 laptop that came out with windows 7.  I have some programs that will not run right on anything else. 
Somehow windows 10 got installed on the computer.
 
I did not really need the programs so I continued to use 10, but it crashed the laptop would not let me do a restore.  I have the discs for the 7 install, but when I try to install or restore it I get the msg that 7 cannot be installed on this computer.  I finally got win 8 to load on the lap top   But still receive msg that 7 cannot be used on this computer.  
 
Has anyone had this problem?  And does anyone know how tp force 7 back on?  I have wiped the hard drive but still get the will  not install on 7.
 
Thanks
Alton.

A:windows 7 refuses to install

Windows 7 was the OS that came installed on the computer? Are your Windows 7 install disks 32bit? If the drive was converted to GPT Windows 7 32bit cannot be be installed to the disk and it must be wiped.
 
If not 32bit then do a clean install per this guide. You should first delete all existing partitions.
 
http://pcsupport.about.com/od/operatingsystems/ss/windows-7-clean-install-part-1.htm

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just got a new motherboard and wanted to reinstall windows 7 64bit
but the installer just keeps freezing on me , not crashing ,just after windows loads the files and then the windows 7 wallpaper comes but then nothing happens after that i can still move the mouse so is not crashed like i said.
i tried installing the other way from inside windows but once it copys all the files then reboot it freezes again, but this time with the words "windows is being installed" or something along those lines

i really would appreciate if someone could solve this for me im out of ideas except installing it on my hardrive on someones else pc then put the hdd back in my pc but its a pain in the a**

so someone come to the rescue and earn some rep

A:Windows 7 refuses to install

Is the new mobo already listed in your System Specs: ASUS M3A79-T DELUXE

Or is it another mobo.

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Hello,

I'm having problems with my computer and I need some help desparately. My machine is basically unuseable, and I need to get it back up and running as soon as possible, so any helpful input would be greatly appreciated. Appologies in advance if I'm a bit verbose, but I want to be as clear as possible.

I'll start off by mentioning that not all of the info in this story might be relevant, and that I'm just telling it in the event that it could be. A short time ago I bought 512 MBs of RAM and installed it, and it seemed to work fine. Also around that time, presumably through running a registry cleaning utility or something, I'd accidentally disabled a lot of Windows XP tools like Defrag or the Search function in Windows Explorer (some necessary files were missing in the System32 folder).

Shortly after this (lets say 2 days) I decided it was about time I reformat my computer, or rather, start a new XP install on a 200gb HD I'd bought some time earlier but never really used. However, this HD had two FAT partitions on it with a Win98 install, so I run Partition Magic to repartition/reformat it into a single NTFS partition - however PM seemed to have trouble with this - though when I checked it later on a friend's computer with the Windows Scandisk, it was ok. Anyway, shortly after this point, Windows starts acting all screwy. I mean resetting without warning, left and right. It had always done this once every few days, and I never found a cause so I learned t... Read more

A:Windows XP refuses to Boot or Install

Hi Aaron and welcome to the forum,

First of all, if you got the WD drive to work fine on your friends machine, then it will not work on your machine about 90 % of the time. What happens is that the drive is looking for his motherboard and not yours so you get blanko junk or nothing.

Just to make sure you have it set up right, if using a WD as a single (no other drive on the cable) drive, then put it on the end of the ribbon cable and take the jumpers off.

If there is something else on that IDE #1, then make the other drive a slave (middle connector = Grey color) and make the WD set as Master with the jumpers (on end of cable = Black color) set as Master according to the diagram on the top of the drive.

Also, I am assuming that you now want to put XP on the computer and not Win98 (a different process, so if I am incorrect about what you want to do, write back and I will give different instructions.)

Now, if you can boot into the BIOS setup menu (usually del key), make sure your boot order is set to:

CDRom
Floppy
Hard Disk you wish to boot from

Don't forget to save before you exit.

Put your CD in the CDRom drive and boot up

When the disk comes up, Select install (even if it says you would overwirte the other copy on the disk), and then let it format if it asks that. Then install and it should go. When loaded, don't forget to load your chipset drivers first from the motherboard CD.

If you ... Read more

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Hello,

I'm having problems with my computer and I need some help desparately. My machine is basically unuseable, and I need to get it back up and running as soon as possible, so any helpful input would be greatly appreciated. Appologies in advance if I'm a bit verbose, but I want to be as clear as possible.

I'll start off by mentioning that not all of the info in this story might be relevant, and that I'm just telling it in the event that it could be. A short time ago I bought 512 MBs of RAM and installed it, and it seemed to work fine. Also around that time, presumably through running a registry cleaning utility or something, I'd accidentally disabled a lot of Windows XP tools like Defrag or the Search function in Windows Explorer (some necessary files were missing in the System32 folder).

Shortly after this (lets say 2 days) I decided it was about time I reformat my computer, or rather, start a new XP install on a 200gb HD I'd bought some time earlier but never really used. However, this HD had two FAT partitions on it with a Win98 install, so I run Partition Magic to repartition/reformat it into a single NTFS partition - however PM seemed to have trouble with this - though when I checked it later on a friend's computer with the Windows Scandisk, it was ok. Anyway, shortly after this point, Windows starts acting all screwy. I mean resetting without warning, left and right. It had always done this once every few days, and I never found a... Read more

A:Windows XP refuses to Boot or Install

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**Summary
Whenever I try to install anything from games to anti-virus' I get an error 1335 data1.cab corrupt.
Tried everything I could think of and still no luck, please help!

All right,, I'll try to be as detailed as possible.

My PC was broken. I sent it in to a PC Tech who thought they fixed it but
sent it back the same way. (Problem was it kept rebooting on its own)
I did some research and found out the little beeps when the PC crashed actually meant something so I pinpointed my problem to bad RAM and bought a 1gb ram card and installed it and restored PC to original settings. I reinstalled windows and everything.
Everything was running perfect. I was able to install and everything.
Then all of a sudden I started getting errors

First MSN kept giving me the ever-annoying "Send error report" message as soon as i logged in. So I reinstalled MSN and it worked slightly better.

Then I was installing something else and I got an 'error 1335 data1.cab corrupt'
I click ignore and it comes up to an internal 2350 error
[which led me to Microsoft support. They said to reinstall windows installer, I installed and it didn't help]
I figured it had to be the file was messed up so I re-DLed and still couldn't install. I tried several other programs and nothing will install. I tried DLing a game and upon the installation failing I got this report.

[04/24 00:59:47] Install Start
[04/24 00:59:48] Use CRC : false
[04/24 00:59:48] File Name : Combat-Arms.n... Read more

A:Windows REFUSES to install!! (ANYTHING) error 1335

Hi, FliiP. Welcome to TSF.

I'm not sure if you've ever noticed, but inside your windows xp disc, there's lots and lots of file that help it operate correctly, one of which is the .cab files, these are essential and shouldn't be overlooked, and will NOT be when installing, so they're definitely not just "missing". You would have had to deleted them or spyware could happen to be a friend of yours you never knew you even had.

I could be wrong, but I believe the .cab files do exist and aren't just in the disc itself, but it seems to me that they would be.

Just reinstall XP, that'll get rid of anything that may harm your computer and give you a clean slate, at the risk of losing all your music, pictures, videos, documents.

Good luck. If you have any more questions or comments, post them!

PS.
A word to everyone else - Do the .cab files exist in the actual install or do they only exist in the XP disc, itself?

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I go through the install and I get this message at the end of it:

A:Windows Live messenger refuses to install

Have you tried this fix yet?

Windows Installer Error Fix

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I've had windows 7 64 on my system for the last 6 or 7 years? However long it's been out and it's been completely fine.

I moved everything over to a Samsung 840 Evo about a year ago and everything was great.

I moved everything over to a Saumsung 850 Pro about 6 months ago and my system has crashed literally about 10 times at this point. I have used Samsung's Secure Erase to reset the SSD every time before a new install.

Everything will work fine for X amount of days, weeks etc until Windows does some kind of automatic update and crashes my computer, it will not reboot, it will not repair. I will attach a pic of what it does during this problem, running lines and lines of the following code in the attached pic.

Now trying to reinstall windows AGAIN, it completely REFUSES to do so - and I have 2 SSD's I'm trying this on and getting the exact same 0x80070057 error code.

I've deleted the partitions, created new ones and still getting this error code on BOTH SSDs. I've tried this step 5 times. It will not install.

What is the problem and is there any way to fix this? I don't understand why windows has been constantly crashing these last few months, but it has completely pushed me away from wanting to use it at all.

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So I'm trying to install Windows 7 via XP SP2 but every time I try it gets to the expanding files part(27%) and cancels the whole installation saying Windows could not prepare the computer too boot into the next phase. I ran a chkdsk scan on the drive and unplugged all USB devices and some people said that Windows couldn't find the HDD Controllers so I installed my chipset drivers too but still nothing.
I can't really format these partitions(especially C: since I need the XP installation on it to install Win 7)
What could be cause of this? Can a damaged or missing bootsector(or bootmgr) be to blame?

A:Windows 7 install refuses to reboot at expanding files

Try cleaning the HD Drive first.
SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

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Hi,

I've been having a number of different problems with installing newer huawei 3g modems on windows 7 ultimate 32 bit. Initally the problem surrounded the driver ewusbnet.sys which, when windows 7 attempted to install it, would summon a BSOD. That particular problem was cast out by newer drivers only to reveal a fault with ewusbwwan.sys which shows in device manager as "huawei mobile connect - 3g network card" & gives a Code 10 and another unnamed driver, which is referred to in device manager as simply "Huawei Mobile" handing in a Code 28.

I have the most up to date huawei 3g modem windows drivers I can find anywhere 4.25.11.00 In the case of the ewusbwwan.sys the driver version is 6.0.1.318 with hardware ids:

USB\VID_12D1&PID_1436&REV_0000&MI_01
USB\VID_12D1&PID_1436&MI_01

the other unknown driver has hardware ids of

USB\VID_12D1&PID_1436&REV_0000&MI_04
USB\VID_12D1&PID_1436&MI_04

Since I was getting BSODs with the ewusbnet.sys I've taken to using virtual machines to try and get the device(s) installed. I've tried two different win7 ultimate 32 bit builds. On these there is no virus protection software, I've tried disabling windows defender and windows firewall. I've tried different compatibility settings as these devices have no problem working on either xp or vista. I've tried installing in safe mode. I've ried all these at th same time. I've tried deleting upperfilters and lowerfilters.... Read more

A:Hawei 3g modem driver ewusbwwan.sys refuses to install on windows 7

Samebody else can say it better, but I have always experienced in threads that Huawei drivers cause BSODs. The driver updates are also not available. So apparently there is no way to use a Huawei dongle without suffering BSODs.

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I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
I have tried to install the Mini Partition Wizard of the Home Edition developed by MT Solution LTD

The download completed, when trying to install it in either the Program Files path and also on the Progran Files (x86) I get the same frustrating result in both.
The download came from a reputable webpage Free Partition Magic alternative. Free Partition Manager Software for Windows 7/VISTA/XP/2000 and Windows Server 2003/2008/2000.

It says the the Wizard has stopped working it never opens to show my disks details
The message i get in the details is attached as follows:

QUOTE
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: PartitionWizard.exe
Application Version: 7.0.0.1
Application Timestamp: 4e60e518
Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7600.16385
Fault Module Timestamp: 4a5bdb3b
Exception Code: c0000094
Exception Offset: 00064fcb
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 4105
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
UNQUOTE

Was that a Windows 7 originated message or a MT Solution Mini partition originated message?

Then it also says this:
QUOTE
Read our privacy statement online:
Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our priv... Read more

A:Windows refuses to install/run Mini Partition Wizard software ...

You'd do better to create a bootable CD rather than install and run Partition Wizard from your hard drive.

With a bootable disc, you can create and edit partitions without hindrance as you'll be booting into Partition Wizard rather than Windows.

Partition Wizard Bootable CD allows user to boot computer directly to manage partition.

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Hi,I've been having a number of different problems with installing newer huawei 3g modems on windows 7 ultimate 32 bit. Initally the problem surrounded the driver ewusbnet.sys which, when windows 7 attempted to install it, would summon a BSOD. That particular problem was cast out by newer drivers only to reveal a fault with ewusbwwan.sys which shows in device manager as "huawei mobile connect - 3g network card" & gives a Code 10 and another unnamed driver, which is referred to in device manager as simply "Huawei Mobile" handing in a Code 28.I have the most up to date huawei 3g modem windows drivers I can find anywhere 4.25.11.00 In the case of the ewusbwwan.sys the driver version is 6.0.1.318 with hardware ids:USB\VID_12D1&PID_1436&REV_0000&MI_01USB\VID_12D1&PID_1436&MI_01the other unknown driver has hardware ids ofUSB\VID_12D1&PID_1436&REV_0000&MI_04USB\VID_12D1&PID_1436&MI_04Since I was getting BSODs with the ewusbnet.sys I've taken to using virtual machines to try and get the device(s) installed. I've tried two different Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit builds. On these there is no virus protection software, I've tried disabling windows defender and windows firewall. I've tried different compatibility settings as these devices have no problem working on either xp or vista. I've tried installing in safe mode. I've ried all these at th same time. I've tried deleting upperfilters and lowerfilters. I've tried all this with the other intel &... Read more

A:Huawei 3g modem driver ewusbwwan.sys refuses to install on windows 7

Hello and Welcome -There are quite a few topics on the same subject all around Google - None with good answers -Most of them have the same problems that you have, and this dates back about 2 years generally.The general opinion is to refer this back to the retail outlet or in your case, Telstra I would assume.Vodaphone was very bad for these devices, but they were very bad for most problems - Apart from asking here, you seem to have done about all that I would in the same circumstances. I use an earlier version Huawei (linked to Optus) on my Win7 Toshiba laptop, that I have used for about 3 years, and it gives fairly good reception in "almost" all areas, and none of the problems you list  - Have you contacted anyone else about this problem, and have you been given any other answers, or ideas yet ??Huawei Support links on this page What Make and Model computer is this ? What Antivirus is installed ? Thank You -

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Just upgraded today and was getting a lot of BSOD at first. Once i got all updates installed they settled down abit but are still occurring just not as frequently. Most of the time its a different error that comes up. the latest one 0x00000133 didn't have anything come up under bug string check in BlueScreenView. Any help would be much appreciated. They happen randomly so as soon as i boot up some after 10-30 minutes. It will also freeze without giving a BSOD and having to be manually restarted.
the different BSOD codes are;INTERRUPT_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED, DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE, DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, DRIVER_OVERRAN_STACK_BUFFER, MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED

*sorry for the typo in the title

A:New upgrade to windows 10 multiple BSOD latest 0x00000133

Remove all software from IObit & Slimdrivers and use a restore point prior the use of them.
If you've used IObit & slimdrivers software before you upgraded, I recommend to do a clean install and only get the drivers from legimate sources.
Programs that claim to update your drivers install either the wrong or corrupted drivers.

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Hi there, ive been having problems with a clean install working properly and i think its because of a windows update as the main cause...other semi-related posts below about the issue if you feel like looking.

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=489470
http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=485411

Basically what i looking to find out if how long can i wait to install updates and install all my programs after a clean install without causing more problems in the long run. Dont get me wrong...im NOT worried about security by running without the wonderful M$ updates. My only concern is simply performance...and not have my computer locking up after a user logs off (you'd have to read the other posts..but thats what it comes down to)

I would think it wouldnt really matter since they are basically patches....aside from the .net framework 1.1 that i will be installing from the get go b/c i have software that uses it. But other than that M$ update....does it really matter? It cant.....

Im just looking to perform hopefully my 4th and final clean install on this system with all my progys and see how it runs for a week. Then if all seems good, ill update windows and capture the culprit ******* thats been driving me nuts for a month and locking up my computer.

Thansk for looking and sorry for asking such a stupid question.
 

A:Latest one should install windows updates?

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The latest Windows Vista updates (Feb., 2015) fail to install. My OS is Vista Home Premium. I have run System File Checker (sfc /scannow), and the problem seems to be a corrupted file. The File Checker shows the following error message at 45% completion of the scan: "Windows Resource Protection could not perform requested operation." SFC also generates a log file but I don't know how to interpret it. The log file is too large to send as an attachment. Please advise.

A:Latest Windows Updates Do Not Install

What update is it? Would it happen to be the recent update for Power Point 2013 (KB272647)?

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Vostro 360 upgraded to Windows 10 (via ISO).
Built-in panel video is corrupted (vertical stripe down center that suggests panel failure).External monitor works fine.However, built-in panel works during boot for both BIOS and Windows 10 logo screen, and also works in Safe Mode. Additionally, the panel works fine after it comes out of sleep mode.Any time the video mode changes (e.g. by a resolution change, plugging in an external monitor, or starting the computer) the built-in panel will be garbled. Causing the system to sleep and unsleep (even immediately after startup) will correct the built-in panel video corruption.Driver installed by Windows 10 is: Intel(R) HD GraphicsDriver Date: 5/27/2015Driver Version: 9.17.10.4229I update a Vostro 360 Windows 7 system with the latest Intel HD Graphics driver, I will get the same behaviour, so it's almost certainly a driver issue.What confuses me is that no-one has mentioned a similar problem, and many have mentioned successful upgrades to Windows 10. Am I just unlucky with my systems, or is there some software variable that could mask (or create) the problem?On Windows 7, I can revert to an older driver to make the problem go away. This is difficult on Windows 10, as it continually upgrades to the latest driver.Closest similar issue is an unresolved red/green/blue colour cycling problem.http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-hardware/dell-vostro-360-and-optional-intel-graphics-driver/2fbf78e7-2c1b-4986-b711-add8... Read more

A:Vostro 360 upgrade to Windows 10 video corruption with latest Intel driver

JACQUESASSERT,
Product not tested for Windows 10 upgrade
Dell is not testing or developing Windows 10 drivers for this product. If you choose to upgrade, some features, applications, and connected devices may not work as expected.

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Windows Vista x86 and Windows 7 x86 users in Catch 22 situation trying to restore systems!
During Factory Restore of Vista x86, upgrade of Vista x86 to Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1, or install of Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1 and validating install online, Windows Update fails after mandated update.
Unable to manually download requisite updates due to "Browser our of date" error from Microsoft Support website!
Downloads only available from Support.Microsoft.com website

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New lapton with WIndows 7, tried to install iTunes and installation failed.
Any patches I need for this?

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Don't see my post of one hour ago? Will try again: I do not have the update icon in the system tray despite the fact that it is activated in the tray notification configure setting and when I check for updates I see 20+. If I check the important updates listed and click OK nothing happens - I do not get an install button - oh yes I do get an install button for Win 10 (not ready for it).

I have tried the Microsoft Fixit and the various troubleshooting suggestions to no avail.

Any suggestions would be appreciated

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Hello,
I am interested in buying a new laptop/desktop in Dell brand, so talked to dell sales team, they said that windows 7 or 8.1 is not supported in their 6th and 7th generation machines,
So here is my question 'Can I install windows 7 or 8.1 in latest generations machine like 6th generation or later?

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Hi,i need to downgrade my OS from windows 10 to windows 7 for some reasons. but i can't boot from usb as UEFI boot don't support windows 7.i searched the bios settings, where secured boot is enabled but greyed out. any help will be really appreciable.Thanks

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I have win 7 pro and I noticed that I no longer get windows update notifications in my system tray and when I check for updates I am shown 22 that can be selected. After selecting them I find no install bar or button or any way to start the install - just for installing Windows 10! Perhaps that is a good thing presently after reading that some members have encountered serious issues after the install.

However, something obviously has corrupted the windows update file(s). can someone suggest a fix. I have googled a fix but so far no results.

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I would like to perform a clean install of Win10 RS1 from the Media Creation Tool, but from the MCT tool setup file, it is shown to be build 14393 which is the Insider Preview. I need the full final version of RS1 instead.
https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexp...DOfKv2OlFA6.97

When will Microsoft update its MCT tool to the FINAL version of RS1 or RS2 instead of being at the Technical Preview?

Thanks

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I completed the latest Windows 10 cumulative update yesterday (the 14th of June). Everything seemed to go smoothly, the system rebooted, etc.

I have several external hard drives - one of which is where I keep all of the software downloads/updates. After this Windows 10 update, I am no longer able to install software of any nature. All I keep getting is this error message:

Looking at that error message I checked all of UAC, Firewall, and Anti Virus settings (AVG), and nothing in their settings is preventing me from installing software. I then did a reboot into safe mode and ran the Tweaking.com - Windows Repair Tool which is an excellent piece of software. Even after this (which usually fixes most windows issues), the same issue remains. I cannot install any type of software.

As a last resort, I even assigned a new drive letter - changing it from H to S. But even then, I get the same error message.

I then checked all of my permissions - they're all good. Yet my system is now preventing me from installing or updating any software at all.

Any suggestions or fixes?

Thanks,

Ben Herrmann

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hi at all, i have alienware R3 13,3 inch the latest 2017 and i want to know if i can upgrade ram from 16 gig to 32 Gig on this model also i have nvidia gtx 1060 is it possible to upgrade too

thx

A:alienware R3 13,3 inch the latest 2017 ram upgrade and nvidia upgrade

Yes, the RAM can be upgraded to 2X16 = 32 G.
The internal GPU cannot be upgraded - you'd need to buy an external Alienware graphics amplifier and use an external GPU to upgrade.
www.dell.com/.../gaming

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A couple of questions:

I am beginning to conclude that I have a root kit somewhere which is disabling windows update, which is not being detected by Avast,

I tried the malwarebytes, even though it said not for Vista x64, and while scanning, the system froze at mmcndmgr.dll, which could be an issue.

What are the minimum required checked boxes which should be allowed through the windows firewall?

what does anyone know about mmcndmgr.dll? that i haven't found by googling it?

I have Vista original, and service pack 2, can i do a clean install of vista x64 business, original, and use sp2 to get back to my current state?

If so, where are the hotfix files stored, such that I can save my current downloaded updates, so that I don't have to go on line to redownload them to get to a clean install current state?

thanks

sportsguy

A:Flavius's fix got me to install latest windows updates, but then the issue reappeared

I have suggested that posters use Malwarebytes. It can be used on Vista 64 bit.


Malwarebytes.org

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Hi Techspot, I want ask something, last night I install realtek sound driver, after that my windows when try restart or shutdown become slower, always appear that service still running Forced Shutdown or cancel background ... should I ignore it ? kinda annoying , but if can I want solved it, if have any advice or solution please help me ,Thanks ...

Regards
sle3pingz
 

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I ordered this copy of Vista Ultimate Upgrade:
http://www.royaldiscount.com/miwiviulup.html

As stated on this page, it is supposed to upgrade from Windows 2000 Professional provided it is a clean install.

I started the installation from within the Windows 2000 GUI; but, the Vista setup halted with a message that upgrade is disabled and I must be running Windows XP or Windows Vista to upgrade.

I started the Vista setup by booting from the Vista setup disk and it has now halted with this message: "To use the product key you entered, start the installation from your existing version of Windows."

Catch 22

What should I do now?
 

A:Upgrade to Vista refuses to upgrade

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Itunes will not install correctly
I have tried to install itunes without success.This problem as existed for a while.Ive tried;
Uninstalling/reinstalling (Several times)
Tried repair in the control panel
Tried the windows fix it tool
Tried downloading Quicktime 1st then Itunes 2nd.
I get 2 error messages when it attempts install listed below, The first one is
Ituneshelper was not installed correctly. Please reinstall iTunes. Error7
and the other one
Ituneshelper was not installed correctly. Please reinstall iTunes.
Error 7(Windows error 126)
When I open the desktop icon I get the error message
The program cant start because ApplePushService.dll is missing from your computer.Try reinstalling to fix this problem
Tried downloading Quicktime 1st then Itunes 2nd.Got same error messages and then when i clicked desktop icon
This program cant start because AVFFoundationCF.dll is missing from your computer.Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem
Chris
 

A:Solved: Unable to install Latest Itunes version (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

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Hi folks,
When windows 10 was first released I downloaded it and burned to DVD using the media creation tool from Microsoft.
As windows 10 has now had a major update, and I want to create a DVD with that update on it, without having to reinstall it later, as I have other partitions on my computer to update to 10 as well.
So my query is, does anyone know if I was to download windows 10 32 bit from Microsoft again (using the media creation tool from Microsoft) will it include the latest major update to 10?
Thanks for any help

A:Is windows 10 latest big update included in latest media creation tool

Microsoft has made available a download able iso for win 10 1511. If you don't see download link on win pc then try on some other device.. like an android phone or tablet. That's how I got it downloaded and had clean installed. Hope this helps.

EDIT link: Windows 10 ISO

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After a Toshiba update utility installation of the latest BIOS (5.10) on my Win8.1 Laptop, the PC won't reboot the OS.
I can reboot to the WinRE partition (0) on the disk but System Repair does'nt work.
I did a complete system RESET from the Factory Recover partition and the OS still refuses to boot.
I can get to Command Prompt.
-PC is 1-yr old, model Satellite C50t. Win 8.1 home, EUFI install
-All 5 partitions seem ok.
-I see a Key in BIOS table MSDM
-Tried bcdboot, bootrec /fixboot on C: and bootsec /nt60 C:

Any suggestions welcome,
Thanks.

A:After Toshiba BIOS upgrade 5.10 Win 8.1 refuses to start

This is a UEFI system, correct? Is BIOS setup for UEFI and GPT, not Legacy or MBR?

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I've just tried to upgrade my PC's memory from 8GB to 16GB and have hit a rather worrying problem in that the PC now refuses to boot. Initially, once I'd replaced the old memory modules with the new ones, I got three beeps on power-up, which I quickly established was the result of my not properly seating the modules. Once I'd made sure they were firmly inserted I tried again, and this time all I get is the computer powering up - so all the lights come on and the fans kick into life - but then it powers down again without even attempting to boot: I don't even get to the BIOS. After a few tries I decided that it might be an issue with one or more of the new modules, so I swapped them back to the original 8GB kit and I still get the same problem. My PC is essentially DOA. Whilst I was inserting/re-inserting modules I did try to avoid and issues with static discharge. I wonder if perhaps I've disturbed a connector somewhere, although I couldn't see any signs of this when I re-opened the case to check.

The new modules are a 16GB Corsair Vengence DDR3 dual-channel 4-module kit (4x4GB). They were replacing a 4 module 8GB DDR3 dual-channel kit (4x2GB), so in both cases all four slots were in use. Motherboard is an Intel DP55WG, which is listed by Corsair as being compatable (16GB is the max for this motherboard). I've been running this system for two years prior to my upgrade attempt this evening, and it's been rock solid with no issues.

I wonder if anyone has any ideas I could... Read more

A:System refuses to boot after memory upgrade

Check the voltage on the motherboard boot menu. Happened to me once.

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I have purchased Windows7 Proessional edition and am doing a clean install, though I have encountered a number of perplexing problems:

1. Windows7 refuses to install if the system has more than 2GB RAM installed. It hangs at
the 'Starting Windows' screen. I got past this by reducing RAM to 2GB - but why is this ?

2. Readjust my RAM to 3GB and reboot. Windows7 gets to the 'Starting Windows' screens, then
reboots the machine. Just refuses to accept 3GB RAM !

3. Attempt to enter via Safe Mode, but I can't as it also reboots

4. I set RAM back to 2GB and rebooted in Safe Mode. I then set the Maximum Memory in the
msconfig tool to 3072 MB and shutdown the machine. (as I clicked OK, it quickly flicked to
2048MB before closing the screen !)

5. Install 3GB RAM and reboot - all ok

6. Resource Monitor shows that 1GB is being used for hardware. (When I booted using 2GB RAM, only 1MB was reserved for hardware !)

Now, if I run with 2GB RAM installed or 3GB RAM there is no difference - only 2GB is
available for Windows 7. I find that rather weird.

I had Windows XP with the same 3GB RAM running before - with no RAM being reserved for hardware.



Motherboard : Gigabyte 7N400 Pro2 (revision 1) with latest BIOS (F11)
CPU : AMD Athlon XP 3200+
RAM : 3x 1GB Kingston HyperX PC3200 - running at 333MHz in dual channel mode
Video : nVidia FX5200 with 128MB dedicated RAM


Any ideas ?

A:Refuses to install/run with 3GB RAM

Have you tried using only 1gb of RAM?

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Hi...
After Win 10 uprade, ssd decides to crash... I re-install win 8 onto an hdd using the install key and it is running perfect
until I get a prompt to activate, which I do, using the key... which Windows rejects... any clues guys ??? strangely, it also
gives me an option to stop the activation nagging .

leo1949. Thanks.

A:Win 8 re-install refuses activation key ??

Yes try the phone option to activate you have to many activations on that Product Key, Phone activation should work as long an there are no other actual copies activate.

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Hi guys I'm having problems installing Itouch.

Downloaded the latest version from the logitech site as well as a few different mirrors.

I downloaded the XP version and I am running a fully up to date XP installation.

However when I try to install I get an error telling me that "This version of Itouch is not compatible with your OS"
 

A:Itouch refuses to install

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Have removed Adobe Flash and Reader plus all the Java stuff (after the warnings) and have tried a fresh reinstall of the Flash player and was going to redo the Reader which was throwing up update issues.

Now i did see something about JavaScript in trouble shooting with the Adobe download anyone got ideas on what is happening please?

A:Adobe refuses to install

do you still have any remains linked to the program? if so try this it's free Advanced Uninstaller PRO: A Swiss Army Knife for PC Users - Completely uninstall any program, even if it has no uninstaller of its own

make sure to make a restore point first though of course.

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Think I've tried everything I've seen mentioned here and elsewhere over the past few weeks to get this KB2515325 update installed and still have not had any success.

I even went as far as to remove some of the other updates that were released along with it as some people has success installing that batch of updates in a certain order.

Can't believe that this update is so stubborn. Anyone else out there still having a problem getting this one installed?

A:KB2515325 Refuses to Install

hi there

try this System Update Readiness Tool >>> What is the System Update Readiness Tool?






Quote:
The System Update Readiness Tool can help fix problems that might prevent Windows updates and service packs from installing. For example, an update might not install if a damaged system file prevents the update from recognizing the version of Windows that's running on your computer.

If your computer is having problems installing an update or a service pack, download and install the tool, which runs automatically. Then, try installing the update or service pack again.

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Hello, ive had a problem with this ever since i first tried installing .Net framework 4. When i try to install it a few minutes later it rolls back the installation and gives me a message saying "Net framework did not install" due to a fatal error. I tried everything, clean up my %temp% folder, run as an admin, clean up my framework 4 files, use Ccleaner and yet no success, its getting beyond frustrating.
I would really appreciate if you guys would help me fix this once and for all.
Thanks!
Codevert.

A:.Net framework 4 refuses to install

Hi CodeVert and Welcome to TSF,

Are you trying to update from an existing version of .Net framework, if so, which one?

As a general tip I would advice you to completely uninstall the .Net framework from your machine. Download the .Net Framework 4 Full Installer from Microsofts webpage and start the installation again. That way you get a clean install of the applications with no processes hindering it to proceed.

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Recently I'd accidentally deleted the NVIDIA network driver (after [unsuccessfully] trying to remove all traces of the NVIDIA graphics driver [long story - was on graphics section of this site, but anyway..].

So I did a System Restore (I hadn't made a restore point since May, so it installed a few critical updates again) which got my internet back on, but my Norton 360 wasn't working - it seemed to somehow have been heavily corrupted, as it didn't do anything every time I tried clicking on it (no Norton exe's in my Task Manager either)

So I decided to reinstall it... but now after uninstalling it [and restarting my PC], trying to install it again - even with the CD - it gets to the loading screen... then nothing happens. I checked Task Manager, and setup.exe is there, but then it disappears.

I tried downloading a trial copy [so I can put my product key in after] and installing that, but the same thing happened again!

No error messages come up at all btw.

I'm not sure what information I'm to give you for this; I guess it's something in Event Viewer, but I don't know what I'm doing in there.

A:Norton 360 v.4/5 refuses to [re]install

Donwload the Norton Removal Tool from the website.
Than reinstall Norton.

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This one has got me stumped! I tried to install Silverlight using the approx 6 MB download from silverlight's website and when it runs, it shows an unpacking screen for under a second that says it's unpacking files like silverlight.msi to a randomized named folder on the C drive then it closes and never launches the actual installer. I got a screenshot of the randomized folder name after about 10 tries and the folder doesn't exist after it's done unpacking. I don't know what's going on!

But just for fun, I went to windows update and selected silverlight from the optional list and it said it installed successfully and I still have no silverlight. It has no folder anywhere on my computer and isn't listed as an add in on IE8. I'm running Windows XP SP3 with Avast v5 (disabled it too btw) and there's really not much weird about this computer's setup.

The only thing I can think of is the windows installer service is silently failing somehow but I don't know how to check the version. On the services list, it showed "windows installer" as manual so I hit start to just get it running and got the same result.

Also, a quick search of my entire hard drive says there's no silverlight.msi anywhere on my computer so i don't know what it did with the supposedly unpacked files. Anyone know what's going on?

A:netflix refuses to install

Silverlight requirements & info - Get Silverlight | Microsoft Silverlight

Are all Windows Updates installed?

Remove Avast completely - Uninstallers (removal tools) for common antivirus software - ESET Knowledgebase

Reboot upon completion. Install MSE - http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/

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I am trying to install a program on vista and the .exe file refuses to install and I cant find it on the folder

I am hating vista
 

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Morning, on Windows 2012 VM, IMC has been upgrade from P04 to P06  with no issues.While starting IMC services, looking into IMC Agent I see Jserver, error occured in process startup, see the log.Can't connect to management page.Where I can find log for Jserver? Best regards,

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Greetings,ok, pc just upgraded to 1511 10586 and during the upgrade when it asks what do you want to save etc. it made a choice for me I couldn't save my settings from the original win 10 upgrade (the files were saved but not the settings) so everything that was on this pc is somewhere in cyber space. Thing is I need those settings lol. If anyone is having this issue or if you know how to retrieve the settings I would greatly appreciate it. Thx
 

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Hi, I've had a lot of problems with windows vista but I think it's still great to have(regardless of the fact vista doesn't like to play nice with my video drivers) but I'm having problems updating with vista. There are these two updates that vista refuses to install.

I've tried reupdating like 30 times already, and when I shutdown they install the updates that vista confirmed "unable to install" even though it said it didn't. I think there's a problem confirming the installation because when I log on and go to the start menu, there's a sheild saying that I can install updates when the computer turns off even when I get countless errors when downloading these updates. I've looked on Google and cannot find a solution for the problem number:800736CC

I've found similar error codes but the problems are completely different.
Help me install these updates correctly please.
 

A:Vista Refuses to install updates

Try deleting everything under C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\

Then reboot and re-run windows updates.
 

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I noticed this problem about 3 months ago... First, McAfee started saying it was unable to update, and then Microsoft Security Essentials uninstalled on its own. (Yes, I had two Anti-Viruses installed, that was dumb.) I tried reinstalling MSE, but I got the error code 0x8004FF81. I then tried to install Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, and that also refuses to install. Today, I hope to do something about this. McAfee is uninstalled, and I'm still getting all the same errors with MSE, so now I'm left with no AntiVirus.
 
I read that the problem was due to registry keys that were added by malware, here: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/protect/forum/mse-protect_updating/mse-install-error-code-0x8004ff81/5ac150bf-bf1f-4bb6-a6f3-2fcd1e6a80b4?page=1 So, I attempted to delete the registry keys like they suggested, but if I try to delete them, Regedit says "Unable to delete all specified values." Now I have no idea what to do, and I have tried everything I could think of. I have tried using RegDelNull, RKill, FileASSASSIN, SubInAcl, and the Elevated Command Prompt tells me "Access denied" when I try to delete the entry. I really wish there was a way to just force a registry entry to delete, but nothing seems to work.   I'm at a loss here.

A:Anti-Virus Refuses to Install

Please download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop.
Double-click SecurityCheck.exe
Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.

NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.
NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.
 
Please download MiniToolBox and run it.
Checkmark following boxes:
Report IE Proxy Settings
Reset IE Proxy Settings
Report FF Proxy Settings
Reset FF Proxy Settings
List content of Hosts
List IP configuration
List Winsock Entries
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Devices (do NOT change any settings here)
List Users, Partitions and Memory size
List Restore Points
Click Go and post the result.

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Whenever I plug anything into any of my usb ports, the new hardware wizard pops up and asks me to install the drivers. even if it's plug and play.
But it's not only my usb devices. It does the same thing when I try and create a virtual drive with daemon tools.
And while it does work, the wizard pops up every time I start up my computer to install my CD drive i recently installed.

Help please?
 

A:Computer refuses to install any hardware.

OS/registry issue. Personally, I'd perform a fresh install of the OS.

Aside from that, you could try a Repair or manual install of the latest Service Pack and drivers.
 

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