Windows 10: Activation of Windows and Product Key

Discus and support Activation of Windows and Product Key in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; I want to upgrade from windows 10 home to windows 10 pro. My windows 10 Home is activated using a digital license linked to my Microsoft account. Will... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by OAJJAIN, Jul 6, 2019.

  1. OAJJAIN Win User

    Activation of Windows and Product Key


    I want to upgrade from windows 10 home to windows 10 pro. My windows 10 Home is activated using a digital license linked to my Microsoft account. Will the digital license of windows 10 home work on windows 10 pro?

    :)
     
    OAJJAIN, Jul 6, 2019
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  2. Activate windows 10 after re-installing (I have lost my product key)

    I own a Lenovo T430 laptop. In 2017, I installed Windows 10 using my original Windows 7 product key. Unfortunately, I cannot find that product key anymore. I need to re-install windows 10. Will it be automatically activated after the installation, if I skip the step of asking the product key during the installation?

    In my opinion, I believe that my laptop will have a digital entitlement stored on the Microsoft Activation Servers and this will not be a problem. Is that true?

    If not, please suggest me a solution or a workaround.
     
    Kushan Randima, Jul 6, 2019
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  3. Sher Amo Win User
    Product key

    Hi Megan,

    A product key is used when activating a software.
    To help us determine the appropriate troubleshooting steps that can resolve your concern, we'd like to ask the following questions:

    • What product are you trying to activate?
    • Are you looking for the product key to activate your Office application?
    • Which version of Office are you trying to activate? To check this, you can perform the steps posted on this
      link.
    • Are you looking for the product key to activate your Windows?

    We look forward to your response.
     
    Sher Amo, Jul 6, 2019
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  4. Josef Bri Win User

    Activation of Windows and Product Key

    Windows 10 upgrade activation product key requirement no skip

    Hi Anil,

    To quote Andre's post, can you please try the following steps as well right after you got the product key from the steps that was provided to you above.

    • Click Start
    • Settings
    • Find Update & Security
    • On the left pane of the page, click Activation
    • In the change the product key section, enter the product key you have
    • Click Next to activate.
    Let us know how it goes so we can provide you with a better solution.
     
    Josef Bri, Jul 6, 2019
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