Windows 10: can i upgrade to windows 10 from windows 10 home

Discus and support can i upgrade to windows 10 from windows 10 home in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; i am looking to buy a retail version of the windows key rather than buying it directly from microsoft store.I currently run windows 10 home.If i buy... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by Matt Williams8, Dec 4, 2023.

  1. can i upgrade to windows 10 from windows 10 home


    i am looking to buy a retail version of the windows key rather than buying it directly from microsoft store.I currently run windows 10 home.If i buy and just click on "change key" and add the pro key, will this work?

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    Matt Williams8, Dec 4, 2023
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  2. Nordic Win User

    Windows 10 upgrade problem, no input accepted

    I really hate having to come here and ask for help, but I really am stumped. It hurts my geek pride. I have a PC with fairly modern hardware in it. It has a p8p67 pro in it. I have tried upgrading windows 10 on it twice now. Both times I have had the same result.

    After windows finishes upgrading it goes to the log in/set up screen. I can't do anything. No keyboard or mouse input is accepted.

    I will list some, or hopefully all, of the troubleshooting steps I have tried:
    • Move keyboard and mouse to different USB ports.
    • Try different keyboard or mouse.
    • Restart computer, repeatedly.
    • Google for related issues.
    • Update Bios, because why not.
    • Create boot media and revert to windows 7.
    The windows 10 system restore boot media works fine with keyboard and mouse. All USB ports work in windows 7. I don't know what is wrong. I suspect that windows 10 is lacking a driver of some sort, but since the computer accepts no input I have no way of checking for which driver let alone installing it.

    Please help me figure this out. If I have to revert back to windows 7 again, I am not going to get it upgraded to windows 10. Thank you in advanced.
     
    Nordic, Dec 4, 2023
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  3. Ahhzz Win User
    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Dec 4, 2023
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  4. Mussels Win User

    can i upgrade to windows 10 from windows 10 home

    Windows 10 upgrade problem, no input accepted

    i've seen this when the stock USB drivers went kaput. Only ever seen it once - i used a PCI USB 2.0 card and connected the mouse and keyboard to that, and manually updated the USB 2/USB 3 drivers.
     
    Mussels, Dec 4, 2023
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