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How do I go about Replace C:\Windows10Upgrade\wimgapi.dll with the one from C:\Windows\System32\wimgapi.dll RRS feed

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  • I'd ask for help over here.

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-windows_install

     

     



    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows Server] Datacenter Management

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    Tuesday, January 2, 2018 7:36 PM
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  • These troubleshooting steps have worked for many failed windows 7 > windows 10 upgrades:

    Replace C:\Windows10Upgrade\wimgapi.dll with the one from C:\Windows\System32\wimgapi.dll

    1) Open file explorer

    2) Click this PC

    3) Click C: (or whichever drive you have installed windows)

    4) Click on the Windows folder

    5) Click on the System32 folder

    6) Scroll down to the Windows imaging library application extension:  Wimgapi.dll

    7) right click > copy or control C to copy

    8) go back with the file explorer back arrow or close the folder

    9) find the windows10upgrade folder and paste the wingapi.dll into the folder using control v.

    10) there should be a prompt to replace > type Y

    Tuesday, January 2, 2018 9:44 PM

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  • I'd ask for help over here.

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-windows_install

     

     



    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows Server] Datacenter Management

    Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees, and confers no rights.

    Tuesday, January 2, 2018 7:36 PM
    Moderator
  • These troubleshooting steps have worked for many failed windows 7 > windows 10 upgrades:

    Replace C:\Windows10Upgrade\wimgapi.dll with the one from C:\Windows\System32\wimgapi.dll

    1) Open file explorer

    2) Click this PC

    3) Click C: (or whichever drive you have installed windows)

    4) Click on the Windows folder

    5) Click on the System32 folder

    6) Scroll down to the Windows imaging library application extension:  Wimgapi.dll

    7) right click > copy or control C to copy

    8) go back with the file explorer back arrow or close the folder

    9) find the windows10upgrade folder and paste the wingapi.dll into the folder using control v.

    10) there should be a prompt to replace > type Y

    Tuesday, January 2, 2018 9:44 PM