Windows 10 upgrade

I've elected to upgrade my laptop from Win 7 to Win 10. Well, for the past hour all that is happening is this:
Windows 10 upgradeIs it normal for the quick check to run over an hour? I stopped the process earlier this morning and restated my machine, launched the update program only to experience the same problem. Any suggestions
Frank FreeseAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Cliff GaliherCommented:
Let it run. It is downlding updates in the background. So have good internet access.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
It takes about 3 hours, maybe 4 from beginning to end of the upgrade process.  If you are having issues getting it going, shut down, start up and install from this Microsoft creation link below.

I just upgraded a Windows 7 laptop this way yesterday.

Be sure you first uninstall software that does not work in Windows 10:  Flash, some vendor tools, and so on.

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Frank FreeseAuthor Commented:
thanks folks - let's see what happens
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@fh_freese  - You are very welcome. Good luck with the upgrade
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows 10

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.