Windows 10: How to upgrade and activate Win 10 Home N(unactivated) to Win 10 Pro N Solved

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  1.    21 Feb 2016 #11

    I spoke too soon; not all the pro features made it over, I was missing groups under computer management. I had the same problem as this user had when they upgraded: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/fe6c0606-c0a7-4af7-8c70-24e2f3bfc5bf/remote-desktop-select-users-grayed-out?forum=win10itpronetworking
    He tried the recovery, but only with partial success, I will give it a try but I fear I am going to have to do a clean install. If so I hope I can reuse the same OEM key.
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  2.    21 Feb 2016 #12

    inertia said: View Post
    I spoke too soon; not all the pro features made it over, I was missing groups under computer management.

    Are you looking under System Tools, Local Users and Groups?

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  3.    21 Feb 2016 #13

    Your image shows what my home --> upgraded to pro version looks like. But, I am expecting this (it what my other win 10 pro install looks like):

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    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    Are you looking under System Tools, Local Users and Groups?
    Last edited by inertia; 21 Feb 2016 at 20:23.
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  4.    22 Feb 2016 #14

    Mine is a clean install of Windows 10 Pro (non-"N" version). Is there a specific reason you need all those extra groups?
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  5.    22 Feb 2016 #15

    Really, I am surprised your install is not showing all those components. - You should really look into that.

    (The N version I have just means it is missing windows Media Player, it should otherwise be the same as yours) And to answer your question:

    - I need the Remote Desktop Users Group in order to allow non-admins to server as Remote Desktop hosts.
    - In the future I may need some of those other components.
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