Windows 10 is the latest operating system from Microsoft, and users have been trying to upgrade to it.
Several users have reported that their computer is stuck on a Windows 8.1 screen, and they can’t upgrade to Windows 10.
This can be due to several reasons, and today we’re going to show you a couple of troubleshooting tips to help you upgrade to Windows 10.
- Windows XP is an older version of Windows, but many users are still using it.
- However, Windows 7 is the newer version and is recommended by Microsoft as the last Windows OS.
- This guide explores both OS and points out their differences.
Run the Compatibility troubleshooter
- Go to Search, type troubleshoot in the search box, and select Troubleshoot settings from the results.
- Choose Additional troubleshooters, and double-click on Compatibility.
- Click the Run the troubleshooter button.
Run the System File Checker
- Run the SFC tool. To do that, press the Windows key + S hotkey.
- Input â€ ̃cmd’ in the search box.
- Right-click on Command prompt and select Run as administrator.
- Enter the sfc/scannow command in Command prompt.
- Wait for the scan to finish, and press the Enter key.
Run the Disk Cleanup tool
- The Disk Cleanup tool can clean temporary files, browser caches, deleted files and more. Navigate to the Start menu, type disk cleanup, and open the tool from the results. Click the Disk Cleanup button.
- Select the drive with the corrupted Windows XP installation, and click the More Options button.
- Select the Cleanup system files option, and click the OK button.
- Close the Disk Cleanup tool.
- Run the DISM.exe tool
- Reinstall the Windows XP installation
- Repair the Windows XP installation
Run the SFC and DISM scan
- Press Windows then type cmd and select the Run as administrator option under Command prompt.
- Enter the following commands in Command prompt and press Enter after each.