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Abduelshiemy
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How can I go back to windows 10 home from windows 10 pro?

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   Hi, I wanted to do the remote laptop thing and I learned that windows 10 home had no setting that would allow me to control it from my Mobile. So I had to  to upgrade to windows 10 pro, and got a key by a website Internet, everything worked perfectly, I just wanted to try it out. But now my  laptop has a "Activation windows is Activated. Is there anyway could go back to windows 10 home?Activation windows is Activated.png

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tsac
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Why, but if you have the original disks that come with the laptop it can be done. I would copy any files you want to keep like emails and contacts then just to a factory reload or recovery using the disks.

 

Still wonder why you dont just leave it on PRO.

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Abduelshiemy
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Windows Home the key OEM & Windows Pro the key Not OEM

 

I know that Windows is Activated

 

I am afraid that the key to Windows Professional is not genuine, so I want to go back

Abdelrahman Elshiemy
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Paul_Tikkanen
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Hi, @Abduelshiemy

 

I don't see a thing wrong with your W10 Pro license and activation by looking at your screenshot.

 

It W10 Pro was not genuine, it would not have activated, or you would have gotten a message that Windows is not genuine.

 

In any event...You can clean install W10 as follows...

 

To reinstall W10...Use the Media Creation Tool.  Make the 64 bit installation media.

 

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

 

You can make a W10 USB flash drive installer using an 8 GB flash drive using another Windows PC, since your PC is not working.

 

W10 will find the W10 Home product key in the BIOS, install and automatically activate once you are connected to the internet.

 

Here are the steps to create the W10 USB flash drive installer...

 

  1. Select Download tool now, and select Run.
  2. If you agree to the license terms, select Accept.
  3. On the What do you want to do? page, select Create installation media for another PC, and then select Next.
  4. Select the language, edition, and architecture (64-bit or 32-bit) for Windows 10. You want 64 bit.

  5. Select which media you want to use:
  6. USB flash drive.  Plug in a blank USB flash drive with at least 8GB of space. Any content on the flash drive will be deleted.

After W10 installs, you can install the drivers and available software from your PC's support page.

 

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tsac
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All good as suggested by the previous post but if the system is not stating activation is needed I would leave it alone.

Windows Pro offers some features you may find good over Windows Home.

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