How to Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Pro

Instructions for upgrading from Home to Professional version of Windows 10

It may be necessary that you want to go from Windows 10 Home (Home) to Windows 10 (Pro) Professional (upgrade edition) to take advantage of all the benefits of the older version.

There are several ways to upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Professional:

  1. Reinstalling the system with the Windows 10 Pro installation disk

  2. Buying a digital license from the Microsoft Store

  3. Using the upgrade key to Windows 10 Pro

This article shows the built-in upgrade method WITHOUT reinstalling the system with the key!

To upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro, you will need an upgrade key.

You have to enter the upgrade key VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-....(Read more)

First of all you need to TURN OFF THE INTERNET!

Otherwise you will get error 0x803fa067 and will not be able to update your system!


Disconnecting the Internet

  1. Click on the Internet icon Internet Enabled Icon

    Select «Network and Internet settings»

  2. Click «Configuring the adapter settings»

  3. Choose your own «Adapter» And click «Disconnect network device»

Entering the key and starting the update process

  1. After disconnecting the Internet, go to «Main»

  2. In the window «Windows Settings» Click on → «Updates and Security»

  3. In the left window of the list «Updates and security» Click on «Activate».

  4. Next, click on "Change Product Key".

  5. Select «Update Key»

    VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T and click on «Further»
  6. After that you will be asked to close all applications

    Close all applications and click on «Start»

  7. The upgrade to Professional will begin

  8. When the update is complete you will see an error:


    Don't worry! That's the way it should be!

  9. Reboot the computer!

  10. Opening:
    Windows Settings → Update and Security → Activate and you can see that the Operating System has been updated to the Professional version!

You will now need the Windows 10 Professional activation key after the upgrade!

Turning on the Internet in Windows 10

  1. Click on the icon «Globe» Internet Disable Icon Then click on «Network and Internet Settings»
  2. Click on «Setup adapter settings»

  3. Choosing «Own adapter» And click «Turning on a network device»

Comments (12)

05 Oct 2022
It works, tested) October 2k22, the method is quite working
3 / 6
02 Sep 2022
It was all normal and without error, as written. Thank you, good luck!
2 / 4
26 Aug 2022
Thank you so much! It all worked out))))
2 / 2
01 Aug 2022
Everything works, thank you!
2 / 1
29 Jun 2022
All clear, thank you.
2 / 1
22 Jun 2022
God give the author good health! Got it, all neat)
5 / 7
21 Jun 2022
It works! Thank you!
3 / 5
30 Mar 2022
Doesn't work when you reboot it still says it's Home edition
2 / 8
15 Mar 2022
It all worked out. Thanks
3 / 5
21 Feb 2022
So how to activate it, or after turning on the Internet, it activates itself is not clear.
2 / 5
10 Feb 2022
Fantastic! it works! thank you so much!
3 / 5
05 Dec 2021
Great! It worked, after the reboot I entered the key I bought on the cheap on your site and the activation went to the professional version! I recommend it to everyone.
2 / 4

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