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  1.    28 Nov 2015 #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by NavyLCDR View Post
    Antaflu,

    Did you have Windows 10 Pro installed and activated before? If not, then you will either need to install and upgrade a Windows 7/8/8.1 Pro or purchase a Windows 10 Pro upgrade pack (Windows Store).

    If you did have Windows 10 Pro installed and activated before, then the solution is easy. What happened was on the clean install, the installation read the Windows 8 Home product key stored in bios and picked Windows 10 Home to install and activate based on that. If you had Windows 10 Pro installed before then click on Settings, Updates and Security, Activation tab. Click on Change product key, answer yes to the question. Enter the Windows 10 Pro generic product key:
    VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T

    That will trigger the upgrade to Pro, and if you had Pro installed and activated before, it will activated based upon the activation that was previously stored on Microsoft activation servers.
    THANK YOU! This did it. I have now Windows 10 Pro installed and activated!
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  2.    28 Nov 2015 #12
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Quote Originally Posted by Antaflu View Post
    THANK YOU! This did it. I have now Windows 10 Pro installed and activated!
    Glad it worked for you!
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  3.    29 Nov 2015 #13
    Join Date : Jun 2015
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    Quote Originally Posted by Antaflu View Post
    THANK YOU! This did it. I have now Windows 10 Pro installed and activated!
    Like we all said - change product key - enter windows 10 pro key..

    You said you had the pro key and did not work when you entered it..
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  4.    29 Nov 2015 #14
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kyhi View Post
    Like we all said - change product key - enter windows 10 pro key..

    You said you had the pro key and did not work when you entered it..
    You saw my screenshot right? When just entering my product key it didn't work. I had to enter the generic Windows 10 Pro key, upgrade Windows 10 Home to Pro and then enter my own Windows 10 Pro key...
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