Upgrading Win 10 Home to Pro

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by sherrynM, Mar 4, 2019.

  1. sherrynM

    sherrynM MDL Novice

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    I have an HP Laptop that came with Windows 8 Home pre-installed and activated subsequently it upgraded itself to Windows 10 Home.

    Now I want to upgrade Win 10 Home to Pro without using any activation tool so that the new Windows Pro will be Genuine.

    Proposed method is to clean install Windows 7 Ultimate (and activate it) and upgrade to Windows 10 Pro.

    If I follow the above path will my newly installed Windows Pro remain activated or revert back to Windows Home once I connect to Internet?
     
  2. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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  3. sherrynM

    sherrynM MDL Novice

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    #4 sherrynM, Mar 4, 2019
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    Which means I can use hwid directly on Windows 10 Home without going through all the trouble of installing Windows 7 and proceeding .....
     
  4. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Yep, but install or upgrade at least (from Home) to Pro
     
  5. sherrynM

    sherrynM MDL Novice

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    Thanks, I'll update the progress.
     
  6. atgpud2003

    atgpud2003 MDL Senior Member

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    Copy the code above, disconnect internet first, then upgrade the product key and wait a while until asking to reboot pc, then once reboot it and wait 30 seconds and re-connect internet and will activated.

    Works for me..

    ATGPUD2003