windows 10 20h2 issues

David Hee Chung 1 Reputation point
2021-02-13T16:39:47.137+00:00

win 10 20h2 issues with vaio laptop and new hard drive

I installed win10 version 1909 and it worked ok
However win 10 was updated to 20h2 and i ran into problems with old vaio laptop {some issues are already known and documented.

In addition I had to replaced the original hard drive (41% health) and had issues with the update.

Now you said I had access violation (after being monitored tryiing to fix my new had disk after cloning (during the latest win update) and I cannot boot the drive or usb stick.

I am trying a clean install. I only remembered the version 1909 was ok and this version 20h2 is unstable.

Please help with a way to boot for a clean install.
I am fomatted the new drive in preparation for a clean install with usb stick

Vaio model #vgn came with win7 home and worked ok with win10 1909

Edition Windows 10 Home
Version 20H2
Installed on ‎11/‎17/‎2020
OS build 19042.746
Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.551.0

Device name Michelle-VAIO
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2450M CPU @ 2.50GHz   2.50 GHz
Installed RAM 6.00 GB
Device ID BBB6E2C3-EDF4-4BEA-8BD5-BFD59748A0A8
Product ID 00326-10000-00000-AA626
System type 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor

Windows 10
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  1. Manish Bhalodi 86 Reputation points
    2021-02-13T19:49:45.963+00:00

    Create a bootable pen drive from Windows 10 ISO. Restart your computer & from boot setting or bios boot sequence select your pen drive as first bootable option. once your Windows 10 setup started then you can use your Windows 7 Key in Windows 10.

    You can use below links for guide or software.

    https://rufus.ie/
    https://www.groovypost.com/howto/create-windows-10-bootable-usb-flash-drive/
    https://www.minitool.com/backup-tips/create-bootable-usb-from-iso.html

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  2. S.Sengupta 16,561 Reputation points MVP
    2021-02-15T02:02:49.687+00:00

    Step by step instructions are here:

    How to do a clean installation of Windows 10

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