Want to avail the still-valid free Windows 10 upgrade offer and finally make the move away from Windows 7? We have already shared a very detailed guide to install the latest operating system for free using your existing Windows 7 key. But, if you do have a valid key but the upgrade still doesn\’t seem to be working for you, here is how to troubleshoot to see what could be causing the problem for you.
How to fix Windows 7 to Windows 10 upgrade issues
First, head over to this detailed support document that lists every single compatibility block associated with Windows 10. With the release of the November 2019 Update, Microsoft addressed almost all of the issues in the operating system that resulted in these blocks. But, take a look if there is some driver or antivirus that could be creating the problem during the upgrade process.
If compatibility isn\’t the problem here, go to troubleshooting.
More things to check:
If none of the above works, try the following:
This is a list of Windows 10 system requirements, just in case you have missed looking at it before initiating the Windows 10 upgrade process.
Do let us know what works for you and if you have any other tips that helped you get over the Windows 10 installation problems. Most of our readers have confirmed upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 10 without facing any issues. But if you do come across any problems, the above tips might help unless it\’s a system requirement issue, which can only be sorted with upgraded hardware.
– MSE will live on even after Win 7 end of support deadline