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Cannot install Windows 10 on Nuc 11

MateakiFifita
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When installing windows 10 an error occur "Windows cannot update the Computer boot Configuration"

Any hint on how to fix this please

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AndrewG_Intel
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Hello @MateakiFifita

Thank you for posting on the Intel® communities.


In order to check this further, could you please provide us with the following information?

1- Exact/full model of the Intel® NUC:

2- Is this a new Intel® NUC? And are you trying to install Windows* for the first time?

3- Are you trying to perform a fresh installation of the Windows® operating system on a new disk drive or on a used drive that has been already formatted/wiped out?

4- Windows* 10 version/build number that you are trying to install:

5- A picture showing the error message "Windows cannot update the Computer boot Configuration". Also, please let us know when exactly you receive this error message (for instance, during initial load? during the installation process? when configuring the initial Windows and Account settings? after the first reboot? etc).

6- Please describe the installation process that you are following and troubleshooting steps that you may have tried so far.

7- If this is an Intel® NUC kit, please provide the brand and model of the SSD/M.2 drive:


Best regards,

Andrew G.

Intel Customer Support Technician


MateakiFifita
Novice
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It's a new barebone NUC so i installed a Ram and Kingston A2000 SA2000M8/500G SSD/M.2 and this is the first time to install windows 10 Pro build 19041.985

Intel NUC NUC11PAHi3

Product code: SWNUC11PAHi3000

Regulatory Model: NUC11PAH

Model No: AX201D2W

I update the bios to the latest version

try to install but show same error

 

(Image with Serial Number was removed by Moderator to protect privacy)

LeonWaksman
Super User
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Hi @MateakiFifita 

1. I suggest you install Windows using the following method:
2. Please prepare your installation media (you need 8GB – 32GB USB stick), using Microsoft Media Creation Tool. This will install the latest version. 
3. Your bios should be set to default settings. Enter bios (press F2 during boot) and then press F9 (Y) to set defaults and F10 (Y) to save settings and exit.
4. With the installation media inserted into the rear USB slot, power ON your NUC and repeatedly press F10 to get Boot Menu.
5. In this menu, choose the UEFI option of your Installation media.
6. Follow this tutorial to continue with installation.
7. In para. 9 you may enter the Product Key from the Microsoft Distribution you bought .
8. Skip on para. 14 and continue in para. 15. Important, do not format the drive where you want to install Windows, rather delete all existing partitions from this drive, till you see one unallocated space.
9. Press Next and continue with the installation. 

Leon


lEdge
New Contributor I
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That's happening because some kind of a Windows 10 system requirement is not available. Make sure your configuration is set to boot to eufi. And make the disk changes that suit the Os. From past posts you have to disable achi and I think this works by default if you boot to eufi. Unfortunately that OS works that way. And a restart will usually fix this problem anyway. Doesn't the installation proceed after restart. Unless you never got the chance to restart. Please provide the Windows 10 version. I would recommend 21H1. If you have a key it will work with the updated releases. Just download a new one.
ClariceStarling
Valued Contributor II
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Don't give up because it's a little harder than people say it is ... every computer system is a little different, so the instructions never exactly match!

MateakiFifita
Novice
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thanks for the support i download the latest windows 10 Pro and its working perfect

ClariceStarling
Valued Contributor II
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I know a lot of people that will only use Pro ... so you're better off  to use Windows Pro anyway!

lEdge
New Contributor I
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The instructions are of course correct from @LeonWaksman 

It's just that if you get annoyed you can always change the boot order to USB first. Not to mention a usb disk drive still works. And happy that the os will fit on the dvd5. it's such a hassle to buy dvd9. of course that's a problem if you keep bootable devices inserted. slows down restart time. so it's the same annoying hassle. I prefered that method for a while to skip pressing f10 keys. not to mention the keys are different from manufacturers. for unnecessary information my compatibility forced a large amount of fresh installations. can't describe how hard it is to get used to xp service programs. and it's just so much more difficult to get used to xp again. with all the virtual machine capabilities. not to mention almost all the operating systems I have don't rely on cpu registration. I have to go back take a course of the Microsoft volume activation. I noticed some pattern in these systems. I'll have to check if the new server system is the same. It's just that I noticed my windows 8.1 can travel anywhere without regret because of the best time of day activation. It's an old Linux terminal terminology. But, it works much better to use it inside out and instead use windows 8.1 as the container for all the servers as virtual machines. I tested that. That system pattern is relentless. Makes recovery process with image saves on the fly, live and very fast easy. Anyway @MateakiFifita good luck.

lEdge
New Contributor I
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Actually I have a quote here from Eliza. Well from Microsoft. We’re updating exams for the Datacenter competency to help ensure you have the latest technical skills to serve your customers. Make sure you meet all current requirements so you can attain or renew this competency and access its benefits.

And I actually found the information on the internet it's called System Center.

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lEdge
New Contributor I
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I'm sorry. I went to a bad school. I got suspended for quoting a story with the words crap paper. It's just what happens to paper stuck in a printer. An old and forgotten office effect. And that stuff that goes around a wedding dress.

AndrewG_Intel
Moderator
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Hello @MateakiFifita

Thank you for your response. We understand that this issue has been solved after downloading the latest version of Windows 10 Pro. In this case, we will proceed to close this inquiry now. We want to thank all the community members that provided support for this request.

If you need any additional information, please submit a new question as this thread will no longer be monitored.


Best regards,

Andrew G.

Intel Customer Support Technician


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