Fix the issue when Windows® Upgrade Advisor is not working
What are the reasons due to which Windows Upgrade Advisor is not working and what are the tips to fix this issue?
Windows Upgrade Advisor is a tool which has the ability to check the system hardware and software so as to see whether it is ready for upgrade. If you run the Windows Upgrade advisor when you are connected to Internet and if your system needs updates then the Windows Upgrade Advisor would find and install the updates for you. You can make use of this Windows Upgrade Advisor as long as your Current Windows Version is eligible for upgrade. You can easily download this Windows Upgrade Advisor from Internet. It is always advised to download Windows Upgrade Advisor over high speed Internet connection as the Windows Upgrade Advisor download is large. With this you can even scan your PC for compatibility issues.
The following are the reason behind the issue of Windows Upgrade Advisor not working and the tips to fix it:
- Compatibility issues
- Enable Built in admin account
- Reinstall Windows Upgrade Advisor
Compatibility is one of the important factor that you would have to consider while installing Windows Upgrade Advisor in your PC. You would have install the version of Windows Upgrade Advisor which is compatible with your Windows Operating System. If you fail to do so then you would have to face certain compatibility issues. You would also have to check for updated chipset, BIOS, hardware drivers for system.
Enable Built in admin account
Sometimes the Windows Upgrade Advisor in your PC would fail to work if the built in admin account is disabled. Thus so as to resolve this issue you would have to enable the built in admin account. For that you would have to go to 'All programs' in the 'Start' menu and open the 'Accessories' folders. Then right click on the Command Prompt item and choose 'Run as Administartor'. By doing so you can log on the administrator account and enable it.
Sometimes due to troubles that occur at the time of installation your Windows Upgrade Advisor would fail to work. Thus in such a situation you would have to reinstall it. For that first you would have to start your computer and insert the installation disc in to your system's drive. Then if the Windows automatically detects the disc, an install screen would appear. There you would have to click on 'Install Now'. In case if the Windows does not detects the disc then you would have to go to the Run in the start menu and type 'Drive:setup.exe' in the run dialog box and click 'OK' followed by clicking on 'Install Now' option.
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