Windows 10: Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro

Discus and support Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; I recently purchased a new laptop online that came with Windows 10 Home. While waiting to receive my laptop, I purchased the upgrade online for $99. I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by JoshHerold, Jan 24, 2019.

  1. Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro


    I recently purchased a new laptop online that came with Windows 10 Home. While waiting to receive my laptop, I purchased the upgrade online for $99. I have the laptop fully updated with windows updates, and I'm signed into the Microsoft account I bought the upgrade on. I can not find anywhere in the "windows store" or under "activation" where is says I can use that upgrade I purchased.

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    JoshHerold, Jan 24, 2019
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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 16, 2019
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  3. Frick Win User
    Windows 10 Release Date Announced

    Windows 10 Home will be $119, Pro $199.

    Microsoft: Windows 10 Home costs $119, Pro costs $199



    Which is good news actually, because Windows 8.1 is loads cheaper than previous versions (retail licensing at Windows 7 OEM prices). And it sort of puts a huge hole in the Windows subscription theory.
     
    Frick, Dec 16, 2019
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  4. Mussels Win User

    Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro

    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 16, 2019
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