Here I will blog my daily efforts as a System Admin and hope that others will find answers here to problems that I already found the solutions for. I work with Hyper-V, DPM, SCCM, Office, Infopath, SQL Server, SQL Reporting Services, SharePoint, Windows Servers, Windows 10 and the 3CX PBX.
If you ran into an error about the CPU not supporting NX on a Dell Vostro (230 in my case) when you tried to upgrade to Windows 10 (or Win8.1), you will need to make a change to the BIOS first.
Boot to BIOS by pressing F2, then choose Advanced and then CPU Information, and then set the Execute-Disable Bit Capability to DISABLED.
You should also uninstall any non-Microsoft anti-virus apps that you have installed before the upgrade.
2. Go to the Volume License Service Center and see if you already have KMS keys. If your using Server 2012 R2 (2008 R2 is not supported for Windows 10 KMS) you will need to get a KMS key called "Windows Srv 2012R2 DataCtr/Std KMS for Windows 10".
In VLSC - click License, then Relationship Summary. Now click the License ID of your current Active license. Once the page changes, click Product Keys. Scroll down the list and look for "Windows Srv 2012R2 DataCtr/Std KMS for Windows 10" If you are missing the KMS keys from the MVLSC then you need to contact Microsoft at KMSADD@microsoft.com to get your MAK key converted to KMS. You will need 2012R2 with SA to get this Special KMS key. …