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I'm trying to download windows 10. it all starts good then

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Hi I'm trying to download windows 10. it all starts good then it comes up with error saying I have no internet connection, but I am connected. I've tried it several times, it takes for ever but just dose the same. what can I do
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Microsoft
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Hi there and welcome

Can you tell me the make and model of the computer, and the version of windows you have installed now please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
windows seven, Samsung RC710, Im trying to install it now, its 78 through getting upgrade ready
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

ok, let me know when it fails please so we can do the troubleshooting steps

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
this may take a few minutes, is that ok
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

no problem at all

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
its getting the upgrade ready now
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

thanks

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
its gone back to 0 now
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it seems to be stuck on 2%
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

this is downloading or installing the update?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
are you there richard
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no it says getting upgrade ready
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

ok, let me know if it still fails please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
how long do we give it
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

until it errors

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
75%
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

thanks

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
were getting there 82%
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

fingers crossed!!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it flashed through some screens and is now installing 14%
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it has done this before, but then it just stops
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

ok, remember it can take an hour or so, so lets see how it goes.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the screen has now change to blue and says checking for updates
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

ok, let it complete please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
its making ready to install
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it says I need to uninstall Samsung recovery solution 5. I have no idea what that is shall I press uninstall
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
are you still there Richard
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

I am here

Go to Start, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program and uninstall it from there please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok done that
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it says uninstall on the windows 10 screen or refresh
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

choose refresh

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok its now making sure my computer has enough space
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

ok good

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK I've switched ton my tablet, as the whole screens gone blue, says installing windows 10, I can't get back to you page on my lap top it's 38% now
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

no problem, let me know the results please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The screen seams to have frozen. There's the blue windows sign in the middle of the screen nothing else. It's been like it for over 10mins
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

ok, leave it for 20 minutes please, it can take some time.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What even though there's nothing on the screen
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

yes

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK it's just the same, nothing seems to be happening. The laptop is completely silent
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have no cursor
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

ok, disconnect the power cable then hold the power button for 60 seconds then release.

Connect the power, turn it on and tell me what happens please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK it has a windowide, saying couldn't install windows 10. 0xC1900101-0x20017. The installation failed in the SAFE_OS phase with an error during BOOT operation
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It sAysgarth it's set my phone back to how it was before I started installing windows 10
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

your phone?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It says it's set my pc back to how it was before I started to install windows 10
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry bloody predicted text
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

which version of windows is on it now

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Windows 7
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Click Start, All Programs, Accessories, right click on Command Prompt and select Run As Administrator.

A black window will open.

Type in it

sfc /scannow

press enter and when it has completed, type in

chkdsk /r

Press enter.

It will give a message "the type of the file system is NTFS cannot lock current drive.

chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Would you like to schedule this volume to be checked the next time the system restarts y/n" Say Y, press enter and restart the computer.

Please note, while this normally only takes 10 minutes to run, it can take at times number of hours if windows encounters many issues. If this is occurring it is critical to let this complete as it means you have corruption on the hard drive that it needs to fix. Even if it looks like the scan is not progressing, it is, please just let it run to completion. Windows will then start when it has.

Then try to update to windows 10 again please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK I've done all that, and the laptop has started again. I am now trying to install windows 10 again. Let you know what happens
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

thank you

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK Richard. I have tried again to install windows 10. This time I have windows couldn't be installed failed: 1 update errors found C1900101-20017
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The screen froze again while I was doing it, so shut down and restarted like last time and the got that on the screen
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

whats the make and model of the computer?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Samsung RC710
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Turn the laptop on.

At the Samsung Logo screen press the F2 key.

Inside the BIOS, navigate to the Boot menu and find the UEFI Boot option. If, it is disabled, then,enable it and exit the BIOS while saving the settings by pressing F10. Restart your computer into your installed Windows.

After the system is restarted, navigate to C: > Windows > SoftwareDistribution > Download and delete everything inside this folder.

Then try to install windows 10 please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I've pressed the f2 tab nothing happens
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

you need to tap it just as it starts up, it will enter it.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK I've got the boot manager, what do I need to do now
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Inside the BIOS, navigate to the Boot menu and find the UEFI Boot option. If, it is disabled, then,enable it and exit the BIOS while saving the settings by pressingF10. Restart your computer into your installed Windows.

After the system is restarted, navigate to C: > Windows > SoftwareDistribution > Download and delete everything inside this folder.

Then try to install windows 10 please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Where's UEFI boot option
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This is my screen
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

thats not where you should be, you pressed F8 instead.

Read this please

http://www.samsung.com/ie/support/skp/faq/1038018

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm not on a notebook, I'm on a laptop
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

yes, that is a notebook, same thing different words

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is this the right screen
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

yes

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have no cursor now
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK this is the screen what now, where will I find UEFI
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is this it
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

UEFI Boot option. If, it is disabled, then,enable it

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Richard I don't know what you mean did you see the last picture of my screen, am I even on the right screen
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

I am asking you to LOOK if you have the UEFI Boot option. If, it is disabled, then,enable it

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I've looked all over this screen and can't find UEFI Boot
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Then you will need to reinstall windows.

Copy off all personal data from the computer, programs you need to install again as this will remove all data.

Once done, restart the computer Tap the F4 Key at the Samsung logo when you first power on the computer

Follow the onscreen steps to perform a factory restore which reinstalls windows.

Once done, then upgrade to windows 10 please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't know how to copy all my data yet install them all again, I won't be able to do this richard
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

you will need to use an external hard disk for this, the you copy the data to it just like copying any files on the computer.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Could you do this for me
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

No its not possible to be done remotely sorry as you have no internet when doing this.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK if I can get the copy done, maybe tomorrow, will I still be able to contact you, as my problem hasn't been solved
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

yes you will be able to

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK I'll try and get a back up done.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for your help
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

your welcopme

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Richard are you there
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I am here

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK I have had a new ssd drive put in my previous. The old one has all my data on it. I have a caddy with external enclosure so I can get the data back. I have started the pc pressed f4 to set windows back to factory settings. The screen now says that it can't find recovery solution 5. It won't find it because we unistalled it yesterday, if look back at our chat. So what do I do now
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Should read my pc
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

you cannot do what you explained... you have to use the original hard drive

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have the original hard drive with all my data on and a new ssd drive in the pc now.
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

you need to use the original hard disk as this has windows on it for the reinstallation

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Right the new ssd drive which is the hard drive right. Has all my data on it. Shall I take that out and put back the old one which also has all my data on it. Then do factory settings. Then get the data back from the new ssd drive with the caddy.
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

yes

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK I'll do that now, be back in a bit
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

thanks

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK do I want to do basic restore, complete restore, or data restore
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

complete restore

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm thinking complate restore
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

complete restore

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it's all done. Do I now go online and get windows 10
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

yes please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Any windows 10 download there seems to be loads
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

you can run this tool to download

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=616936

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Cant see anything about windows 10 on that link
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

it downloaded a file, you run the downloaded file.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I typed it in bing just gives me a load of sites
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

you do not type it in Bing... you click the link I gave and a file is downloaded

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK I've typed it in the top box and opened up the download centre what now
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK I very found it and started to download
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

why are you typing it in bing and boxes and things?

I have requested an extension to this question as we have had to go beyond the scope of this question with the repeating of instructions ect.

Please accept this so we can continue

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I shouldn't have to pay more, we ran out of time yesterday, I have been doing what you say. I'm now downloadingredients windows 10. You can't leave me now, I won't no how to get all my data back
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Richard are you there
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

I am going to opt out of working with you on this as I feel I have provided instructions but you seem to do the opposite and I do not wish to proceed in the manner further unless the additional Q&A is accepted.

To clarify, you are declining this correct?

Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

as then I will opt out of working further on this.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is this added to the £13 I already payed
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

yes

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Well I have no choice but to except
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Do I just click accept on the link you sent
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

yes please

Richard and 2 other Microsoft Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm still uploadingredients windows 10
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm still uploading windows 10
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

yes it can take some hours

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Richard are you there, It seems to be frozen on 99% it's been like this for about an hour and half
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Richard, I'm still downloading windows 10 it seems to have frozen at 99% it's been like that for about an hour and half
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Richard I've paid £34 I want to get my pc sorted
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

is it still frozen on 99%?