Need help with RCA Cambio Windows 10 tablet

I recently updated all my machines to the newest windows 10 1803 insiders preview build. How every my RCA Cambio 2 in 1 Tablet did to and it has totally started having problems because the intel atom and 2gb ram are not compadible to run well. Ive Contacted RCA they say they do not have support for windows 10 and whata worse is it never came with any product key and rca cant give me one. I really need to do a complete clean reinstall of windows 10 Home 32 bit and the drivers from RCA but I will not be able to re activate my product with out the original key. Dose anyone have any suggestions on how i can find or retrieve the original key so I can do a clean install and fix my device?

 

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Last updated October 21, 2019 Views 7,867 Applies to:
Please note, the Windows 10 1803 release has been delayed for the next few weeks due to bugs that have been discovered. I recommend you use the opportunity to file a feedback regarding this issue so the problem can be fixed in time for the final, official release. After which, I would proceed with rolling back.



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You can reach out to key folks on the Windows Engineering team through Twitter

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https://twitter.com/jenmsft
https://twitter.com/northfacehiker

Make sure you send short link to them. They are known to be very responsive and might be able to point it in the right direction.

Open Start > Settings > Update & security > Recovery > under Go back to my previous version of Windows 10, click Get started.

or

Press Control + Alt + Delete
Click Sign out

At the Sign In screen, hold down the shift key on your keyboard while clicking the Power button on the screen
Continue to hold down the shift key while clicking Restart
Continue to hold down the shift key until the Advanced Recovery Options menu appears

Click Troubleshoot

Click Advanced options

Click Go back to the previous version of Windows
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Andre
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Hi Robert. I'm Greg, an installation specialist and 8 year Windows MVP, here to help you.

If the PC was Upgraded from Windows 8.1 then the native Product Key is embedded in the UEFI firmware chip on motherboard. When you upgraded the PC was assigned a permanent Digital License to reinstall Windows 10 as often as you want.

Just skip the Product Key and follow these illustrated steps in this link which compile the best possible Clean Install of Windows which will stay that way as long as you stick with the tools and methods given, has zero reported problems, and is better than any amount of money could buy: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wiki.... It will activate after connecting to the internet.

I would wait a few days until the latest Spring Creators Version is released so you don't have to depend upon buggy Windows Update to deliver it, and because the Clean Install is by far the best delivery method.

If you need to install an earlier version of Windows 10 you can find media here: https://tb.rg-adguard.net/public.php
Burn to DVD or create bootable 8+gb flash stick installer using this tool installed to Windows: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/detail...

To reinstall the native WIndows 8.1 follow this tutorial exactly: https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/2299-clea...
Create media here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/cr...

I hope this helps. Feel free to ask back any questions and let us know how it goes. I will keep working with you until it's resolved.
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 if you shop on eBay he get a full Windows 10 home reinstallation disk with a valid product activation key for under $30  bucks .....

 but I have the same question can Windows Cambio tablets hold 1803 Windows 10 build...but  I heard all the 1803 build latest update for Insiders had minor bugs in it....

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Upgrade to Version 1803
on RCA Cambio W101 version 1
As you have already found out, Windows Update cannot automatically upgrade your 2-in-1 tablet to Version 1803.
The only way is to install a clean Windows 10 (make note of the Windows x86 or 64bit).
Your RCA Cambio W101-1 only has micro-USB. So you need a micro-USB to USB small cable to connect your USB drive.
You will need a USB of at least 8GB. Go to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56485
to download the Windows USB/DVD Download Tool. The tool is easy to use. Just follow instructions as you go along.
The download page will show Windows 7 downloads which is OK. Just make sure you get the right language (en-US).
As you install the Windows7-USB-DVD-Download-Tool-Installer-en-US, it will show that it will install your version of windows.
All you will have to choose is what type of media you will use, DVD or USB.
Your Windows 10 version will download {just make sure about x86 (32bit) or 64 bit}
When you are doing the Custom Installation, do not format any of the hidden drives which you will see.
Just pick the largest size drive and put the new installation onto that drive. The installation will take care of the other drives.
After the installation is finished, do as much Windows Updating as can be done. Wireless Network drivers will get installed by the installation.
Then go to https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=%21AD754vvBPy3xz8Y&cid=1833E694C864699B&id=1833E694C864699B%21149823&parId=1833E694C864699B%21149822&action=locate
Drag & drop out of the zipped (compressed) folder and get ready for the miracle.
Go to SlimTab_8_MS > TP driver > WW34 > Installer > PlatformInstaller > Setup.exe (always click continue when asked about providers)
and select YES whenever asked to install something.
and Thank You onedrive.live.com, Thank You very much for creating this MIRACLE for us RCA Cambio W101, Intel Atom CPU Z3735G (Z3000 series) users.
P.S. Check in your Control Panel > Administrative Tools > System Information > Processor, to make sure you have a Z3000 series processor.
You will now see every one of your firmware drivers installed.
There will be only one Bluetooth driver called "Microsoft Bluetooth Protocol Support Driver" missing.
Do Not be concerned. I believe that driver installation took place during the FALL of 2017 upgrade.
All it did was keep track of the Bluetooth Upgrade. Description of Events with Dates: Device Install Requested - Driver service added - Device Installed
Now your Upgrade to Windows 10, Version 1803 is complete. Hope you did not already buy another 2-in-1 Tablet.
By the way, I use 9 of these RCA Cambio W101 Tablets. I have them mounted on a large enough peg board.
I use them for trading FOREX. I did not feel like purchasing 9 more tablets. This solution will probably work for the RCA Cambio W101 Version 2.
Do not know for sure about this solution working for the RCA Cambio W101 Version 2. Just look and make sure that your Processor is a Z3000 series.

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Upgrade to Version 1803
on RCA Cambio W101 version 1
As you have already found out, Windows Update cannot automatically upgrade your 2-in-1 tablet to Version 1803.
The only way is to install a clean Windows 10 (make note of the Windows x86 or 64bit).
Your RCA Cambio W101-1 only has micro-USB. So you need a micro-USB to USB small cable to connect your USB drive.
You will need a USB of at least 8GB. Go to the Microsoft Web Site. I usually just type in download.microsoft.com.
Upper right, search for MediaCreationTool1803.exe. Download it and run it to download and copy onto your 8GB USB flash drive.
Just stick your USB flash drive into your USB and go to your Settings > Update & Security > Recovery > Restart now > Use a device >
and look for the USB that you have plugged in. If you do not see your particular USB flash drive, roboot and go there again. You will eventually see it.
It should boot into the Installation. It could take a while. Have patience for at least 20 minutes.
When you are doing the Custom Installation, do not format any of the hidden drives which you will see.
Just pick the largest size drive and put the new installation onto that drive. The installation will take care of the other drives.
After the installation is finished, do as much Windows Updating as can be done. Wireless Network drivers will get installed by the installation.
Then go to https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=%21AD754vvBPy3xz8Y&cid=1833E694C864699B&id=1833E694C864699B%21149823&parId=1833E694C864699B%21149822&action=locate
Drag & drop out of the zipped (compressed) folder and get ready for the miracle.
Go to SlimTab_8_MS > TP driver > WW34 > Installer > PlatformInstaller > Setup.exe (always click continue when asked about providers)
and select YES whenever asked to install something.
and Thank You onedrive.live.com, Thank You very much for creating this MIRACLE for us RCA Cambio W101, Intel Atom CPU Z3735G (Z3000 series) users.
P.S. Check in your Control Panel > Administrative Tools > System Information > Processor, to make sure you have a Z3000 series processor.
You will now see every one of your firmware drivers installed.
There will be only one Bluetooth driver called "Microsoft Bluetooth Protocol Support Driver" missing.
Do Not be concerned. I believe that driver installation took place during the FALL of 2017 upgrade.
All it did was keep track of the Bluetooth Upgrade. Description of Events with Dates: Device Install Requested - Driver service added - Device Installed
Now your Upgrade to Windows 10, Version 1803 is complete. Hope you did not already buy another 2-in-1 Tablet.
By the way, I use 9 of these RCA Cambio W101 Tablets. I have them mounted on a large enough peg board.
I use them for trading FOREX. I did not feel like purchasing 9 more tablets. This solution will probably work for the RCA Cambio W101 Version 2.
Do not know for sure about this solution working for the RCA Cambio W101 Version 2. Just look and make sure that your Processor is a Z3000 series.

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Thanks I got the upgrade my tablet is working very fine thanks.....but Cortana Need some improvement

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Was going to make an addition to my post. I did one thing after the manual upgrade with MediaCreationTool1803.exe. 

I installed kxaccel-1.0.25.2-win8-x86-autosfx.exe with kionix_sensor_orientation.reg. Then I used the file from onedrive.live.com. Afterwards, I reinstalled KMDF HID Minidriver for Touch I2C Device within the Human Interface Devices. If your touch screen does not work, then you need to place the SileadTouch.fw into your Windows\system32\drivers folder and restart. If you do any updating your drivers in Device Manager, Do Not even try to update drivers for any of the 5 - 12C Controller in System devices, or you will lose your sound. Good Luck on the next Microsoft Seasonal Upgrade. Oh, I do not use Cortana much.

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Was going to make an addition to my post. I did one thing after the manual upgrade with MediaCreationTool1803.exe. 

I installed kxaccel-1.0.25.2-win8-x86-autosfx.exe with kionix_sensor_orientation.reg. Then I used the file from onedrive.live.com. Afterwards, I reinstalled KMDF HID Minidriver for Touch I2C Device within the Human Interface Devices. If your touch screen does not work, then you need to place the SileadTouch.fw into your Windows\system32\drivers folder and restart. If you do any updating your drivers in Device Manager, Do Not even try to update drivers for any of the 5 - 12C Controller in System devices, or you will lose your sound. Good Luck on the next Microsoft Seasonal Upgrade. Oh, I do not use Cortana much.

I never wrote this question and I never axed this question My problem with my tablet was I got a virus called Trojan No clue on how to take it out should I reset it should I  wipe it clean and start over again but don't know My don't know why Microsoft is sending me a answer 2 a questions that sounds like I never ask my problems was  with a virus called TROJAN I have no other problems.....

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Do not know why they would refer you to my listing. Could it be because you have a RCA Cambio W101 ??? If so or otherwise, the only way I would ever take care of a virus was to reinstall Windows with a new Windows installation. If you have not been using you computer much and do not have too much valuable information on it, then the best way is a new installation. Before you do a new installation, get your Product Key so you can activate your new installation. If you want to do a new installation, let me know if you need guidance. I use a program called ProduKey to get my hidden Product Key.

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