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Upgraded to Win10 now cant update


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#1 darkchild101

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Posted 21 February 2016 - 06:59 PM

I upgraded to 10 and since i have been unable to do updates. Its says

 

Some update files are missing or have problems. we will try to update again later

 

Error code: (0x80073712)

 

 



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#2 usasma

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Posted 21 February 2016 - 08:30 PM

Open a command prompt and type "slmgr /xpr" (without the qutoes) and press Enter.

If it says that Windows is permanently activated, then try using the media creation tool to do a clean install of Windows 10.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows10


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Posted 23 February 2016 - 05:11 PM

Open a command prompt and type "slmgr /xpr" (without the qutoes) and press Enter.

If it says that Windows is permanently activated, then try using the media creation tool to do a clean install of Windows 10.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows10

 

 

It worked. Thanks for your help



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Posted 23 February 2016 - 06:21 PM

I'm glad that it worked for you.

Thanks for letting us know that it did work!


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