As soon as the Cancel Installation button is pressed, an error pops up notifying the user that elevated privileges are required to make changes, and there’s no option to run Windows Update as administrator in Windows 8.
This has led to many users flocking to forums and Reddit to complain about the issue.
A lot of users have reported that deleting the downloaded files and force-starting the Windows 10 download process fixes the issue, the method for which is detailed below.
Before starting the process, however, ensure that you’ve waited an ample amount of time on the “Preparing to Install” screen, since it’s taken up to two hours for a few users to complete the process.
Here is the fix that finally worked for Graev: Fix #1 Go to Control Panel Properties Change it from ‘Disabled’ to ‘Automatic’ Run your Diablo 3 setup as administrator and it should quickly go through Updating Setup Files and bring you to an install screen.
The installer should be the latest including Mist of Panderia.
Step 3: Search for Command Prompt on the Start Menu.
Right-click on the Command Prompt icon and select the option which says “Run as Administrator.” Step 4: Type in the following command in Command Prompt and press Enter: wuauclt.exe/updatenow.
July 29 marked the day Microsoft finally released the last numbered iteration of Windows to users all across the globe.
The new operating system (OS) is being offered through Windows Update to Windows 8.1 and 7 users, who have attained their licenses through legitimate means.This should force Windows Update to start downloading the Windows 10 upgrade and the install process should progress smoothly.