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Notebooks => Windows 8 / 10 Upgrade for MSI systems => Topic started by: nai_yai on 04-June-19, 08:54:26

Title: Finish upgrade to Win 10 Pro but it return to Win 10 Home after clean install
Post by: nai_yai on 04-June-19, 08:54:26
Hi all

I own MSI GS75 8SF coming with Windows 10 Home

I purchased Windows 10 Pro license and already upgrade it to Pro. I also already Activate Win 10 Pro. It works well.

But.... but.. but...

I do a clean install Windows 10 again with a latest image download from Microsoft website.
After clean install. My OS return to Windows 10 home ! ! ! !
Why???

Does anybody help me? Let me know, how can I do a clean install and I get Windows 10 Pro
Title: Re: Finish upgrade to Win 10 Pro but it return to Win 10 Home after clean install
Post by: shaneggpierce on 08-June-19, 21:50:29
Hi all

I own MSI GS75 8SF coming with Windows 10 Home

I purchased Windows 10 Pro license and already upgrade it to Pro. I also already Activate Win 10 Pro. It works well.

But.... but.. but...

I do a clean install Windows 10 again with a latest image download from Microsoft website.
After clean install. My OS return to Windows 10 home ! ! ! !
Why???

Does anybody help me? Let me know, how can I do a clean install and I get Windows 10 Pro

Facing the same issue here too. Help is highly appreciated.

Thanks in advance,
Regards,
Shane
Title: Re: Finish upgrade to Win 10 Pro but it return to Win 10 Home after clean install
Post by: jeffmarsden on 18-June-19, 14:06:46
Same for me
Title: Re: Finish upgrade to Win 10 Pro but it return to Win 10 Home after clean install
Post by: jeffmarsden on 19-June-19, 23:07:41
Found a work around - but not ideal for Windows 10 Home to Pro


Good luck
Title: Re: Finish upgrade to Win 10 Pro but it return to Win 10 Home after clean install
Post by: sunscreen on 19-June-19, 23:51:44
Windows 10, both home and pro should keep the Windows key in the firmware so that after any update, upgrade or fresh install the Windows key is there and you get the Windows that you paid for. 
Unfortunately many people still have problems such as bought Pro but it resets to Home.
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-update-winpc/restore-from-windows-10-pro-to-genuine-windows-10/bba4c118-847f-476c-94eb-184184a778e6 (https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-update-winpc/restore-from-windows-10-pro-to-genuine-windows-10/bba4c118-847f-476c-94eb-184184a778e6)
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-windows_install/windows-10-pro-reverts-back-to-windows-10-home/266cc755-aed4-4bca-9a8d-330e2be36765 (https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-windows_install/windows-10-pro-reverts-back-to-windows-10-home/266cc755-aed4-4bca-9a8d-330e2be36765)

I suggest that when you install Windows, keep a copy of the Windows key in a safe place away from the computer.
Title: Re: Finish upgrade to Win 10 Pro but it return to Win 10 Home after clean install
Post by: pennknig on 20-June-19, 01:08:21
Hi all
I own MSI GS75 8SF coming with Windows 10 Home
I purchased Windows 10 Pro license and already upgrade it to Pro. I also already Activate Win 10 Pro. It works well.
But.... but.. but...
I do a clean install Windows 10 again with a latest image download from Microsoft website.
After clean install. My OS return to Windows 10 home ! ! ! !
Why???
Does anybody help me? Let me know, how can I do a clean install and I get Windows 10 Pro
Windows registers to the hardware on your system, it stays that way unless you enter the Pro key during the clean install process.