1.    18 Dec 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 47
    win 10

    New Computer Wont let me Install Win 10 Pro


    It automatically installs Win Home and not pro, I have digital entitlement for pro, Is there a partition on new machine I need to delete like "recovery" or is it stored in Uefi ?
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  2.    18 Dec 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    Posts : 5,548
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by tonez View Post
    It automatically installs Win Home and not pro, I have digital entitlement for pro, Is there a partition on new machine I need to delete like "recovery" or is it stored in Uefi ?
    If this is a new computer how do you have a digital entitlement for Pro? The digital entitlement should be for your old computer.
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  3.    18 Dec 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,552
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by tonez View Post
    It automatically installs Win Home and not pro, I have digital entitlement for pro, Is there a partition on new machine I need to delete like "recovery" or is it stored in Uefi ?
    Change the product key to:
    VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T

    That's the Windows 10 Pro generic product key. When you change the product key, it will upgrade to Pro, and if you have a digital entitlement it will activate.

    If you don't have a digital entitlement for Pro for that computer, it will not activate.

    Windows 10 setup reads product keys from the computer's UEFI or BIOS and installs the matching version automatically. You have a product key for Windows Home (Core) in UEFI or BIOS. Windows 10 setup read that product key and used it to install Home automatically without giving you the choice.
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  4.    18 Dec 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    Posts : 5,548
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by NavyLCDR View Post
    Change the product key to:
    VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T

    That's the Windows 10 Pro generic product key. When you change the product key, it will upgrade to Pro, and if you have a digital entitlement it will activate.

    If you don't have a digital entitlement for Pro for that computer, it will not activate.

    Windows 10 setup reads product keys from the computer's UEFI or BIOS and installs the matching version automatically. You have a product key for Windows Home (Core) in UEFI or BIOS. Windows 10 setup read that product key and used it to install Home automatically without giving you the choice.
    I just had a HP computer die on me. I moved the SSD with the Insider Pro install to another HP computer and it would run but it wouldn't activate. This was the free version that I got for joining the Insider program when it first started.
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  5.    21 Dec 2016 #5
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 47
    win 10
    Thread Starter

    Upgraded and activated thanks for help
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