Has anyone forced a windows 10 upgrade?

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

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    I have been asked, well ordered to upgrade some pcs and I've seen the instructions but they aren't working:

    Go through the process of requesting an upgrade. Then:

    Go to C:\windows\softwaredistribution\download\ and delete everything in that folder
    Open command prompt as administrator. Type in wuauclt.exe /updatenow but don't execute it.
    Go to software update and initiate a search
    Go back to the command prompt and execute the command.

    Nothing happens. I don't get an error message either.

    Anyone done this successfully? I am trying it now on a Win 8.1 machine that has probably not been updated regularly.
     
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  2. gwartney

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    Cmon you bastards. You're all over health girl and Sikhs but you can't give poor gwartney some help?
     
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    I never got that to work. Ended up downloading the update tool.
     
  4. gwartney

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    I can just buy a copy but I'd rather not spend the co's money unless I have to.
     
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    Yeah use the update tool works fine and picks the right one.
     
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    it's free
     
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    Thanks!
     
  9. EasyJesus

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    I tried to upgrade from Win 7 this weekend and couldnt get it work either but I didnt download the tool. :eek:
     
  10. gwartney

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    Wow, that was so freaking easy. I downloaded it to a flash drive since I have several to do.
     
  11. Schmoopy

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    Yes. I did it on the 29th. No problems.
     
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    Fuck! The problems already been solved! Stop wasting Schmippy's time, Droopy! He's a very busy man!
     
  13. Gitfiddle

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    It just works
     
  14. gwartney

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    Thank you for the thought. The update tool works great although it took quite a while.
     
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    That's what I had to use. It took forever.
     
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    Too bad the free upgrade wasn't for Vista also. That's the store's OS.
     
  17. Mr Sinister

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    I still don't have the option to upgrade on my pc or laptop :dontknow:
     
  18. gwartney

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    It just appeared on one of mine in the last day or two.
     
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    I have both set to notify me when I can get it I just haven't got shit yet. I don't no what the hold up is everyone else I no got it already
     
  20. Iroth

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    Haven't upgraded yet. I need to do it in a VM first to make sure that it works with all my tools for work.