10 Common Windows 10 Installation and Upgrading Problems

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8.01.2019

10 Common Windows 10 Installation and Upgrading Problems

10 Common Windows 10 Installation and Upgrading Problems

10 Common Windows 10 Installation and Upgrading Problems :


Since Microsoft has ever released Windows 10 from July 15 2015, many users all around the World has been complaining of glitches, hardware problems and not installing problems, in this post we will look how to fix some of these 10 Common Windows 10 Installation and Upgrading Problems. No wonder that Windows 10 has been the Best Operating system that Microsoft has ever released upto date. They have made improvements such as the Start Menu, directly browsing the internet from the desktop, Cortana, Gaming, Universal Apps, Visual desktops and many others comparing to the previous Operating systems they have released.

In the statements of Microsoft it has been said that around 110 million computers in the World run Windows 10 home premium and Professional. So many are busy trying to upgrade their system from the Older Operating system. No wonder that such upgrading or clean installing the New operating system into the PC might be not easy as the older hardwares are not compatible to the New Operating system as a result the users might get many failed error messages during fresh installation or upgrading. Some of these problems can be fixed or found a solution easily with the troubleshooter or by following a link others might be quite difficult to overcome. If you are already a Windows 10 user who tries to update your system to the latest updates many at times you will too will not be able to update and ultimately experience these issues.

So in this guide we will look at 10 of these most common installation and upgrading problems you might face in Windows 10 and look how to fix them one by one.


1. System Requirements


This is the primary concern of every user who tries to install Windows 10 whether their system is capable of running this Operating system

Microsoft has listed the minimum System requirements for Windows 10 as 1GB of RAM, 16GB of Hard drive space, 1Ghz or faster processor, Directx 9 compatible Graphics card for 32 bit Operating system and 2GB of RAM, 20GB of Hard drive space, 1Ghz or faster Processor, Directx 9 compatible Graphics card for 64 bit Operating system

If you do not have these requirements you can always upgrade your components to make it compatible.


2. Hard drive Space


As stated above Windows 10 requires your system of having minimum 16GB of free Hard drive space you can check this by going to the My Computer. Usually C is your system drive incase if you don't have this enough space you do not need to worry because there are plenty of ways in which you could save up the Hard drive space. 

Some of them are you can uninstall the Unnecessary Apps, delete jink files, copying important files to a External Hard drive for a backup.


3. Activating Windows


After installing the Windows 10 Operating system free of charge you might see a Water mark as activate Windows 10 on below of your desktop, this Water mark will not be removed unless you activate. Activating Windows 10 makes sure that the copy you are using is genuine

There are 2 main ways in which you can activate, one is with a Product key and other is with a Digital license. You can get a Product key by buying a Windows 10 license from Microsoft or if you are upgrading Windows 10 from the previous versions of the Windows 7 / 8 , it will automatically Activate using the digital license that is linked with Microsoft.


4. Hardware Compatibility


After Upgrading to Windows 10 the previous Hardwares especially the Printers and the USB ports which you were using on Older operating system may stop working

To simply fix this you have to download the latest drivers from the respective manufacturer's website.


5. Microsoft Media Creation Tool Problem


When you use Microsoft Media Creation Tool to download Windows 10 ISO file and try to install it, in between the installation you may get the error message as ''Something Happened''. This may be annoying to the user as he might need to run the tool again to install Windows 10. 

This can be fixed in simple steps such as Running Microsoft Media Creation Tool as Administrator, changing the local language to English, Disabling / Uninstalling the Anti Virus or by using a registry editor.


6. Error Code 0x8007025d


This is one of the most common error codes the users might get in the middle of the Installation process. There are several causes of this error some of them are corrupt RAM, Bad Hard drive, Bad Flash drive, but the most common cause of this problem is the corrupt ISO image, you can download a fresh Windows 10 ISO image file and restart the installation process.


7. Installation Stuck / Hang


Many Users are reporting issues when installing Windows 10 like they are stuck on 5%, 10%, 20%, stuck on Black / Purple / Blue screen most popularly getting the error message ''Something Happened''

If you have ever tried to upgrade Windows 10 through Windows free update there are high chances you will be getting this error as the required files may be missing during the installation, so what you can do is you can fresh download an ISO image file which Microsoft has directly provided and restart the installation. 

There are other alternatives to fix this installation stuck such as by disconnecting monitors and other peripherals, removing flash drives  and CD / DVDs, changing the BIOS settings, removing additional RAM, leaving the setup run for a couple of hours.


8. System Reserved Partition Error


When Installing the Windows 10 operating system its very common that you might get the error ''We could't update the System Reserved Partition'' , this same error can be seen while trying to update the drivers or the softwares

The most common cause of this error are the low disk space in the system reserved partition and due to the internal file system error. To fix this you have to increase the disk space or fix file system of Windows 7 / 8 you are using.


9. Start Menu Not Working


After upgrading to Windows 10 you might face an issue with the Start Menu as a error message ''Your Start Menu Isn't working, we'll try to fix this the next time you sign in''. Start Menu is basically everything for a user if its not working the users might get frustrated. 

The Solutions for this issue are running your system in Safe Mode, uninstalling and installing the Anti Virus program, adding a new administrator account.


10. Microsoft Store Not Loading


Users are also reporting issues with the Microsoft store such as it is not Working, opening, showing up, responding, appearing, starting. It is one such problem which do not have a single solution but many. 

Some of them are you can adjust the date and time, change region, disable Anti Virus program, Reset store cache, install the missing update or by running the troubleshooter. In either ways you can fix this issue.


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