Windows 10: Starting windows 10 laptop after windows 7 upgrade

Discus and support Starting windows 10 laptop after windows 7 upgrade in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Having just upgraded my windows 7 dell laptop to windows 10 using the media creation tool on the microsoft website, I'm finding that when I press the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by PhillipBooty, Jan 14, 2020 at 3:57 PM.

  1. Starting windows 10 laptop after windows 7 upgrade


    Having just upgraded my windows 7 dell laptop to windows 10 using the media creation tool on the microsoft website, I'm finding that when I press the power button to start the laptop, it gets to where the windows 10 logo appears on the screen, then the screen goes grey and it just seems to freeze at that point.


    If I press and hold the power button again the laptop goes off. I wait a few seconds and then power the laptop on again, it starts normally with no problems.


    If anybody has any idea what would be causing this and how to overcome it, it would be much appreciated.



    Phil

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    PhillipBooty, Jan 14, 2020 at 3:57 PM
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    Windows 10 upgrade problem, no input accepted

    I really hate having to come here and ask for help, but I really am stumped. It hurts my geek pride. I have a PC with fairly modern hardware in it. It has a p8p67 pro in it. I have tried upgrading windows 10 on it twice now. Both times I have had the same result.

    After windows finishes upgrading it goes to the log in/set up screen. I can't do anything. No keyboard or mouse input is accepted.

    I will list some, or hopefully all, of the troubleshooting steps I have tried:
    • Move keyboard and mouse to different USB ports.
    • Try different keyboard or mouse.
    • Restart computer, repeatedly.
    • Google for related issues.
    • Update Bios, because why not.
    • Create boot media and revert to windows 7.
    The windows 10 system restore boot media works fine with keyboard and mouse. All USB ports work in windows 7. I don't know what is wrong. I suspect that windows 10 is lacking a driver of some sort, but since the computer accepts no input I have no way of checking for which driver let alone installing it.

    Please help me figure this out. If I have to revert back to windows 7 again, I am not going to get it upgraded to windows 10. Thank you in advanced.
     
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    Windows 10 to be Free Upgrade for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 Users

     
  4. btarunr Win User

    Starting windows 10 laptop after windows 7 upgrade

    Windows 10 to be Free Upgrade for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 Users

    In what could be a fundamental shift in how Microsoft monetizes its flagship product, the Windows operating system, the company decided to offer its upcoming Windows 10 as a free upgrade for existing users of Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. This offer will be applicable only for the first year following Windows 10 launch (after which, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 users will have to pay to upgrade to Windows 10). Windows 10 will see the return of the Start Menu, a productive Desktop environment, and cutting-edge new API features such as DirectX 12.


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