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Challenge is as follows, client has an HP Desktop running Windows 8 Home, bought Windows 10 Pro OEM, wiped hard drive và went about installing from new DVD, upon reboot, the machine reports it is Windows 10 home which has khổng lồ be due lớn the fact that it was shipped with 8 trang chủ but also included a Windows 10 home license. Now I cannot use Windows 10 Pro Key that came with my install DVD because the option in control panel offers lớn enter a key lớn upgrade Win 10 trang chủ to Win 10 Pro.....my key is not upgrade key is full install key. When I enter my key it fails & will not activate. Ideas?


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Sep 25, 2017 at 08:04 UTC

I believe windows 10 OEM checks the BIOS of the windows 8 machine for a CD key and if it sees one it uses that edition of the bios windows as the version of windows 10 it installs.

so if it finds windows 8 home OEM key on your bios it installs windows 10 home OEM on your PC.

This is a great page khổng lồ use

http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-select-pro-edition-while-installing-windows-10/

A few more bits of information i found are as follows:

You can try upgrading your edition using this MS provided hàng hóa key

VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T

Alternatively kiểm tra this page

http://www.zdnet.com/article/going-pro-how-to-upgrade-windows-10-home-without-hassles/

This information may be slightly clearer

To tăng cấp from Windows 10 trang chủ if you have a Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro Pack, Windows 8.1 Pro, or Windows 8.1 Pro Pack product key, enter the generic/default/public key below. This key will tăng cấp your device khổng lồ Windows 10 Pro, but will not activate it.  VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66TAfter your device is upgraded lớn Windows 10 Pro, you"ll need to activate Windows with your Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro Pack, Windows 8.1 Pro, or Windows 8.1 Pro Pack hàng hóa key.