How to Upgrade From Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro?

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Upgrading from Windows 10 Home edition to Windows 10 Pro edition is quite simple.

Enter the Windows 10 Pro product key you purchased from us and the upgrade process will begin.

You may get an error “0xC004F050 during the upgrade process, in this case, there is nothing to worry about, just restart your computer and your Windows will upgrade itself to the Pro version then you can do activation as well.

If you still have the Home edition even after restarting your computer, your windows may not have changed its old key, in this case you need to enter your Windows 10 Pro key into your computer with CMD.

Here is  the instruction for changing the product key via CMD:

First you need to open CMD and enter following command:

slmgr.vbs /ipk KEY

Please replace the “KEY” with the product key received from us.

So, your product key will be changed successfully and after restart your computer will be upgraded to Windows 10 Pro edition and activated as well.

However if you receive an error which states :

“Error: 0xC004F069 on a computer running Microsoft Windows non-core edition, run ‘slui.exe 0x2a 0xC004F069′ to display the error text.”

That means you probably have a non-core Windows 10 Home edition.

Unfortunately, non-core edition can’t be upgraded to Windows 10 Pro directly so you need to reinstall Windows 10 Pro with clean installation.

You can check HERE for clean installation instructions as guide.

If you don’t want to do a clean installation or if you don’t have time for this please contact us so we can try to help you via trying to upgrade your Home edition to Enterprise edition instead of Pro edition.