PC meets Windows 11 requirements but Windows Update can't install the Windows 11 Update

DocMartens 1 Reputation point

Can anyone help me?


Windows 11
Windows 11
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  1. T. Kujala 8,676 Reputation points

    Hi @DocMartens ,

    If the installation doesn't work throug update, you can do it by using the media creation tool.


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  2. Docs 15,001 Reputation points

    The error message displayed: 0x800703ee = Error_File_Invalid

    The volume for a file was externally altered so that the opened file is no longer valid.

    These are known issues with Windows 11:


    These are resolved issues with Windows 11:


    These steps can be performed to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11 (in place upgrade repair):

    1) Download to the desktop: Windows 11 iso

    2) Uninstall any of these non-Microsoft software:
    a) antivirus
    b) firewall
    c) drive encryption

    3) Perform an in place upgrade repair: (select to perform updates after a successful in place upgrade repair) (keep personal files and applications)


    4) Perform Windows updates after a successful in place upgrade repair

    5) If the in place upgrade fails then run setupdiag > post a share link

    6) The default time period for a go back is within 10 days

    7) If you want to change the go back period from 10 to up to 60 days open administrative command prompt and type or copy and paste:
    dism /online /get-osuninstallwindow
    dism /online /set-osuninstallwindow /value:60


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