Windows 10: Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Pro failed error 0x80070490

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  1. RayClark8 Win User

    Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Pro failed error 0x80070490


    I selected Settings/Update and Security/Activation/Go to Store and Buy. I approved payment. Then selected install. But after several minutes got message "Windows upgrade failed error code 0x80070490". Problem may be that I might not have been logged into my Microsoft account at the time as I was asked to ensure all files were saved so I closed most windows before selecting install.I have an email from Microsoft confirming my purchase although it does not include any product ID/ licence number. I cannot find the error message listed anywhere. What should I do?

    :)
     
    RayClark8, Oct 26, 2021
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  2. Windows 10 upgrade error 80240054 80240020 8007002C 80246007

    I used iso file to upgrade multiple pc. 1 out of 7 PC fail to upgrade

    the pc is lenovo G40-45 Windows 8.1 x64 with Bing UEFI/GPT secure boot. Windows 10 setup only run 24% during copying files.

    these are event viewer created after upgrade failure:

    • Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x80240054: Upgrade to Windows 10 Home Single Language.
    • Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x80240020: Upgrade to Windows 10 Home Single Language.
    • Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x80070652: Upgrade to Windows 10 Home Single Language.
    I have done these steps without luck:

    • neither sfc & chkdsk in normal nor safemode solved the problems
    • What this error means is, your Windows 10 installation folder is unfinished and/or corrupted. Now, how do you fix that?
      • Go into "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download" and delete everything in that folder.
      • Now, run the command prompt as an administrator. Type in "wuauclt.exe /updatenow".
      • Go to your Control Panel > Windows Update and your Windows 10 should start re-downloading from scratch, hopefully without flaws this time.
    • I follow these steps without luck:
      • Browse to "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download" and delete the contents of the folder.
      • 'net stop wuauserv' hit enter
      • 'net stop bits' hit enter
      • Press Windows key + X > Click Command Prompt (Admin) then type "wuauclt.exe /updatenow".
      • Hit Enter
      • Open Control Panel > Windows Update and Windows 10 should begin downloading..
      • Press Windows key + X
      • Click Command Prompt (Admin)
      • Type in at the prompt OR Copy and Paste these one at a time : (Hit enter after each)
      • net stop wuauserv
      • net stop bits
      • net stop cryptsvc
      • DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
      • or
      • DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /source:wim:E:\sources\install.wim:1 /limitaccess
    • "C:\Program Files (x86)\Visual BCD\StartUpRepair.exe" -> fail
    • I follow these steps without luck:
      • bootrec /rebuildbcd
      • bootrec /fixmbr
      • bootrec /fixboot
    what should I do now?



    Additional info

    • Metadata staging failed, result={00000000-0000-0000-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF} for container '0x80070490'
    • Metadata staging failed, result={A4940672-33E5-5F6D-8967-14DA73445EE5} for container '0x80070490'
    • Metadata staging failed, result={74B7E652-8DB4-55AA-8FDE-B919E4006C2F} for container '0x80070490'
    • Metadata staging failed, result={F5C91426-C11D-5098-B4B1-70C8D183D96C} for container '0x80070490'
    • Metadata staging failed, result={A4940672-33E5-5F6D-8967-14DA73445EE5} for container '0x80070490'

    Windows Defender the only antivirus
     
    IGA Made Muliarsa, Oct 26, 2021
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  3. Rory_911 Win User
    Windows 10 Update Error 0x80070490

    New apps also fail to install for me in the Windows Store with the error code 0x80070490 if the app "Save Location" is not my C drive. I've tried all of the suggested solutions and none of them work for me. The apps do install if it gets saved to my C drive
    but that isn't ideal because it is running low on disk space. The error happened when I tried my D and E drives.

    Running Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview Build 14352
     
    Rory_911, Oct 26, 2021
    #3
  4. Nordic Win User

    Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Pro failed error 0x80070490

    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.
     
    Nordic, Oct 26, 2021
    #4
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