Windows 10: Upgrading to Windows 10 Pro from Windows 10 Single Language
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Yes, buy a new authentic key, then enter it as mentioned above. There is no magic free key that will do it, and be legally activated afterwards. You should be able to change the language (if that's all you want to do) without upgrading though?
no, windows home is single language and seems impossible to change language, any help ? thanks again.
Well, you can always add a Language pack for your preferred language. Problem is, when you get a major update (as I did from 12040 to 1511) you only get updated for the base-language - you have to add the language packs all over again.
My PC (despite being made for the UK market) had an OEM Windows 7 EN-US installed. The first upgrade to 12040 could only be done in the language of the original OS, so my Window 10 Home (12040) was also EN-US. When the time came for 1511 I decided to change all this. First I upgraded to 1511 EN-US (you can only do an upgrade to the same language if you wish to keep your installed programmes). Then I did an in-place install of 1511 EN-GB. At both installs I was offered the option to keep existing files and programmes. As you can see, it worked:
(and stayed as en-gb when upgraded to 1607)
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Ok after i keep fixing my switchable graphics microsoft keep coming along and messing it up again by auto updating with wrong drivers!
in the update list i see the wrong AMD video driver and i cant stop it from installing
so ultimately i had...
Source: Delivering a single unified Store experience in Windows 10
I think i have finally found the reason for the extremely slow installation of build 10049:
While it was installing, i took a look at Task Manager.
At aproximately 33% there is a high network activity -- meaning it's downloading something in the...
Windows update has the new build 9926 as a Single Language edition available.
....... Properties still show as Windows 8....
It is being distributed with a pid as follows: