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Windows 7 Home Premium OEM to Windows 10 Pro

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I will be doing a Windows 10 build soon. I have heard that Microsoft still allows you to use a Windows 7 key from an old install to get Windows 10 to activate. Now I bought an OEM version of Windows 7 Home Premium a while back and am looking to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro. If I put in my Windows 7 key will it only give me the option to go to Windows 10 Home? Or will I be able to use it to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro as well?

 

If it won't i'm totally fine with using a site like Kinguin.net to purchase a Windows 10 Pro key, just want to know what to expect. I already made a flash drive with Windows 10 on it.


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Hi,

 

The upgrade will give you Windows 10 Home.

 

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Indeed, Win7 Home will upgrade to Win10 Home.

 

That being said, once you've done that upgrade, you can still go pro if you purchase a license for same (and you can upgrade from Home to Pro in Windows 10 itself:  Settings, Update & Security, Activation Pane, Change product key link).   Recycled licenses for Windows 10 Pro are available for a song on eBay these days.


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Keep your Win 7 key ready and visit here

 

https://www.microsof...nload/windows10


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Thanks for the responses y'all! Very helpful.


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