Windows 10 – How to go from family to professional

If you have passed your Windows to Windows 10 family know that it is possible to switch “easily” into a professional version. Nevertheless the upgrade license that is provided gives you 30 days trial. After that you have to pay a license. If, for the needs of your business you have to switch to pro version here is the procedure, this method will avoid you to reinstall everything.

 

Before you update!

There is no way to back down! Except to format and redo the installation of Windows 10

You are entitled to 30 trial days and you must purchase the license to take full advantage of the Pro version

You must have the version of WINDOWS 10 BUILD V1511 (the November update)

To know the version of Windows a simple Winver command in the command prompt will tell you.

 

A free upgrade Windows 10 key for 30 days trial

To switch the family version (home) Pro version must go to the settings menu

 

Then Update and Security go to Activation then modify the product key and enter this key: VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T

 

 

The computer will then download the upgrade and then reboot you will be in Pro version.

 

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