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Dan~    249

Hey up, my computer refuses to acknowledge that 1903 is available to download.

 

I’ve checked for updates many a time but still not there.

 

it is a fairly old pc, so just wondering if there’s a criteria it needs to meet?

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bawz    48
44 minutes ago, Dan~ said:

Hey up, my computer refuses to acknowledge that 1903 is available to download.

 

I’ve checked for updates many a time but still not there.

 

it is a fairly old pc, so just wondering if there’s a criteria it needs to meet?

is all your Drivers Keyboard/USB etc up to date?  i dont think the update will show untill certain drivers are up to date

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Pishaw    561

I don't know about old... this is a Dell Studio from like 2008 that came with Vista SP1, and it runs 1903 fine. As far as the driver thing goes, I haven't had to manually update a driver since Win 7.

 

You could just download an ISO.

 

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

 

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bawz    48
1 hour ago, Pishaw said:

I don't know about old... this is a Dell Studio from like 2008 that came with Vista SP1, and it runs 1903 fine. As far as the driver thing goes, I haven't had to manually update a driver since Win 7.

 

You could just download an ISO.

 

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

 

i manually updated all of mine Via Device Manager

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+virtorio    3,100

If you have any external storage (e.g. USB drives) connected, remove them and try again. 

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bawz    48
53 minutes ago, virtorio said:

If you have any external storage (e.g. USB drives) connected, remove them and try again. 

thats why he should Manually update his USB Drivers before hand in Device Manager.

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erpster3    26
Posted (edited)

just use the 1903 media creation tool as MS sorta updated the 1903 installation media nearly a week ago that produces build 18362.175 (1903 + KB4503293).  the link that Ixion mentioned only has the older 1903 ISO install media with build 18362.30.

 

the "external usb storage" problem is partially fixed (with the KB4497935 or higher cumulative update) but not completely.

mentioned on the Known issues for 1903 section.

 

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goretsky    1,017

Hello,

On one system where I wanted to install Windows 10 Version 1903, I got the aforementioned warning about USB external media being attached to the system.  Where the USB flash drive in question was the one I made with the Windows Media Creation Tool.

 

I ended up creating a temporary directory on the C:\ drive (C:\WUPDATE) or something like that), copying the contents of the installation media to the subdirectory, ejecting the USB flash drive, and running the Setup executable from the temporary  subdirectory to upgrade the system without any issues.  After installation completed successfully, I was able to delete the temporary subdirectory I had created. 

 

You might want to give that (or something similar) a try and see if that works on the computer.

 

Regards,

 

Aryeh Goretsky

 

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