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    Getting Windows 10 Without the Wait

    I have not been closely following the W10 forum so this may very well be a repeat.


    https://redmondmag.com/articles/2015...-the-wait.aspx


    Getting Windows 10 Without the Wait
    The trick is to open Windows Update, but do not tell Windows to check for updates. Instead, launch a Command Prompt window with administrative permissions. When this window opens, go to C:\Windows\System32 and enter the following command:

    Wuauclt.exe /updatenow

    Now, switch back to the Windows Update window and click on the Check for Updates link.
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    David,

    This didn't work for my Win 7 Laptop.
    May the Forces of good computing be with you!

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    Sorry!
    BTW in another post you said you dled a W10 iso. May I ask where?
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    BTW I decided to go pro, I saw a ebay for & Ultimate and got it. I forgot that there was no W10 equal just pro so wasted $30. Kick me. again.
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    David,

    You can get the ISO a this MS LINK. HTH
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    untitled.bmpuntitled.bmpOk i had this link bur I have (or could find) no clue as to what the different options listed represent. untitled.bmp

    Ok for some reason inserting an image does not seemto be working
    Last edited by wavy; 2015-07-31 at 15:38.
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    David,

    Don't remember seeing that menu when I downloaded. I'd select the first one as the others are most likely Non-US versions.

    Here's another link at SnapFiles.com.

    HTH
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    Got it by trial and error!
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    Hey Y'all,

    I got tired of waiting so I decided to try using the USB key again. SUCCESS! Yes, this time it activated automatically without any intervention on my part. I guess MS servers aren't as busy today!
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    Another option is to use the Media Download tool from MS. I was able to tell it to "download and upgrade now", and it worked, without a USB key even.

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    I am probably way behind on this one and this link may have already been posted but this is where I went to get the upgrade

    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/softw...load/windows10

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