Windows 10: activation of win 10 home with a win 10 pro key

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    win 10 home inactivated
       03 Dec 2015 #1

    activation of win 10 home with a win 10 pro key

    hello 10ers!

    i have tablet running win 10 and a licence for it too. win 10 home is preinstalled on my device. i just need to enter the code off my licence to activate it.

    however, i have a full licence on the way to me for win 10 pro.

    can i activate my win 10 home preinstall using a win 10 pro key and will it update to win 10 pro? or will my install only accept a home key?

    i was hoping to avoid deleting win 10 home, then fully reinstaling win 10 pro.


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    Windows 10 Pro
       03 Dec 2015 #2

    Hi James, welcome to the Ten Forums.

    You can simply change the product key in Settings, replacing the Home key with the Pro one. See this tutorial for instructions: Product Key - Change in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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