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Supersons
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Upgrade to Windows 10 Home to Pro defaults back to Home

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Hi,

 

I need to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro from Home to allow me to use remote desktop.  When I try to run upgrade from the store or USB it tries to reinstall Windows 10 Home.

 

Thanks

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Thanks for the help.  Found another article and got it working by adding a PID.txt file to the source folder within the windows install

 

[PID]
Value=VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T

 

The key is the generic key that can be used for upgrading.  Once Windows is upgraded, use the key provided to you to activate the software

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Hi

So you have bought a copy of W10 pro and use the Licence Key during install?

Did you make your own USB?

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

 

 

NB: There are lots of RDP protocols and VPN's that may be an alternative, depending on what you want to achieve.

For Instance I use RealVNC to control a desktop on a Raspberry Pi.

 

 

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Hi

the problem comes from the fact that the key used is incorporated in the system!
I did not find the link there is a method, you must create a special installation DVD
try this:

https://www.lifewire.com/upgrade-windows-10-home-to-pro-4178259

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you have to check, my english and too bad and no time ..
this should be this:

https://www.askvg.com/fix-cant-select-windows-10-pro-edition-during-clean-installation/



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Thanks for the help.  Found another article and got it working by adding a PID.txt file to the source folder within the windows install

 

[PID]
Value=VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T

 

The key is the generic key that can be used for upgrading.  Once Windows is upgraded, use the key provided to you to activate the software

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Emoticone et smiley dit bravo

 



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