Tag Archives: Upgrade

Windows 10 1903 not offered, VeraCrypt as a root cause

Users who are not offered the upgrade to Windows 10 version 1903 often puzzle over the cause of the upgrade blocker. It could be a hard disk encrypted with VeraCrypt. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1903: Upgrade blocker Intel RST & MIT Kerberos

[German]Systems that have certain versions of the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) drivers installed cannot be updated to the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. Microsoft has set an upgrade blockade. And for machines in a domain, there are boot … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008/R2: Microsoft explains In-place upgrade

[German]In a blog post, Microsoft explained the complex approach of in-place upgrading of a Windows Server 2008/R2 to successor systems. It’s not all that easy – and as an addendum, I need to say, that some advices given by Microsoft … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1903: Further 3 upgrade blockers removed

[German]Microsoft has just announced that barriers to upgrading to Windows 10 May 2019 Update (Version 1903) has been removed. This includes the issue that USB media can block a feature update during installation. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1903: Upgrade fails on some Apple Macs

[German]Windows 10 May 2019 update does not install on Macs that were introduced before 2012. The same applies to newer Apple Macs that have older versions of Apple’s Boot Camp software or Windows Support software drivers installed. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1903: Upgrade error 0xC1900… and a broken start menu on AMD notebooks

[German]Here’s a blog post about upgrade  upgrade errors and issues with Windows 10 May 2019 update caused by AMD’s software “Adrenalin 20xyz”. Older versions of this software can cause upgrade errors with the code 0xC1900…. And also a blog reader … Continue reading

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Windows 10 up to V1803: Details for Upgrade to V1903 – Part 2

[German]Part 1 covers the topic that Windows 10 users who are still using older Windows 10 builds up to version 1803 have to expect a forced upgrade to Windows 10 May 2019 update. I have now run my own tests … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Upgrade to v1903 end with error 0xc190012e

[German]Users who want to upgrade to Windows 10 version 1903 may get an error message with the code 0xc190012e. Here is a rough overview, whereby I cannot name any cause for the error at the moment. There is only a … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Insider Preview 18356.16: Workaround for upgrade error 0x80242016

Windows Insider, who run Insider Preview Build 18356.16 in Slow Ring can’t upgrade to Build 18362 updaten. Microsoft has stopped the distribution of Build 18362 in Slow Ring, until a fix is available. But there is a workaround, to force … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1809: Morphisec Protector blocks upgrade

[German]Microsoft has just announced that it will block the feature update to Windows 10 version 1809 (October 2018 update) if the Morphisec Protector or an application based on the Protector such as Cisco AMP for Endpoint is found on the … Continue reading

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