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hp stream notebook 11 windows 10 space help

HP Stream Notebook - 11-d010wm
Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)

while trying to download and update to windows 10 i keep getting stopped at  Note enough space, its saying i need 5GB of space. my RAM is only 2GB. does this mean i cant get windows 10? or must i get an external hard drive? 

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First of all, you're confusing memory with disk space.  The Win10 Upgrade typically needs 20GB of disk space, and as your laptop most likely has only a 32GB drive, it has nowhere near enough space to do the upgrade.

 

Second, the 2GB you mention is system memory, which is totally unrelated to disk space.

 

Personally I would advise strongly AGAINST doing the Win10 Upgrade, as it is a LOT of work and even when that's done, folks have complained about later, not being able to apply the Cumulative Updates, and there is a BIG one coming out the beginning of August!

 

Here is a link from somone with a similar model who did perform the upgrade: How I was able to install Windows 10 on HP Stream 13 (32GB S... - HP Support Forum - 5179626

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