Windows 10: Downgrade to Windows 10 Home from Windows 10 Education

Discus and support Downgrade to Windows 10 Home from Windows 10 Education in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; I just bought a used laptop via eBay. It came with Windows 10 Education. I want to do a clean install but I can't activate without a "education" email.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by Tom Balaban, Jul 2, 2019.

  1. Downgrade to Windows 10 Home from Windows 10 Education


    I just bought a used laptop via eBay. It came with Windows 10 Education. I want to do a clean install but I can't activate without a "education" email. Can I install Windows 10 Home without purchasing a new Windows key?


    I hope so or I'll have to install Linux. It's not worth paying for Windows on device that only cost $75.

    :)
     
    Tom Balaban, Jul 2, 2019
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  2. 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, Jul 2, 2019
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  3. Ahhzz Win User
    Windows 10 Tweaks

    As you may already know, Windows 10 (as well as Windows 8) allow you to log in with a valid Microsoft account, instead of creating a local account that only works on your machine. However, you may prefer to keep a local account for privacy reasons. If you do, though, some Windows 10 features—like Cortana—may not work. Despite the default behavior, the Windows 10 Store is not one of them. You can still log in to your Microsoft account for just the Store without switching to a full Microsoft account. The process, however, is not terribly obvious. To do so, follow these steps:

    • Launch the Store from your Start menu.
    • Click the user icon next to the search box.
    • Click “Sign-in” from the menu that appears.
    • Choose “Microsoft account” and log in like normal.
    • When the “Make it yours” box appears do not enter your password. Instead, click “Sign in to just this app instead.”
    from Lifehacker
     
    Ahhzz, Jul 2, 2019
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  4. Delta6326 Win User

    Downgrade to Windows 10 Home from Windows 10 Education

    Delta6326, Jul 2, 2019
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