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Windows Update trying to upgrade to Win10 by itself?

Q: Windows Update trying to upgrade to Win10 by itself?

It seems according to the update history, my computer is trying to upgrade itself to Windows 10 automatically. Can it actually do this without asking me? I didn't reserve the upgrade so it shouldn't be trying to upgrade. Did it fail noticing that I didn't reserve the upgrade?

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A: Windows Update trying to upgrade to Win10 by itself?

Hi
Try this
Scared and Very Confused - Windows 10

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/378745-windows-update-trying-upgrade-win10-itself.html
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l had an issue with windows update which required me resetting components.. afterwards l made sure to check for the updates l dont want, not one of the get windows 10 ones was present (granted l didnt look at each support article as l was behind by a few on the laptop which l havent started in a little).

however l do have a list of the updates l dont want to install.. yet the win 10 upgrade is back l removed the program dir manually because l couldnt find an associated update.

just wondered if anyone knew if there was a newly labelled one.

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/396053-there-new-win10-upgrade-update.html
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MS sneaks Win 10 Upgrade Spam in IE11 Security update

If you want the code execution patch for IE11 you are SOL you have to get the spam part too.
 

A:MS Sneaks Win10 Upgrade Spam in IE11 Security Update

This broke my trust with Microsoft. If this was greenlighted, I wonder how long it will be before we are required to install W10. I mean who in the right mind at Microsoft green lighted putting it in an internet explorer update to bypass current blocks on the upgrade?
 

https://hardforum.com/threads/ms-sneaks-win10-upgrade-spam-in-ie11-security-update.1893747/
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I have repeatedly encountered Win10 Envy 860-1... to 10240 14393 Win10 Failed Upgrade From on a failures in trying to upgrade Win from version to the current version I used Upgrade From Win10 10240 to Win10 14393 Failed on Envy 860-1... the Windows Upgrade exe program - failed I used the MediaCreationTool to download the iso and create a bootable DVD for upgrade - failed Created virtual drive for the iso to upgrade - failed The normal Windows Update function appears to work properly - I get windows and other updates on the usual time basis The relevant files for diagnosing what went wrong seem to be A The WINDOWS BT Sources Panther setupact logB The WINDOWS BT Sources Panther setuperr logC There are also small files with these same names in the WINDOWS WS Sources Panther folder i e another setupact log and setuperr log Here is the file WINDOWS BT Sources Panther setupact log - - Info SP CSetupPlatform Initialize Setup log starts - - Info SP Host system information VM NOFirmware type UEFIManufacturer HPModel - stBIOS name A BIOS version A BIOS release date Total memory Number of physical CPUs Number of logical CPUs Processor manufacturer GenuineIntelProcessor name Intel R Core TM i - CPU GHzProcessor caption Intel Family Model Stepping Processor architecture x Processor Upgrade From Win10 10240 to Win10 14393 Failed on Envy 860-1... clock - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Starting verification of footprint section Footprint Basic - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Could not find footprint file C Windows WS Sources reagent admx - - Info SPVerifyFootprint The requested footprint Upgrade From Win10 10240 to Win10 14393 Failed on Envy 860-1... is not present - - Warning SPGetFootprintCapabilities Footprint Footprint Basic incomplete the platform capability will not be available - - Info SPGenerateCopyListFromConfigFile Didn't find file list in C Windows WS Sources setupplatform cfg section Footprint Servicing x - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Starting verification of footprint section Footprint Servicing - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Could not find footprint file C Windows WS Sources compatprovider dll - - Info SPVerifyFootprint The requested footprint is not present - - Warning SPGetFootprintCapabilities Footprint Footprint Servicing incomplete the platform capability will not be available - - Info SPGenerateCopyListFromConfigFile Didn't find file list in C Windows WS Sources setupplatform cfg section Footprint ICB x - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Starting verification of footprint section Footprint ICB - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Could not find footprint file C Windows WS Sources cmi migxml dll - - Info SPVerifyFootprint The requested footprint is not present - - Warning SPGetFootprintCapabilities Footprint Footprint ICB incomplete the platform capability will not be available - - Info SPGenerateCopyListFromConfigFile Didn't find file list in C Windows WS Sources setupplatform cfg section Footprint Migration x - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Starting verification of footprint section Footprint Migration - - Info SPVerifyFootprint Could not find footprint file C Windows WS Sources cmi migxml dll - - Info SPVerifyFootprint The requested footprint is not present - - Warning SPGetFootprintCapabilities Footprint Footprint Migration incomplete the platform capability will not be available - - Info Initializing diagnostics helper data file NULL - - Info No existing diagnostics data - - Info Key CollectTrace is not available - - Warning SP CSetupPlatform Initialize Failed to initialize tracing - - Info There is already a running setup user mode etw session - - Info VDS available - - Info Key CollectTrace is not available - - Info SP Attempting to resurrect a new system from C Windows BT Sources - - Error SP CSetupPlatform ResurrectNewSystem Cannot resurrect new system Win Exception C Windows BT Sources NewSystem dat The system cannot find the file specified x thiscall UnBCL FileStream FileStream const class UnBCL tring enum UnBCL FileMode enum UnBCL FileAccess enum UnBC... Read more

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Upgrade-From-Win10-10240-to-Win10-14393-Failed-on-Envy-860/td-p/5749396
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I upgraded to win10 from win7 and started having a problem so I reverted back to win7. The problems from the upgrade followed me back with the revert to win7. The problems have to do with files and folders. I cannot create a file (doc) and save it to my documents file folder. I get a message "you don't have permission to save to this location" contact administrator. Incidentally, I'm the only user of this computer and always have been. I also get a message when trying to open an existing file " document file is locked for editing by (me or unknown user)
I'm totally confused not knowing how to get by this "file locked for editing" and "administrator privilege" needed.
Please tell me how to get around this.
Thanks in advance for any and all advice.
Hamp:

A:Windows 7 (reverted from upgrade to win10

Take Ownership of the save file location and of the file that is Locked.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/windows-7-reverted-from-upgrade-to-win10-1034001.html
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Hi there.

I'm Frank, SC, US.

I really wrecked my HP laptop with Windows 8.1.

There is so many issues that I believe a system reset would be appropriate, I've done it many times on other machines and at least twice on this one. But no matter what I try, SYSTEM REFRESH nor SYSTEM RESET will not run. Various ACCESS DENIED errors, won't uninstall a program from the control panel, if I create a new word doc, I can't save the doc.

I have administrator access, most obvious goof is under THIS PC, LOCAL DISK (C:) properties shows 0 bytes used, 0 bytes free.

Please get back to me if you have any ideas.

Thank you in advance.

A:Windows 8.1 will not refresh/restore or upgrade to Win10

Quote:




THIS PC, LOCAL DISK (C:) properties shows 0 bytes used, 0 bytes free.




Unless Windows is on a different drive letter, it is virtually impossible for C: to have 0 bytes. You can't boot into Window if there are no Windows files.
Go to Start/Search and type diskmgmt.msc, right click the diskmgmt results and Run As Administrator. In the Elevated Disk Management window, please take a screenshot of the lower pane of the Disk Management window and attach it in your next post.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f320/windows-8-1-will-not-refresh-restore-or-upgrade-to-win10-1143394.html
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A:Something on my windows 7 partition prevents win10 upgrade or boot

Will the computer boot into Windows 7 with only that HDD connected?

http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/37374-something-my-windows-7-partition-prevents-win10-upgrade-boot.html
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Anytime. Glad to have been of assistance. Maybe try again before the free period expires. It is possible they will have worked out some bugs and release more updates to W10. Who knows...it could even be the onboard Intel W10 graphics driver that is buggy. I've had my 8200 Elite run XP Pro x64, Vista Business, W7 Pro, W8.1 Pro and now W10 Pro working perfectly on each OS. 

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Windows-10-64bit-Upgrade-from-Win7-to-Win10-On-HP-Elite-8200/td-p/5228406
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russellwilliams,
 
Here is an article that should help you get your system back to Windows 8.1.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Windows-10/After-WIN10-upgrade-Start-button-Windows-menu-and-Notifications/td-p/386549/jump-to/first-unread-message
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https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/382fd125-af97-4056-99bb-6a9723c65951/windows-7-on-a-z170-raid0-setup-and-upgrade-to-win10?forum=w7itproinstall
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A:I have Win10 from upgrade, must reformat PC. How do I get Win10 again?

you can download the newest build of windows 10 > http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/softw...load/windows10

boot from the setup media - remove every partition (wipe) the HDD

and clean install widows 10

since you already had win7 and windows 10 on that PC - if asked for product key - just skip that screen

http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/32366-i-have-win10-upgrade-must-reformat-pc-how-do-i-get-win10-again.html
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That level of detail is not clear yet for the "free" upgrade.

You can always buy Windows 10 outright and avoid the problem.

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/372927-will-my-win7-key-become-win10-key-if-i-decide-update-windows-1-a.html
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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-C-E-K-M-N-and-V-Series/E51-80-Windows-update-stuck-same-for-Win10-upgrade/td-p/3476152
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Why are you installing the insider preview? its kind of like a beta

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A:Envy 15-j059nr wouldn't boot to windows after win10 update n...

Hi: See if there is a BIOS setting to change the USB 3 ports to auto (to emulate USB 2 ports).  Windows may be looking for a USB3 driver. To save any previous files, do not format the drive.  Just let Windows install over the current windows directory on C:\ and it will create a Windows.old folder. After W10 has completed installing, you can explore the Windows.old folder and retrieve any files from the Windows.old user directory that you need. You can delete the Windows.old folder after you are sure you got everthing from it that you need. Use the disk cleanup utility to delete the Windows.old folder. You run the utility.  It opens to the window, then click on the cleanup system files button on the lower left side of the window.  The disk cleanup utility will run again and then when you get to the window, you can check all of the boxes to delete the unnecessary files, including the Windows.old folder.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/Envy-15-j059nr-wouldn-t-boot-to-windows-after-win10-update/td-p/5798838
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hi,

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http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/45757-can-i-clone-my-windows-7-drive-update-win10-dual-boot-use-both.html
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A:How do I force Win10 update to re-install Windows Media Player 12

MP12 is part of Windows. Go to Turn Windows features On/Off. Under Media features deselect MP12, reboot, reselect it then reboot again. There are also 3 Troubleshooters for MP12 you can try.

http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/66753-how-do-i-force-win10-update-re-install-windows-media-player-12-a.html
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Hi,

I just downloaded and installed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update yesterday and so far I have noticed some changes in my computer that I was not aware of before the update.

(1) Somehow my System Restore was set to Disabled and all of my restore points are now gone and

(2) All of my Microsoft Update History is also missing.

Could the update be the cause of both?

Thanks and regards,

2harts4ever

A:Update History missing after Win10 Anniversary Update

Yes, the update is the cause of both.

Major version upgrades like this change so much functionality, they often have to reset various settings to default so that they are in a known good state. Unfortunately, many have complained about the System Restore option being reset to Disabled (this is the Windows default).

As for your previous restore points, that's to be expected. You can't restore to a previous restore point on a previous OS version. All the baseline files are different, and you would be restoring settings for the old OS if you were to somehow be able to restore it.

Think of it like a Bookmark or favorite, but they've moved the location to a different URL. Restoring the old favorite only points you to somewhere that doesn't exist anymore.

As for #2, your update history is gone because again, it's a fresh OS, and previous updates are all integrated into the OS now, not patches. Those old updates don't apply to the new OS anymore.

http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/59127-update-history-missing-after-win10-anniversary-update.html
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Hi,

I just downloaded and installed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update yesterday and so far I have noticed some changes in my computer that I was not aware of before the update.

(1) Somehow my System Restore was set to Disabled and all of my restore points are now gone and

(2) All of my Microsoft Update History is also missing.

Could the update be the cause of both?

Thanks and regards,

2harts4ever

A:Update History missing after Win10 Anniversary Update

Yes, the update is the cause of both.

Major version upgrades like this change so much functionality, they often have to reset various settings to default so that they are in a known good state. Unfortunately, many have complained about the System Restore option being reset to Disabled (this is the Windows default).

As for your previous restore points, that's to be expected. You can't restore to a previous restore point on a previous OS version. All the baseline files are different, and you would be restoring settings for the old OS if you were to somehow be able to restore it.

Think of it like a Bookmark or favorite, but they've moved the location to a different URL. Restoring the old favorite only points you to somewhere that doesn't exist anymore.

As for #2, your update history is gone because again, it's a fresh OS, and previous updates are all integrated into the OS now, not patches. Those old updates don't apply to the new OS anymore.

http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/59127-update-history-missing-after-win10-anniversary-update.html
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I upgraded a laptops prefectly operating 160 gig HD to a new 1 Ter HD using
Ghost 11 ... have done this for other laptops before without incident.

This time all seems to be well, until I go to windows update to confirm the
windows installation is completely up to date and this is the problem.

(note: i am also not allowed to view the update history, no matter how long
i wait all i get is a blank white page)

When I click on "Check For Updates" a dialoge box comes up .....

Windows Update

Windows Update cannot currently check for updates because the
service is not running. You may need to restart your computer.

... of course i've tried that ..... and a few other fixes too ... looked for spyware
re registered DLL's ... all no go ... please
HELP !

also, if I put the drive that was the source for the clone, the 160 back in .. updates are no problem at all.

A:Windows Update service not running, can not update after HD upgrade

Welcome
Rather unique problem you have, but lets try this.
Go to the computer icon on the desktop Right click
Properties
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A:Should I upgrade to Win10?

I saw a notice that today is the last day to upgrade to Win10 for free.Click to expand...

it not - July 2016 is
whats the exact model and also the service tag number
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/should-i-upgrade-to-win10.1163500/
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A:Hp 110-414 Win10 Upgrade

Because you may find that you need to install the Windows 10 driver for it after upgrading. With most notebooks there are two or three different adapters that could be installed. It helps to what is installed in yours.  Use the search functiion in the forum and search for windows 10 wifi driver. You will notice that many members did not take the time to either locate the driver or know what is installed. 

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mind you get stuck 99% during installing ok
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product serial # [personal information removed]

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It hasn't asked me yet either, but that doesn't mean you can't upgrade.

You can do it manually, starting at step three here,

Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums

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Hi,
Not sure why you wouldn't just use this to fill in your system spec's page instead of posting a pdf :/
System Info - See Your System Specs

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A:win10 upgrade

Hi, Do you know what is the error message ? No error message we or Microsoft won't be able to help. Regards.

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http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/40961-time-upgrade-win10.html
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What version of windows are you currently running

Make a back up of all your data

Download the ISO file and upgrade from this site
https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows10
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/info-on-win10-upgrade-with-iso.1166347/
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A:Free Win10 upgrade

I know someone with a Vista (Business) PC and he received a free upgrade notice to Win10. Is this correct and if so does it just mean that the OS will be installed without saving apps and files?Click to expand...

The free upgrade applies to qualified computers that are running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8/8.1.

It does NOT apply to computers that are running Windows Vista.

-----------------------------------------------------
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/free-win10-upgrade.1152502/
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Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

A:W540 - Win10 upgrade problems

OOPS -- saw you tried this already. ------------------------------------Have you tried obtaining the upgrade directly from Microsoft via their Win10 Media Creation tool? You will be able to download an entire .ISO file to burn a CD or create a bootable USB stick: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 This works better, sometimes, than the Windows upgrade pestering message.  Good luck!----------------------------------------- How are you fixed for disk space?  The upgrade needs qute a bit of extra room ~ 5 - 10 GB, at least, to store previous machine state.     




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Hello trbodden,

If you haven't already, you should be able to enter the Windows 7 product key to activate Windows 10 if it's for the same edition and language.

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A:A70 - Win Explorer closes after Win10 upgrade from...

The A70 is not on the list of Lenovo Win 10 supported systems.    Your Intel processor is several generations before official Win 10 starts. 
 
There are ways to prevent Win 10 reminders and unwanted automatic downloads, Google for them.

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There is no free key. If your computer came with Windows 8.x, the key is in the bios. If you wish to install from the iso, do the install without activation, then once you get into the GUI, then do the activation and it will go through.

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Some motherboards have a USB power feature even when the computer is switched on.
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I'll take a stab at this one..
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Originally Posted by rfletch


I have a SATA-1 TSSTcorp TS-H653 (not sure whether it is an F, G, H etc.) CD/DVD writable drive in an Inspirion 537s. I recently upgraded to Windows 10 Pro from Windows 7 Ultimate, but the drive is not recognized by the OS. However, the drive does show up in BIOS. I have searched and cannot find a driver for this drive. Any advice or assistance?



I'm having exactly the same problem with the same drive as well. Baffling

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http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/50685-win7-win10-upgrade-without-service-pack-1-a.html