In place 8.1 > 10 upgrade won't do - what am I missing

Hello

I'm trying to do an in-place upgrade from Windows 8.1 Enterprise 32 bits to Windows 10 Enterprise 32 bits.

However I am graced with the following message:
No in place upgrade !What am I missing ?!
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Alexandre TakacsCTOAsked:
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McKnifeCommented:
You are running 8.1 enterprise which is only upgradable by win10 enterprise.
Alexandre TakacsCTOAuthor Commented:
I believe I mentioned I have a bona-fide VLSC Win 10 Enterprise ISO
McKnifeCommented:
Ok, then I was blind, sorry - this has to be a bug, then. I upgraded win8.1 enterprise to win10 enterprise - no problems and all settings and programs kept. You shhould contact microsoft.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Are you sure Enterprise is upgradable this way? It looks like you were trying to got the free approach even though you have a key. I agree with McKnife - call Microsoft Support.

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Jackie Man IT ManagerCommented:
Is your win 8.1 a virtual machine?

If yes, the upgrade path might be different.
Alexandre TakacsCTOAuthor Commented:
I reached out to MS support and there was apparently some issues with my win 8.1 VM (it was indeed a virtual machine)  which where repaired by an sfc /scannow - after that the upgrade went smoothly and I'm a happy camper !
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@atak2983 - Thanks for the update.
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