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Windows 7 x32 to Windows 10 x64


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The device is HP Precario Compaq CQ61 (3GB RAM/Pentium T4200 CPU/BIOS Version: Hewlett-Packard F.23). It currently runs on Windows 7 32bit but the processor supports 64bit (I’ve checked). I’ve downloaded the Windows 10 x64 (build 10074) .iso file from uptodown.com. I’ve used PowerISO to boot it into a USB. Once I’ve restarted my PC, the Windows 10 logo appeared for a while, after which, I’ve received the following error window

I’ve checked the .iso SHA256 with the one on the download page to check for corruption (it’s a match). I’ve used chkdsk to check for damage on the USB and nothing have appeared (the same when checking using other tools). I’ve tried booting the ISO file to the USB using other tools (including Rufus, Universal USB installer, UNetbooting - but not Media Creation Tool as it refused to run on my machine giving the error: “Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service”.

The settings on PowerISO were as following:

Write Method: USB-HDD

File System: Automatic

And, I believe it was formated in FAT32.

What am I doing wrong?

Appreciate any help in advance!