M365 Business Premium - contains Windows license or not?

Pavel yannara Mirochnitchenko 10,776 Reputation points

We are trying to find out the final answer, does M365 Business Premium contain Windows Pro/Business license or not. From M365 Admin Portal, I see that Windows Business app is available for users assigned with premium license, but this article says that only the upgrade from existing Pro is supported: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/business-premium/m365bp-upgrade-windows-pro?view=o365-worldwide&source=recommendations#purchase-windows-10-or-11-pro-to-upgrade-from-windows-10-or-11-home

In our case, customer is buying low level consumer laptops with Windows Home version and reinstall them with USB installation media to Pro/Business. Is that supported without buying Professional license additionally?

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  1. SUJAN ROY 0 Reputation points

    After carefully reviewing the service description of Microsoft 365 Business Premium, I found that it offers an upgrade service,

    but it does not provide Windows 10 Pro without a previous Windows license.

    If you require a Microsoft 365 subscription that includes a license for Windows 10,

    I would suggest trying out Microsoft 365 E3.

    I hope this information proves helpful.

    Let me know if you have any further queries.


    Sujan Roy.