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  1.    30 Sep 2016 #11
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    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    Running it from your desktop it will only allow an install of your existing version. You need the iso on bootable media (or run the MCT again and make USB media. See option one: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html). Boot from this and you should be offered Home or Pro.
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  2.    30 Sep 2016 #12
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    Ah okay thanks. Ahh great now I need to buy a usb Flash drive.....ugh
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  3.    30 Sep 2016 #13
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    I installed it to a usb drive and it IS still saying the same thing. I am going to scream.
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  4.    01 Oct 2016 #14
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Thekittymix View Post
    I installed it to a usb drive and it IS still saying the same thing. I am going to scream.
    Did you just copy the iso file to the USB flash drive, or did you burn the USB flash drive from the image contained in the ISO file? You should have burned the image contained in the ISO file to the USB flash drive. Then you probably need to go into the computer's UEFI or BIOS and set it to boot from the USB flash drive first and boot the computer from the USB flash drive.
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  5.    01 Oct 2016 #15
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    Er...sorry I am not good with laptops so what you said went out the other ear. I just clicked on the option to install it to my usb drive.
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  6.    01 Oct 2016 #16
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    You have to boot the computer from the USB flash drive. You will have to probably read the manual for your laptop to find out how to do that. If you tell us the exact make/model of the laptop, we might be able to look it up for you and tell you how to do it. When you first turn the computer on there will be a key to press - it could be DEL, INS, any of the F keys. Pressing that key right when you turn the computer on will bring up a menu of devices to boot from. If the USB flash drive is inserted when you do that, it should be among the devices listed to boot from.
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  7.    01 Oct 2016 #17
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    okay thanks! Ill try that
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