How to fix “Windows cannot complete the installation” error when installing Windows 10 Academic Version

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In recent months people have been experiencing an error where they will install the Academic version of Windows 10 and then after a restart, the install will tell them

" Windows cannot complete the installation"

And many of the answers in the wild advise you to use a key combo to get into command prompt and type a certain string but the Keyboard itself stops working at this error making it impossible to proceed.

The actual answer is simple, the installer you have been given is broken. Many of you are being given a link to Mediacreationtoolretail.exe this file is the source of the error. Creating an ISO with this will result in the error.

What you need to do is download Mediacreationtool.exe and use it to create the ISO using Rufus – follow the instructions here to format USB with Rufus

Simply restart the installation and this time, after the restart, the error won't stop your install.