Windows 10: Help I installed HOME instead of PRO - can I update without re-install Solved

  1.    03 Aug 2016 #1

    Help I installed HOME instead of PRO - can I update without re-install

    Hi there

    I installed HOME instead of PRO by mistake on clean re-install
    Can I upgrade to PRO without doing another clean install --I have a digital entitlement for it.

    My error at the install prompt --I always tell other to READ the screen prompts when installing anything -- I've fallen into my own trap.


    I need PRO --Language packs, RDP remote server and HYPER-V. Otherwise I would just leave it.

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  2. Posts : 30,716
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17713
       03 Aug 2016 #2

    Hello Jimbo, :)

    The tutorial below may be able to help you.

    Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro
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  3.    03 Aug 2016 #3

    Hi there

    Thanks Shawn
    Entered the default key (it wanted a key) and then installed OK. On Boot Activated OK.


    I didn't fancy re-installing a whole slew of stuff again --Had some VM's and whatever -- I inly noticed when I couldn't find HYPER-V or get RDP working as well as problems with Language pack installs.

    and thanks. !!

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  4. Posts : 30,716
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17713
       03 Aug 2016 #4

    You're most welcome mate. :)
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