Windows 10: can i install Win10 Pro on Win10 Home PC, by using same Win10 Home Key

  1.    2 Weeks Ago #1

    can i install Win10 Pro on Win10 Home PC, by using same Win10 Home Key


    hi guys I need your help, I have win10 home on my pc, but I want to install win10 pro on my pc by using same win10 home key for Activation win10 pro.

    Is that same key can I use for Win10 Pro Activation, which I have for win10 Home, please let me know.

    The reason of make a decession to intall win10 pro is, because I am unable to Disable Win10 Home from last 2 years, I tried all the things still win10 home keep on Updating by itself.

    I tried like this things :
    1--I disable Win10 Home in Services ---- still updating win10 home
    2--I tried to set Metered connection ---- still updating win10 home

    and I tried many different things, still updating win10 home.

    I you know any 3rd party software which will disable win10 home permanently, I will try that software.
    or
    can you let me know, can I install win10 pro on win10 home pc by using same key of win10 home for Activation and Win10 pro must get Genuine.

    Hopefully waiting for your reply.


    Thanks
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  2. Posts : 2,103
    17074.1002 Pro 17074.1002 Home
       2 Weeks Ago #2

    Win10 Home key will not activate Win10 Pro...
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 2,749
    3-Win-7Prox64 2-Win10Prox64
       2 Weeks Ago #3

    Hi,
    Just buy a upgrade to 10 pro and be done with it there is no way a home key will activate a pro version
    Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro Installation Upgrade Tutorials
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  4.    2 Weeks Ago #4

    if I am unable to upgrade to win10 pro from win10 home with same key.
    Atleast can you let me know, how to disable permanently win10 Home Updates.

    I am ready to install 3rd party software, please let me know, which software I have to install to disable win10 home upgrade.

    thanks
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  5. Posts : 301
    Windows 10 Pro 1709 16299.192
       2 Weeks Ago #5

    The only guaranteed way to stop Windows Update, is to disconnect the computer from the internet. That means Physically !
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  6. Posts : 2,749
    3-Win-7Prox64 2-Win10Prox64
       2 Weeks Ago #6

    Hi,
    Even 10 pro can only delay updates although there are methods to delay further with third party
    10 home is no doubt a sad joke of a version

    You always reinstall a system image before the upgrade to 10 happened if you have one
    Or clean install 7 or 8 if you didn't make a system image

    If this is a new computer that came with 10 home the pro upgrade will get you a little closer easier but for 120.us
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  7. Posts : 2,103
    17074.1002 Pro 17074.1002 Home
       2 Weeks Ago #7

    type services.msc in search, scroll down to Windows Update, right click and select properties, disable... then in settings, update and security, set to metered connection.
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  8.    2 Weeks Ago #8

    This is the best solution I found for Windows 10 Home users to take control of Windows Updates. I applied this about a month a go and have not had and trouble since.

    Allow only manual updates on Windows 10 - gHacks Tech News
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