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Can i upgrade to Win 10 pro from my Win8.1 home?

  1. #1


    Posts : 9
    window 8.1

    Can i upgrade to Win 10 pro from my Win8.1 home?


    Using Media Creation Tool?

    i see these articals talking about hackers getting genuine Win10pro from their pirated windows, and i have genuine win8.1 and I've been wondering.

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  2. #2


    Yes, you can upgrade with the tool, it explains that here in step three,

    Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums

    Don't believe everything you read about pirated versions getting genuine W10, it ain't happening.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 529
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    No win 8.1 pro gets win 10 pro win 8.1 home gets win 10 home.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 9
    window 8.1


    yes but my question is can i get the PRO version from the HOME version of win8.1??
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  5. #5


    Posts : 9
    window 8.1


    ok thanks.

    edit: but what happens when i upgrade using Win10 pro ISO??
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  6. #6


    Quote Originally Posted by Darkheros09 View Post
    ok thanks.

    edit: but what happens when i upgrade using Win10 pro ISO??
    I doubt it will let you as your activation code in win 8.1 is for home
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Can i upgrade to Win 10 pro from my Win8.1 home?
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