I have already tried resetting my laptop to factory settings but windows still shows up as Windows 10 Pro. Please try a different key. I wanted to try and avoid a clean install. I can't activate it and I have only this key. Or will I have to get the sledgehammer out and do a clean install? Maybe the version I'm using of Office 2013 is a trial one, thus it's not allowing me to proceed? This saves you from having to do a complete re-install with a modified ei.
I purchased a Windows 10 Pro Professional Upgrade Key but I get an error saying the product key didn't work 0xC0020036. Note: The route I went with the Window edition change resulted in me requiring a full license for Windows 10 Pro and this is reflected in the upgrade cost as I believe an upgrade from home to pro should have cost me £120 but instead it ended up costing me £220 which is quite a lot when you consider the tablet was only £200. Then Windows 10 pro would be available there. You now don't need the lenova key now as its tied to email address. You can do a clean install with that key.
However if you unplug your network cable at step 6, then press Start, it will proceed to upgrade to Windows 10 pro. Problem is after updating installing some keyboards did not work such as keyboards 1,2,3,4 and spacebar. Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. What a pity and greedy thing, a gaming and expensive laptop with a Home version! I purchased a windows 10 pro product key from microsoft to upgrade my windows 10 home edition, but when I enter the new key it says We couldn't activate Windows- The product key you entered can't be used to activate this edition of Windows. I have had a key for Microsoft Office 2013 since I used Win 7.
Thanks for sharing useful information! Only upgrades are available through the store, since you must be running Windows in order to access the store. So I enter control panel, choose Uninstall program and click Synaptics pointing Device driver to uninstall it. The above comment using the default key works like a charm, however I want to add if you are connected to internet via wireless or Ethernet it will not work. You can use the above given Windows 10 serial keys during installation to proceed further. To upgrade from Windows 10 Home if you have a Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro Pack, Windows 8. Not the answer you're looking for? Do purchase or enter key below for how you would like to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro.
It's the same key from win 7, but now it doesnt give me the access. Also, I've just tried to search for microsoft page to download that specific Office, but I havent found it either. Only upgrades are available through the store, since you must be running Windows in order to access the store. I would like to install Windows 10 Pro on a device that appears to be only available for purchase with Windows 10 Home installed. I have been hired for a work from home job that requires Windows 10 Pro. Maybe I've used the wrong version of Office 2013 or so? Would you like to answer one of these instead? I don't think you have ever been able to go back to Home though, and have no idea why its like that? Once your pc has restarted you can then enter your own Windows 10 professional key. I made sure to check that the product key is correct and it is.
Update — Fill the links after seeing the version you are installing. Probably you installed Office 365. Is it possible to upgrade to windows 10 pro without doing a complete new install? My guess is that whatever I had as a key was not eligable for the upgrade combination i was trying via the store. They cannot supply full versions. Browse other questions tagged or.
When completed, use your purchased Win 10 Pro key to activate. I never gave Credit card numbers either. I have a Lenovo laptop which upgraded from Windows 8. Thanks You can only upgrade Windows to the same version Pro or Home that you are running presently. I see Synaptics pointing Device driver version 19. Hope this helps other Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date 1 Feb 28, 2019 0 Nov 26, 2018 3 Oct 8, 2018 4 Sep 15, 2018 5 Aug 17, 2018 8 Aug 14, 2018 1 Aug 11, 2018 1 Aug 10, 2018 1 Aug 2, 2018 1 Jul 30, 2018 1 Jul 25, 2018 1 Jul 15, 2018 1 Jul 9, 2018 1 Jun 16, 2018 1 May 8, 2018 4 May 6, 2018 1 May 6, 2018 1 Apr 9, 2018 1 Jan 30, 2018 1 Jan 17, 2018. Hello Thanks for the useful guide.
After installing windows 10, windows start to download and install update. Can anyone offer any advice on the following: Purchased a brand new Windows 10 tablet running the home edition. Meanwhile If you came for Windows 10 Product key and Download link Then scroll down to bottom. This then changed the edition and showed Windows as not being activated and allowed me to to get to the Microsoft store and obtain a new key. What your experiences are and also how you feel it running on your machine.
Question is why does it not go both ways not much additional coding required. After that my keyboard get back to normal. I haven't tested it lately but at one time you could go to from Pro to Education with a product key change, and back to Pro with another change key. I had exactly this problem. Please try a different key.
So I tried reactivating the lenovo laptop back to Windows 10 Home edition but now I have an issue with windows not recognizing the lenovo product key. This then changed the edition and showed Windows as not being activated and allowed me to to get to the Microsoft store and obtain a new key. . Since you have legitimate key for windows 10 pro then why you did update to windows 10 home? Now, it's expired again and I cannot use Office. Now, how geeky-licious is that? I opened Aida 64 and checked it's Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013. Try upgrading your edition of Windows again.