Technology is advancing more and more every day. With these advancements in technology, Microsoft is constantly introducing new updates for Windows so that users can enjoy better features and smoother system performance. Whenever you upgrade Windows 10 on your HP laptop there are certain system settings that are changed to accommodate the new features. These changes in the system settings can sometimes cause your HP laptop to malfunction. If you have recently upgraded your laptop and your notice that there is an error in Windows 10 you contact HP laptop support for technical assistance. At the same time, you can also try the troubleshooting tips mentioned in this article to resolve the issues on your own.
HP Laptop Windows 10 Upgrade Problems
Most of the Windows 10 upgrade errors are related to the driver. You should begin by checking the free space on your laptop. Clear any unnecessary files from your laptop and make sure all the updates are completed.
You should also check to make sure there is no third-party software that will disrupt the installation process. It will be a good idea to disable any firewall you have active and pause the anti-virus, at least temporarily.
And finally, before beginning HP laptop troubleshooting, you should is the repair tool to fix any hard drive errors and restart your system.
Steps to Fix HP Laptop Upgrade Error in Windows 10
Step 1: Download the MEI driver version 9 or 10
Open the HP software and the driver downloads site. In case an MEI driver with version number 9 or 10 is NOT given in the list, then download the required driver directly from the Intel Version 126.96.36.1990 1.5M.
Step2: Windows 10 “Show or Hide Updates” Troubleshooter Package
Change the settings in Windows Update Services from the ‘Automatic’ phase to ‘Manual’. Go to the “Control Panel” open “Services” using the administrative tools. Scroll down to the windows update and double click to open ‘Properties’. Look for the “Stop” icon and click on it so that the service halts. Now click ‘Ok’ and modify the “Startup Type” to “Manual type”.
Step 3: Install Version 9 or 10 Intel Management Engine Interface Driver
You may receive a warning asking you to consider replacing and using a newer version of the software, accept this option. Remember that it is not required to uninstall version 11 at this point, leave things as they are.
Step 4: Show or Hide Updates Option
It is important to run the Windows 10 system which often includes the message, “Show or Hides Updates” Troubleshooter Package and hides all the necessary updates to the Intel Management Engine Interface (MEI) Driver. Change the Windows Update Services setting from “Manual” mode back to “Automatic”. When this is done restart your HP laptop.
Following the steps in the order given above should help you resolve the problem. But users are reminded that HP laptop troubleshooting can be tricky. The HP laptop support number is available 24 hours a day to help you fix an error related to Windows 10 upgrade.