Saturday, August 1, 2015

Upgrading to Windows 10 Pro from Windows Home Edition

After recently redeeming my free upgrade to Windows 10, I was left with Windows 10 Home Edition on several of my computers. As a developer, I minimally wanted Windows 10 Pro on at least my development computers, so I checked to see if there was an option to do a "Windows Anytime Upgrade" as was previously available with earlier editions of Windows (such as Windows Vista).

Unfortunately, I was not able to find any such links in the Windows Start Menu nor any references on the web as to how to accomplish this!

Fortunately, though the Windows Media Creation Tool allows you to create bootable USB media or ISO images for editions of Windows 10 that you may not even own (such as Windows 10 Pro)! Therefore, I decided to create an ISO image for Windows 10 Pro and launch the setup executable to begin the process of trying to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro:






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