QUICK METHOD : Most product keys won't let you upgrade from an unactivated Windows 10 Home. Good news, with Qookeys, you can! Before upgrading, go to Windows Updates, download all updates and restart your computer. Next, go to Windows > Activation > Enter product key from Qookeys. If there is an error, don't worry, restart your PC again. Once restarted, your Windows 10 Pro should be activated. If this method does not work, read the rest of this article.
If the above method does not work, check your activation status. Do you have another key attached to your PC? Remove that first. Make sure you are running Windows 10 Home or Pro. Not Windows 10 Pro “N”, Windows 10 Pro “Workstation”, these are not the same edition of Windows. Contact us if you are not sure.
Learn more about the difference between Windows 10 Home compared to the Professional edition, see comparison.
Before you Begin (Couple of Facts):
1) Get your activation key ready. If you haven’t got one, buy Windows 10 Professional Product Key.
2) Sometimes, you may not be able to convert Windows 10 Home to Pro if your current Windows 10 Home is not activated yet. To find out, simply go to the Start menu, and type “About your PC”, under Windows Specifications, it should say “Windows 10 Home” and “Activated”.
What if my Windows 10 Home is not activated?
If your Windows 10 Home is not activated. Enter this generic key for Windows 10 Home. It will not activate it, but it will enable you to enter Windows 10 Pro key.
Once entered, you will be able to simply change the product key and use the Pro key you have purchased.
How to Convert from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Professional:
1) Go to Start menu, type “Activation”, click “Change Product Key” and enter the Product Key purchased from us.
2) This should initiate the upgrade process to Windows 10 Pro.
3) Make sure your PC is always connected to the internet during the activation process.
4) Windows 10 Pro should be activated once it is finished installing. There may be a couple of reboots during the process, so just stay tune.