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  • Hi Team,

    I have tried to do the inplace upgrade from Windows 2008 to Windows 2012 R2 standard. OS upgrade failed after completed 75% ( went on hung state ). I just wanted to find the root cause why upgrade got failed to prepare the RCA.

    Can some one advise me the process and procedure, related logs to find the root cause.

    Thanks & regards

    Raj.

    Monday, July 20, 2020 3:07 PM

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  • An in-place upgrade is never recommended for many reasons. You can review the log files here. Please don't post log files to forums.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/manufacture/desktop/windows-setup-log-files-and-event-logs

     

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

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    Monday, July 20, 2020 3:12 PM
  • Hi,

     

    You could check out these related logs: Windows Setup Log Files and Event Logs for more clues.

    Also see more detail on Upgrade Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2

     

    I hope this information above can help you.

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    Tuesday, July 21, 2020 7:01 AM
  • Hi,

     

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    Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:28 AM
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    Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:10 AM