Can I transfer Windows 11 home product key to windows 10 pro

Mayukha Kadiyam 0 Reputation points
2023-09-15T17:04:24.56+00:00

Dear Sir/Madam,

I have purchased Windows 11 Home recently. However, my machine is not compatible to use Windows 11 as it does not have sufficient prerequisites for Windows 11.
So, Could you please help me by transferring the Windows 11 product key to Windows 10.

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  1. S.Sengupta 10,861 Reputation points MVP
    2023-09-16T01:17:20.4333333+00:00

    No, you cannot use a Windows 11 Home product key to install or activate Windows 10 Pro. Windows product keys are specific to their respective versions, and they are not interchangeable between different editions or versions of Windows.


  2. Docs 14,736 Reputation points
    2023-09-16T04:12:18.0166667+00:00

    When a Windows 10 or 11 computer is updated its licensing data is stored on Microsoft servers.

    Once licensing data is stored on Microsoft servers it enables disk drive replacements or clean installs.

    Windows 11 can be replaced with Windows 10 while maintaining thee same Windows edition (home > home; pro > pro).

    Windows iso are free.

    If there are any activation problems then run the activation troubleshooter.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/9230-download-windows-10-iso-file.html

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/using-the-windows-activation-troubleshooter-d717cdff-cf19-9770-7198-40119c2a696c

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/get-help-with-windows-activation-errors-09d8fb64-6768-4815-0c30-159fa7d89d85

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    See this link to move from Windows 10 home to Windows 10 Pro:

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/13986-upgrade-windows-10-home-windows-10-pro.html

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  3. Kapil Arya 6,651 Reputation points MVP
    2023-09-16T12:13:18.9566667+00:00

    AFAIK, you can't use Windows 11 key with Windows 10.

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  4. Mayukha Kadiyam 0 Reputation points
    2023-09-20T05:56:31.6466667+00:00

    Can I transfer Windows 11 product key to Windows 10?

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  5. Docs 14,736 Reputation points
    2023-09-20T07:21:37.6966667+00:00

    A move from an installed Windows 11 to Windows 10 can be performed and requires a Windows 10 clean install.

    An exception is the 10 day default go back period after an upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11. For the downgrade the go back option can be clicked.

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    Most Windows 10 computers can be upgraded to Windows 11 in a supported or unsupported fashion.

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