How to Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Pro Ultimate Guides

The proper way to upgrade Windows 10 Home to Pro is to purchase a product key. But, some users only tried the upgrade version, is it worth it for their PC or not? So you can use the default product key offered by Microsoft and upgrade your system without spending a penny.  

Today, in our post, we will discuss the step-by-step method to upgrade Windows 10 Home to Pro. If you are interested, stay with us, and read the entire article to get the complete information.

How to Locate Product Key of Windows 10

Windows 10 can be downloaded digitally, or it is available on the Microsoft Store for users to buy a license of. You will find a copy of the product key of Windows 10 on your Microsoft account.

You will receive a confirmation email from Microsoft with a product key. If it is not available inbox, check your spam folder, locate the email, log into Microsoft Store, click on Downloads> product keys > Subscription page, and try to find the product key.  

How to Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Pro using OEM Key

Open the search bar by pressing Windows key + R, and type: slui.exe in the search bar.


Press the Enter key.

Enter the product key, if the key is rejected, try the following default product key.


Select System after your Windows 10 key is ready.

Next select ‘About’, and then click on Change product key or upgrade your edition of Windows.


Click Yes from User Account Control.

Enter the product key and wait for verification of the key.

Before starting the upgrading process, it is better to create a backup to save your important data.

The upgrading process will take some time, and your system may restart several times.

On completing the upgrading process enter the Windows 10 Pro OEM product key.

Click Start > Settings > Update & Security > Activation > Change product key, and enter your new product key.


Press ‘Next’ to activate the pro version.


As soon as the upgrading process is completed, you can purchase the product key from Amazon or Microsoft Store. Open the Settings app, and tap on the ‘Go to Store’ option to a product key from the Windows Store.

Why the Activation of Windows 10 is Important


If you don’t activate Windows 10, you can use it for free on your PC, but there are multiple consequences for not activating the Windows

If you do have not a digital license, we will see a watermark on the desktop.

You can’t update customization items i.e. desktop wallpapers, slideshows, or backdrops from the Settings menu.


In case of not activating Windows, all customization options are disabled and you can’t have any technical help from Microsoft.

Likewise, the Star colors, taskbar, Action Center, and light and dark schemes also can’t be customized.

Get Genuine Windows 10 using the Windows 10 Product Keys

  • Windows 10 Professional Key: W269N-WFGWX-YVC9B-4J6C9-T83GX
  • Windows 10 Pro build 10240: VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T
  • Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB Key: 92NFX-8DJQP-P6BBQ-THF9C-7CG2H
  • Windows 10 Enterprise G: YYVX9-NTFWV-6MDM3-9PT4T-4M68B
  • Windows 10 Pro for Workstations: NRG8B-VKK3Q-CXVCJ-9G2XF-6Q84J
  • Windows 10 Education Key: NW6C2-QMPVW-D7KKK-3GKT6-VCFB2
  • Windows 10 Pro 2020: W269N-WFGWX-YVC9B-4J6C9-T83GX
  • Windows 10 Professional N Key: MH37W-N47XK-V7XM9-C7227-GCQG9
  • Windows 10 Enterprise Key: NPPR9-FWDCX-D2C8J-H872K-2YT43
  • Windows 10 Enterprise N Key: DPH2V-TTNVB-4X9Q3-TJR4H-KHJW4

How to use Command Prompt to find Windows 10 Product Key to Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Pro


Open the Search box by pressing Windows key + R.

Type ‘cmd’ in the search box, and select Command Prompt from the search results.


Right-click the program to ‘Run as Administrator’.


As soon as the Window is apparent, copy the following command

       wmic path softwarelicensingservice get OA3xOriginalProductKey

Paste the command, and press the ‘Enter’ button.

Final Words

So friends, with a little effort, you can access the Pro version of Windows 10. It is quite similar to its predecessor, but you will find a tailored experience with it.


Q: Is it possible to get Windows 10 for free?

Yes, it is possible to upgrade your system to Windows 10 for free.

Q: What is the process to upgrade Windows 10 Home to Pro?

Go to the Microsoft website, and click on ‘Get Windows 10 Pro’.

Q: What is the cost of upgrading Windows 10 to Pro?

You have to pay $99 for the purpose, you can also avail it on sale.

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