Going From Windows 10 Pro N to Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB

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  1. kkiller23

    kkiller23 MDL Novice

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    #1 kkiller23, Sep 13, 2015
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    I currently have Windows 10 Pro N installed, but it is starting to blue screen and i have other issues with the install (have had it installed since the Windows 10 Update went live). It was updated from a cracked copy of Windows 8.1 Pro N.

    I've been reading about and it seems that Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB is the safest copy of windows 10 to install. I'm just trying to figure out how to install Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB.

    I'm confused by the install instructions that murphy78 gives with his release.

    He says "Only the Enterprise versions have the gVLK (KMS Key) pre-installed" does this mean that it is just burn, install Enterprise LTSB and it is ready to go or do you still have to run some kind of KMS Activator?

    I was also wondering if you can install WMP on LTSB versions of Windows 10? It seems that Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro need it to run.
     
  2. damianfox

    damianfox MDL Senior Member

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    LTSB will ask you for a key at least the N version does, You'll use the GVLK for that.

    Install as normal then use MTK 2.6 to activate it, make sure you are connected to the internet when activating or else it wont activate.
     
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  3. EFA11

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    just install LTSB it doesn't ask for a key and use Microsoft Toolkit or KMSpico (or your favorite KMS solution) to activate.

    as far as WMP, dunno I don't even look to see if its installed in LTSB, dont use it. So someone else can answer that part :D
     
  4. damianfox

    damianfox MDL Senior Member

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    #4 damianfox, Sep 13, 2015
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    Yes the N LTSB version does ask you for a key. ;)

    N Versions don't contain WMP.
     
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    kkiller23 MDL Novice

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    #5 kkiller23, Sep 13, 2015
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    Can you install it using the Media Feature Pack like Normal Versions of Windows 10 or is it blocked some how in the LTSB version?

    I just have to try and find the link for the Media Feature Pack that works on Windows 10 again. I actually got the link from this site a few months ago, but can't find it anymore. What other things does the Media Feature Pack install? Would it be pointless to install a LTSB version and then go back install the Media Pack? Media player isn't the reason for the data farming is it? :p
     
  6. damianfox

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    Just install the Non-N LTSB it comes with WMP.

    As long as you turn off Telemetry in gpedit.msc youll be fine.
     
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  7. EFA11

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    N asks for a key? how :censored: is that. And why? also you should be able to "skip" that, no?

    Guess thats my next VM to check.
     
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    Yes N LTSB asks for a key, Yeah you can skip it, I just put the GVLK in there anyway why not heh
     
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    wonder what the point MS has with that lol

    Thanks for the info, haven't messed with N's yet.
     
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