Windows 10: Windows 10 Pro changed to Windows 10 Home after another clean install? Solved

  1.    01 Aug 2015 #1

    Windows 10 Pro changed to Windows 10 Home after another clean install?

    Hey Guys

    I have a really strange issue going on, I don't know what Microsoft are up to.

    Ok so from the top, I have a Sony Vaio which had 8.1pro on it, I did an in place upgrade via the media creation tool, and it updated and activated successfully.

    I then did a clean install from iso, ( skipped the product key prompts ) and it worked, initially would not active, but after 24 hours it did.

    I then ran into a few issues with drivers and thought I would give it 1 more clean install, ( again skipped the product key prompts ) once it loaded, it now states Windows 10 Home version and again will not activate???

    Have any of you guys experienced this issue? you think it is linked to their activation server issues?

    I rang MS and they were very unhelpful ( international call centre ! ), basically said not to do a clean install?

    Not sure what to do now, I don't really want to install the original 8.1 sony image as it takes around 3-4 hours!

    Any help appreciated.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    01 Aug 2015 #2

    Did you use the same ISO each time, or did you recreate the ISO from the MCT? If so, you probably created the wrong version.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    02 Aug 2015 #3

    Definitely the same version my friend.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    03 Aug 2015 #4

    Tried another clean install with same image, this time did not connect to the internet until the desktop icons had loaded, correct edition and activated.
    Strange?, but resolved.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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