Upgrade Windows 10 from the Network

By | February 27, 2020

Batch file for upgrading Windows 10 from the network or C:\Win10:

start /wait \\Server\win10\setup.exe /auto upgrade /migratedrivers all /dynamicupdate enable /priority normal /showoobe none /compat ignorewarning /copylogs C:\Temp\Win10Upgrade.log /pkey YDC6P-XXXXX-XR66V-XXXXX-BBH3B

  1. Copy the current Windows 10 .iso contents to a folder named Win10 on the deployment server and share it to only admin.
  2. Create a .bat file in Win10 with the above script & update the license key.
  3. Restart & login to the client PC to be upgraded as admin, then run the .bat as admin.
  4. Check back in 2 hours to verify that the update completed.
  5. Update Dell Command Update & Run
  6. Install current NVidia drivers

To upgrade from the local drive. Copy the contents of the install disk to c:\Win10 the run:

start /wait c:\win10\setup.exe /auto upgrade /migratedrivers all /dynamicupdate enable /priority normal /showoobe none /compat ignorewarning /copylogs C:\Win10\Log

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