Windows 10: Upgrading from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro Without Updating

Discus and support Upgrading from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro Without Updating in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; Hi. My laptop is Windows 10 Home but I am still staying on Version 1903, due to my preference of the search box. But, I want to get the Microsoft... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/simochiology, Oct 29, 2020.

  1. Upgrading from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro Without Updating


    Hi. My laptop is Windows 10 Home but I am still staying on Version 1903, due to my preference of the search box. But, I want to get the Microsoft Virtual Machine and the option to defer updates, as in Windows 10 Pro .

    1) Will I be able to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro without updating?

    2) Will I still be able to use Backup and Restore (Windows 7) and Restore Point?

    3) Will the system be confused and have errors due to the upgrade?

    4) Any other changes I should be concerned?

    Thank you.

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    /u/simochiology, Oct 29, 2020
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  2. MrGenius Win User

    Microsoft to make Windows 10 updates mandatory

    Well, at the moment at least, you can choose to defer upgrades. Under Settings > Windows Updates > Advanced options you need to check the box labeled "Defer upgrades". What does that do? Good question. The answer I've found might illuminate it to a degree.

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/defer-upgrades-in-windows-10

    I hear this only applies to Pro and Enterprise editions. But I can't verify that.
     
    MrGenius, Oct 29, 2020
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  3. 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, Oct 29, 2020
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  4. 95Viper Win User

    Upgrading from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro Without Updating

    Is it time for Windows 10 already?

    Again, for those that want the update reservation and you meet the requirements ---> Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

    And, some info from the FAQ page:

    Also, some interesting info from the Specifications page:

     
    95Viper, Oct 29, 2020
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