How to Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Pro

Firstly ensure your virus software is temporally disabled during the upgrade process.

Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise Using an Existing Product Key

Once you have your Windows 10 key ready select System.


Select About then Change product key or upgrade your edition of Windows.


Click Yes if User Account Control comes up.


Enter your product key for the edition you are upgrading to, whether it is Pro or Enterprise. Then wait while the product key verified.

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 Make sure all open applications are closed and your work is saved then start the upgrade. Wait while the upgrade process kicks off. Your computer will be restarted several times throughout this process.

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The amount of time the upgrade takes will vary between systems. But in my experience, it only took 5 to 10 minutes.

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That’s it! Close out of the upgrade complete verification screen and start using your new edition of Windows.


Can't upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Pro!

Option 1:

Option 2: 

After the installation media is created, suggest you to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro from the installation media. When the upgrade asks for product key, enter the product key purchased for Windows 10 Pro. If it does not accept, suggest you to skip the activation step. After the Operating System is installed, suggest you to activate by phone by following the steps below:

Option 3: 

Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro using the following default product key:


After upgrading, proceed to enter the Windows 10 Pro key you got.

Click Start > Settings > Update & security > Activation > Change the product key

Enter the product key, close then restart your computer, it should reactivate automatically.