Microsoft has rolled out updates for both Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 that make it easier for users on older systems to upgrade to Windows 10. Here’s a look at the update numbers for each Windows version:
Microsoft Updates KB3112343 & KB3112336
According to the Microsoft Support Page:
This update enables support for additional upgrade scenarios from Windows 7 (or Windows 8.1) to Windows 10, and provides a smoother experience when you have to retry an operating system upgrade because of certain failure conditions. This update also improves the ability of Microsoft to monitor the quality of the upgrade experience.
If you’ve been running into trouble getting your older computer running Windows 7 or 8.1 to upgrade to Windows 10 successfully, download the update from Windows Update and see if things work out better.
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