Tag Archives: Upgrade

Surface ProX: Upgrade to Windows 10 2004 fails [Workaround]

[German]Owners of a Microsoft Surface ProX are facing trouble upgrading their devices to the Windows 10 May 2020 Update. This only works if the Internet connection is disconnected as a workaround. Advertising

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Windows 10: Is Microsoft planning yearly feature updates?

[German]Until now, Microsoft uses it’s semi annual Windows 10 feature update as a credo, made in stone. Now there are signs that Microsoft intends to switch to a ‘one feature update per year’. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1809: Auto Update to Version 2004 has begun?

[German]It appears that Microsoft has now begun preparations to force systems running Windows 10 version 1809 Home and Pro to update to the Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version 2004). Advertising

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Windows 10 Version 2004: Forced upgrade without user consent

[German]The new Windows 10 May 2020 Update (Version 2004) has been generally available since May 27, 2020 and is being rolled out only slowly. But I have already seen reports that systems are automatically updated to Windows 10 Version 2004 … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1709: Forced Upgrade to V1909 in WSUS?

[German]Exciting question, which I would like to discuss in this blog post. It’s based on an observation that Windows 10 is forced to upgraded from version 1709 to 1909 in the enterprise environment when WSUS is unavailable for enterprise clients … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Upgrade error 0xA0000400

[German]Some users are facing an upgrade error 0xA0000400 during an attempt, to upgrade a Windows 10 machine to a newer build. I first came over this error 0xA0000400 in Windows 10 Anniversary Update (see the linked German blog post). The … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Rumors about 20H2 and deprecated Stores

[German]At the end of the week a small blog post with some unconfirmed speculations. It is about the Windows 10 Fall 2020 Update (20H2) and the deprecation of the Microsoft Stores for Business and Education. Advertising

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Windows Server 2008/R2: In-place upgrade description updated (01/06/2020)

[German]A small note in the margin for administrators of Windows Server 2008/R2 who may still be facing an upgrade: Thomas Maurer has updated his blog post at Microsoft, which explains the complex approach to in-place upgrading a Windows Server 2008/R2 … Continue reading

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Windows 10 forced upgrade to Windows 7? (Dec. 2019)

[German]Could there be some sort of automatic upgrade from Windows 7 SP1 to Windows 10 again? Actually, I don’t think so, but I’d like to post a recent case with the information available to me here in the blog. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1903: Settings/Apps fails after Windows 7 Upgrade

[German]When upgrading from Windows 7 SP1 to Windows 10 version 1903 (probably the same for version 1909), users are facing serious issues afterwards. The Settings page and the Windows apps can’t no longer be opened. There are many suggestions on … Continue reading

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