Windows 10 Upgrade stops at 31% (or any %)



  • The worst nightmare for a Windows 10 migration (from Windows 7), despite the "non compatilitiy" restrictions on Windows 10 update tool, which help to prevent issues, is to have a "Windows installation failed" after wait by (hours ??) and all stopped at 31% (in other cases may be 35%).

    Based on my current experience, let me share 3 actions/tips that helped me a lot:

    • Check if Windows Security Essentials is installed, if so, please uninstall it before the upgrade.

    • Run CMD as Administrator and run "sfc /scannow" - this would take even 30 minutes, depending on you HW, once finished proceed to upgrade.

    • Run CMD as Administrator, and run "DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth" and "DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth". these two commands may take some time to process.

    If these three options doesn´t work, maybe need to consideer a HW issue/conflict, but as always, if any of you have suggestions please let us know...



  • Also an unclean user profile is something I have seen. Nothing that stops it from working in 7, but it kills the upgrade.



  • i might add running a chkdsk 😄 /f /r as well.



  • I recently had problems with some Dells that have AMD graphics cards. I had to uninstall the video drivers to get it to go through. Ours were stopping at 48%.



  • @Dashrender yeah... that´s for sure another great option...



  • @bnrstnr could you please let us know the AMD graphic card model?



  • @MC_Bol said in Windows 10 Upgrade stops at 31% (or any 😵:

    @bnrstnr could you please let us know the AMD graphic card model?

    AMD FirePro W4170M


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